Youth, crime, and police work by Maggy Lee

Cover of: Youth, crime, and police work | Maggy Lee

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Juvenile delinquency -- Great Britain -- Prevention.,
  • Pre-trial intervention -- Great Britain.,
  • Police services for juveniles -- Great Britain.,
  • Social work with juvenile delinquents -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-167) and index.

Book details

StatementMaggy Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9145.A5 L44 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL679986M
ISBN 100312177623
LC Control Number97026515

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