Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

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Connecting to the Community: A Case Study in Women's Resettlement Needs and Experiences

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Boober BH, King EH. Connecting to the Community: A Case Study in Women's Resettlement Needs and Experiences. In: Sheehan R, McIvor G, Trotter C, eds. Working with Women Offenders in the Community. Abingdon U.K.; New York: Willan; 2011:319-341

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Publish Date: 
January 1, 2011
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