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Male vs. female criminality

Betty Britt Miller

Male vs. female criminality

a comparative analysis of three male respondent groups.

by Betty Britt Miller

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Published by Xerox University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Oklahoma, 1974.

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Pagination1 microfilm reel ;
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Open LibraryOL13710221M


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Armentrout, Elizabeth G., An Analysis of Adler’s Theory and the Female Criminal. Master of Science (Criminal Justice), August94 pp., 1 chart, references, 46 titles.

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