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Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction. / Soothill, Keith; Christoffersen, Mogens N.; Hussain, M. Azhar; Francis, Brian.

In: British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 50, No. 2, 03.2010, p. 222-238.

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Soothill, K, Christoffersen, MN, Hussain, MA & Francis, B 2010, 'Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 222-238. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azp076

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Soothill, K., Christoffersen, M. N., Hussain, M. A., & Francis, B. (2010). Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction. British Journal of Criminology, 50(2), 222-238. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azp076

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Soothill K, Christoffersen MN, Hussain MA, Francis B. Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction. British Journal of Criminology. 2010 Mar;50(2):222-238. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azp076

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Soothill, Keith ; Christoffersen, Mogens N. ; Hussain, M. Azhar ; Francis, Brian. / Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction. In: British Journal of Criminology. 2010 ; Vol. 50, No. 2. pp. 222-238.

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