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Published by Unit for the Arts and Offenders, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University in Loughborough .
Written in English

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Statement[compiled by Anne Peaker, Becky Pratt].
ContributionsPeaker, Anne., Pratt, Becky., Centre for Research in Social Policy. Unit for the Arts and Offenders.
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Pagination23p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17191122M
ISBN 100946831114

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