Peer group support and propensity for violence against women
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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Violence in sports,
  • Peer pressure,
  • Women -- Crimes against,
  • College athletes -- Sexual behavior,
  • Violence in men,
  • Man-woman relationships

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Gary S. Collichio.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination59 leaves
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17600391M
OCLC/WorldCa46622787

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