Australian Violence Contemporary Perspectives by A. C. T.) National Conference on Violence 1989 (Canberra

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ContributionsAustralia National Committee on Violence (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages325
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Open LibraryOL7625187M
ISBN 100642157634
ISBN 109780642157638
OCLC/WorldCa25131356

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