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Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change

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Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change. / Button, Mark.

Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 272 p. (Crime prevention and security management).

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Harvard

Button, M 2008, Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change. Crime prevention and security management, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

APA

Button, M. (2008). Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change. (Crime prevention and security management). Palgrave Macmillan.

Vancouver

Button M. Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 272 p. (Crime prevention and security management).

Author

Button, Mark. / Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 272 p. (Crime prevention and security management).

Bibtex

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