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School behind bars

School behind bars

a descriptive overview of correctional education in the American prison system

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Published by The Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Prisoners -- Education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael V. Reagen and Donald M. Stoughton.
      ContributionsReagen, Michael V., Stoughton, Donald M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8875 .S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 321 p. ;
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5211502M
      ISBN 100810808919
      LC Control Number75040001
      OCLC/WorldCa1945660

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