Social and health aspects of rape
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Social and health aspects of rape a review of the literature and feasibility study by Joanne Ranson

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Published by United Way of Greater Vancouver, Social Planning and Research in Vancouver .
Written in English


  • Rape -- Bibliography.,
  • Rape -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.

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Edition Notes

Annotated bibliography: p. i-xxxii.

Statementby Joanne Ranson and Jane Howell.
ContributionsHowell, Jane, United Way of Greater Vancouver. Social Planning and Research.
LC ClassificationsHV6558 .R35
The Physical Object
Pagination91, xxxii, [17] leaves. --
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17313798M

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