Policy andinformation in juvenile justice systems a report of the seminar held at Newcastle upon Tyne, July, 1987

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Published by NACRO Juvenile Crime Section in London, Save the children fund .

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A report produced jointly by Save the Children Fund and NACRO.

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Statementpapers written by Bruce Britton...(et al) ; edited by Bruce Britton...(et al).
ContributionsBritton, Bruce., NACRO. Juvenile Crime Section., Save the Children Fund.
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LC ClassificationsKD8471
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Paginationvii,31p. :
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL20777617M
ISBN 10085069082X
OCLC/WorldCa20693687

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