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Title The social history of crime and punishment in America [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia / edited by Wilbur Miller.
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2012.
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 Electronic Reference  HV9950 .S66 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (4 v.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This 4-volume work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in America from colonial times to the present. It covers the whole of the criminal justice system, from crimes, law enforcement and policing to courts, corrections and human services.
Note Description based on print version details on publisher's website; title from home page (viewed on Dec. 7, 2011).
Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- History.
Crime -- United States -- History.
Related Names Miller, Wilbur R., 1944-
Collection Title SAGE knowledge.
Related To Print version 9781412988766
ISBN 9781452218427 (ebook) : No price