Comparing federal and state prison inmates, 1991
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Published by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Prisoners -- United States -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Caroline Wolf Harlow.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.
LC ClassificationsHV9465 .H37 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL851544M
LC Control Number95131754

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Comparing Federal and State Prison Inmates, October 1, NCJ Findings from the survey of federal inmates, sponsored for the first time by the Bureau of Prisons, are compared with those from the BJS survey of state prisoners. The report presents demographic, familial, and criminal justice characteristics of the two. Get this from a library! Comparing federal and state prison inmates, [Caroline Wolf Harlow; United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics.]. {{Citation | title=Comparing federal and state prison inmates, [microform] / by Caroline Wolf Harlow | author1=Harlow, Caroline Wolf | author2=United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics | year= | publisher=U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics | language=English }}. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Harlow, Caroline Wolf; Format: Book, Microform, Online; iii, 26 p.: ill. ; 28 cm.

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