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Unspeakable Acts

Why Men Sexually Abuse Children

by Douglas W. Pryor

  • 65 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child Abuse,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Sexual abuse,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Offenses And Offenders,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Criminology,
  • ABUSED CHILDREN,
  • SEX CRIMES,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045716M
    ISBN 100814766668
    ISBN 109780814766668
    OCLC/WorldCa228387303

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