How police officers in England and Wales learn to construct and report "official reality"
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How police officers in England and Wales learn to construct and report "official reality" by Clive John Owen

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1999.

StatementClive John Owen.
The Physical Object
Pagination325, [19]p.
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18531013M

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