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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention

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Edition Notes

StatementSuzanne Cavanagh and David Teasley
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 13, fr. 00590
ContributionsTeasley, David, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17121878M

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