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Published by Institute for Urban Affairs and Research, Howard University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Victims of crimes -- United States.,
  • Older people -- Crimes against -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 43-49.

Statementby Harvey L. McMurray.
SeriesOccasional paper / Mental Health Research and Development Center, Institute for Urban Affairs and Research, Howard University ;, no. 22, Occasional paper (Howard University. Mental Health Research and Development Center) ;, no. 22.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.A34 M38 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationii leaves, 49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3194343M
LC Control Number83080336

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