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Parole and Release from Prison. / Pierpoint, Harriet.

An Introduction to Criminal Justice. ed. / Jamie Harding; Pamela Davies; George Mair. London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017. p. 323-345.

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Pierpoint, H 2017, Parole and Release from Prison. in J Harding, P Davies & G Mair (eds), An Introduction to Criminal Justice. SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp. 323-345.

APA

Pierpoint, H. (2017). Parole and Release from Prison. In J. Harding, P. Davies, & G. Mair (Eds.), An Introduction to Criminal Justice (pp. 323-345). SAGE Publications Ltd.

Vancouver

Pierpoint H. Parole and Release from Prison. In Harding J, Davies P, Mair G, editors, An Introduction to Criminal Justice. London: SAGE Publications Ltd. 2017. p. 323-345

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Pierpoint, Harriet. / Parole and Release from Prison. An Introduction to Criminal Justice. editor / Jamie Harding ; Pamela Davies ; George Mair. London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017. pp. 323-345

BibTeX

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