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Women in jail facility planning issues by Gail Elias

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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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Edition Notes

Other titlesFacility planning issues
Statementby Gail L. Elias, Kenneth Ricci.
ContributionsRicci, Kenneth., National Institute of Corrections (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsHV8827 .E45 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL312759M
LC Control Number97223407

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