"Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partnerCitation formats

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  • R. Emerson Dobash
  • Russell P. Dobash
  • Kate Cavanagh

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"Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partner. / Emerson Dobash, R.; Dobash, Russell P.; Cavanagh, Kate.

In: Feminist Criminology, Vol. 4, No. 3, 07.2009, p. 194-225.

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Emerson Dobash, R, Dobash, RP & Cavanagh, K 2009, '"Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partner' Feminist Criminology, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 194-225. https://doi.org/10.1177/1557085109332668

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Emerson Dobash, R., Dobash, R. P., & Cavanagh, K. (2009). "Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partner. Feminist Criminology, 4(3), 194-225. https://doi.org/10.1177/1557085109332668

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Emerson Dobash R, Dobash RP, Cavanagh K. "Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partner. Feminist Criminology. 2009 Jul;4(3):194-225. https://doi.org/10.1177/1557085109332668

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Emerson Dobash, R. ; Dobash, Russell P. ; Cavanagh, Kate. / "Out of the blue": Men who murder an intimate partner. In: Feminist Criminology. 2009 ; Vol. 4, No. 3. pp. 194-225.

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