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Published by Dept. of the Youth Authority, Division of Research in [Sacramento, Calif.] .
Written in English



  • California.


  • Violent crimes -- California.,
  • Arrest -- California.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- California.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- California.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCalifornia Youth Authority. Division of Research.
LC ClassificationsHV6793.C2 V56 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3145372M
LC Control Number82623161

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