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Who are prisoners' families? / Paylor, Ian; Smith, David.

In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1994, p. 131-144.

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Paylor, I & Smith, D 1994, 'Who are prisoners' families?', Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 131-144. https://doi.org/10.1080/09649069408412422

APA

Paylor, I., & Smith, D. (1994). Who are prisoners' families? Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 16(2), 131-144. https://doi.org/10.1080/09649069408412422

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Paylor I, Smith D. Who are prisoners' families? Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 1994;16(2):131-144. https://doi.org/10.1080/09649069408412422

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Paylor, Ian ; Smith, David. / Who are prisoners' families?. In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 1994 ; Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 131-144.

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