Handbook for evaluating objective prison classification systems

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Corrections in [Washington, D.C.] .

Written in English

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  • United States. -- Dept. of Justice -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Prisoners -- United States -- Classification -- Evaluation.

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Statementprepared by Jack Alexander and James Austin.
ContributionsAustin, James, 1948-, National Institute of Corrections (U.S.)
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LC ClassificationsHV8763 .A54 1992
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Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18756804M

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