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Black women and the criminal justice system towards the decolonisation of victimisation by Biko Agozino

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain


  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Great Britain.,
  • Women, Black -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.,
  • Women, Black -- Civil rights -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

StatementBiko Agozino.
SeriesInterdisciplinary research series in ethnic, gender, and class relations
LC ClassificationsHV9647 .A65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 197 p. ;
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL707971M
ISBN 101859726437
LC Control Number97070346

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