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Child pornography and sexual grooming: legal and societal responses.

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Child pornography and sexual grooming : legal and societal responses. / Ost, Suzanne.

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009. 320 p. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society).

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Ost, S 2009, Child pornography and sexual grooming: legal and societal responses. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

APA

Ost, S. (2009). Child pornography and sexual grooming: legal and societal responses. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vancouver

Ost S. Child pornography and sexual grooming: legal and societal responses. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 320 p. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society).

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Ost, Suzanne. / Child pornography and sexual grooming : legal and societal responses. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009. 320 p. (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society).

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