Aggression in children and youth

[proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Aggression in Children and Youth, Maratea, Italy, June 17-28, 1981] by NATO Advanced Study Institute on Aggression in Children and Youth (1981 Maratea, Italy)

Publisher: M. Nijhoff in The Hague, Boston

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert M. Kaplan, Vladimir J. Konečni, Raymond W. Novaco.
SeriesNATO ASI series., no. 17
ContributionsKaplan, Robert M. 1947-, Konečni, Vladimir J., 1944-, Novaco, Raymond W., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
LC ClassificationsBF723.A35 N37 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3179527M
ISBN 109024729033
LC Control Number83022113

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