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Public perceptions of private security in shopping malls: a comparison of the United Kingdom and South Korea

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Public perceptions of private security in shopping malls : a comparison of the United Kingdom and South Korea. / Kim, Hyunho; Button, Mark; Lee, Julak.

In: International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 12.03.2018.

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Kim, Hyunho ; Button, Mark ; Lee, Julak. / Public perceptions of private security in shopping malls : a comparison of the United Kingdom and South Korea. In: International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 2018.

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