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Hispanic experience of criminal justice

Peter L. Sissons

Hispanic experience of criminal justice

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Published by Hispanic Research Center, Fordham University in Bronx, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- New York (State) -- Case studies.,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- New York (State) -- Case studies.,
    • Hispanic Americans -- New York (State) -- Case studies.,
    • Latin Americans -- New York (State) -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 73-79.

      StatementPeter L. Sissons.
      SeriesMonograph - Hispanic Research Center, Fordham University ; no. 3, Monograph (Fordham University. Hispanic Research Center) ;, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6793.N5 S58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 79 p. ;
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4163762M
      LC Control Number80145322


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