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Psychology for correctional education facilitating human development in prison and court school settings by Robert J. Pellegrini

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Prisoners -- Education -- United States.,
  • Educational psychology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert J. Pellegrini and Susan Jean Meyers.
LC ClassificationsHV8883.3.U5 P45 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1700495M
ISBN 100398057915
LC Control Number92000844

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