Gender and Contextual Factors in Adolescent Dating Violence

  title={Gender and Contextual Factors in Adolescent Dating Violence},
  author={Christian E. Molidor and Richard M. Tolman},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={180 - 194}
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