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Lecture 4

SOSC 1350 Lecture 4: Lecture 4 Masculinities and Violence


Department
Social Science
Course Code
SOSC 1350
Professor
Julie Dowsett
Lecture
4

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UNDERSTANDING+MASS+MURDERS+BEYOND+THE+MAD+KILLER+THESIS
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Lecture'4:'
Masculinities'and'Violence
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