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Alcohol and crime

Lawrence A. Greenfeld

Alcohol and crime

an analysis of national data on the prevalence of alcohol involvement in crime

by Lawrence A. Greenfeld

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism and crime -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Drunk driving -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Drinking and traffic accidents -- United States -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAnalysis of national data on the prevalence of alcohol involvement in crime.
    Statementby Lawrence A. Greenfeld.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 36, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17616207M
    OCLC/WorldCa39350037


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