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Criminological research and decision making studies on the influence of criminological research on criminal policy in the Netherlands and Finland. by United Nations Social Defence Research Institute.

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Published by United Nations Social Defence Research Institute in Rome .
Written in English



  • Netherlands.,
  • Finland.


  • Criminology -- Research -- Netherlands.,
  • Crime -- Research -- Finland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

SeriesPublication - UNSDRI ; no. 10, Publication (United Nations Social Defence Research Institute) ;, no. 10.
LC ClassificationsHV6024.5 .U5 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4609795M
LC Control Number77373430

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