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Published by Carolina Academic Press .
Written in English


  • Women,
  • Crimes against,
  • Violent crimes,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • United States,
  • Reference

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBeverley Balos (Editor), Mary Louise Fellows (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages670
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8217857M
ISBN 100890895678
ISBN 109780890895672

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