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Coercive Control : Update and Review. / Stark, Evan; Hester, Marianne.

In: Violence against Women, Vol. 25, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 81-104.

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Stark, E & Hester, M 2019, 'Coercive Control: Update and Review', Violence against Women, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 81-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218816191

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Stark E, Hester M. Coercive Control: Update and Review. Violence against Women. 2019 Jan 1;25(1):81-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218816191

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Stark, Evan ; Hester, Marianne. / Coercive Control : Update and Review. In: Violence against Women. 2019 ; Vol. 25, No. 1. pp. 81-104.

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