The Impact of Professional Football Games Upon Violent Assaults on Women

@article{White1992TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Professional Football Games Upon Violent Assaults on Women},
  author={Garland F. White and Janet Katz and K. Scarborough},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1992},
  volume={7},
  pages={157 - 171}
}
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