Preventing property crime
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Preventing property crime proceedings of a seminar held 24-25 November 1987 in Canberra by AIC Seminar (23rd 1987 Canberra, A.C.T.)

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Published by Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra, A.C.T .
Written in English



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  • Crime prevention -- Australia -- Congresses.,
  • Offenses against property -- Australia -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Dennis Challinger.
SeriesProceedings / AIC Seminar,, no. 23
ContributionsChallinger, Dennis Owen.
LC ClassificationsHV7173.5 .A35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2261659M
ISBN 100642134448
LC Control Number89143818

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