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Too Close to Home; Domestic Violence in Latin America (Inter-American Development Bank)

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Domestic violence,
  • Family welfare,
  • Women"s studies,
  • General,
  • Sociology - Marriage & Family,
  • Latin America,
  • Family Violence,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Abuse - General,
  • International - General,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Congresses,
  • Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndrew R. Morrison (Editor), María Loreto Biehl (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8707188M
    ISBN 10188693844X
    ISBN 109781886938441


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