Life History Predicts Perceptions of Procedural Justice and Crime Reporting Intentions

  title={Life History Predicts Perceptions of Procedural Justice and Crime Reporting Intentions},
  author={Daniel J. Kruger and Joseph L. Nedelec and Thomas M Reischl and Marc A Zimmerman},
  journal={Evolutionary Psychological Science},
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