Perceptions of crime in Metropolitan Toronto
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Published by York University, Institute for Behavioural Research in [Downsview, Ont.] .
Written in English


  • Crime and criminals -- Ontario -- Toronto Metropolitan Area -- Public opinion.

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Edition Notes

StatementTom Atkinson.
SeriesReport / York University, Institute for Behavioural Research -- no. 5, Report (York University (Toronto, Ont.). Institute for Behavioural Research) -- no.5.
ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Institute for Behavioural Research.
LC ClassificationsHV 6810 T62 A87 1981, HV6810T6 A87
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 31 leaves ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18705662M

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