Girls" Violence Myths And Realities (Suny Series in Women, Crime, and Criminology)

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Published by State University of New York Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adolescents,
  • Violence in society,
  • Social Science,
  • Female juvenile delinquents,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Teenage girls,
  • Criminology,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Female offenders,
  • Psychology

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsChristine Alder (Editor), Anne Worrall (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7803218M
ISBN 100791461106
ISBN 109780791461105

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