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Making Social Change
M. McMahon, E. Pence
Published 1 January 2003
Law, Political Science
Violence Against Women
The arrest of large numbers of women under laws originally designed to protect them from male violence tells us very little about women’s use of violence against their intimate partners. However, it… 
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