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Crime Causation: Political Theories


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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal LawCrime Causation: Political Theories - Political Orientations And Theoretical Affinities, Theories Of Crime And Explaining Political Crime, Conclusion, Bibliography