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Published by Hawkins Press in Sydney .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.,
  • Western Australia


  • Family violence -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
  • Family violence -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Statistics.

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Bibliography: p. [112]-121.

StatementAnna Ferrante ... [et al.] ; the Crime Research Centre, the University of Western Australia.
ContributionsFerrante, Anna, 1963-, University of Western Australia. Crime Research Centre.
LC ClassificationsHV6626.23.A8 M43 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL552346M
ISBN 101876067020
LC Control Number96133992

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