Assessing the Possibility of a Pedophilia Panic and Contagion Effect Between France and the United States

  title={Assessing the Possibility of a Pedophilia Panic and Contagion Effect Between France and the United States},
  author={Melanie-Angela Neuilly and Kristen M. Zgoba},
  journal={Victims \& Offenders},
  pages={225 - 254}
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