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Blackmail. / Francis, Brian Joseph; Peelo, Moira; Soothill, Keith.

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. ed. / Beth Huebner. New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Francis, BJ, Peelo, M & Soothill, K 2016, Blackmail. in B Huebner (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. Oxford University Press, New York. https://doi.org/10.1093/OBO/9780195396607­0199

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Francis, B. J., Peelo, M., & Soothill, K. (2016). Blackmail. In B. Huebner (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology New York: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/OBO/9780195396607­0199

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Francis BJ, Peelo M, Soothill K. Blackmail. In Huebner B, editor, Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press. 2016 https://doi.org/10.1093/OBO/9780195396607­0199

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Francis, Brian Joseph ; Peelo, Moira ; Soothill, Keith. / Blackmail. Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. editor / Beth Huebner. New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.

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