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The Prevention of Child Abuse. / Wattam, Corinne.

In: Children and Society, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1999, p. 317-329.

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Wattam, C 1999, 'The Prevention of Child Abuse', Children and Society, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 317-329. https://doi.org/10.1002/CHI568

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Wattam, C. (1999). The Prevention of Child Abuse. Children and Society, 13(4), 317-329. https://doi.org/10.1002/CHI568

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Wattam C. The Prevention of Child Abuse. Children and Society. 1999;13(4):317-329. https://doi.org/10.1002/CHI568

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Wattam, Corinne. / The Prevention of Child Abuse. In: Children and Society. 1999 ; Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 317-329.

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