Men who murder children inside and outside the familyCitation formats

  • Authors:
  • Kate Cavanagh
  • R. Emerson Dobash
  • Russell Dobash

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Men who murder children inside and outside the family. / Cavanagh, Kate; Dobash, R. Emerson; Dobash, Russell.

In: British Journal of Social Work, Vol. 35, No. 5, 07.2005, p. 667-688.

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Cavanagh, K, Dobash, RE & Dobash, R 2005, 'Men who murder children inside and outside the family' British Journal of Social Work, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 667-688.

APA

Cavanagh, K., Dobash, R. E., & Dobash, R. (2005). Men who murder children inside and outside the family. British Journal of Social Work, 35(5), 667-688.

Vancouver

Cavanagh K, Dobash RE, Dobash R. Men who murder children inside and outside the family. British Journal of Social Work. 2005 Jul;35(5):667-688.

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Cavanagh, Kate ; Dobash, R. Emerson ; Dobash, Russell. / Men who murder children inside and outside the family. In: British Journal of Social Work. 2005 ; Vol. 35, No. 5. pp. 667-688.

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