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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sexual deviation,
  • Deviant behavior,
  • Psychosexual disorders,
  • Child sexual abuse,
  • Sex offenders -- Psychology,
  • Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation,
  • Paraphilias,
  • Child Abuse, Sexual,
  • Sex Offenses -- psychology,
  • Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTony Ward, D. Richard Laws, Stephen M. Hudson, editors.
ContributionsWard, Tony 1954-, Laws, D. Richard., Hudson, Stephen M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ71 .S398 2003, HQ71 .S398 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18183945M
ISBN 100761927328
LC Control Number2002007105

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