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Research on violence

D. J. West

Research on violence

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Published by Institute of Criminology in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementby D.J. West and Paul Wiles.
SeriesBibliographical series no -- 6
ContributionsWiles, Paul., University of Cambridge. Institute of Criminology.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21090391M

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