The reasoning criminal. Rational choice perspectives on offending : D.B. Cornish and R.V. Clarke (eds): Springer Verlag, Berlin (1986). Pages xiv-246. DM 98

  title={The reasoning criminal. Rational choice perspectives on offending : D.B. Cornish and R.V. Clarke (eds): Springer Verlag, Berlin (1986). Pages xiv-246. DM 98},
  author={Gisli Gudjonsson},
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