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Understanding sexual violence a study of convicted rapists by Diana Scully

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rape -- United States.,
  • Rapists -- United States -- Attitudes.,
  • Rape -- United States -- Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDiana Scully.
SeriesPerspectives on gender -- v.3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6561
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22127946M
ISBN 100415911087

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