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Children and violence: an introductory, international and interdisciplinary approach
Children and violence: an introductory, international and interdisciplinary approach

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Reading A: Olweus, D. (1999) ‘Sweden’, The Nature of School Bullying, Smith, P. K. et al. (eds), Routledge, Taylor and Francis Books Ltd;

Reading B: Cairns, E. (1987) Caught in Crossfire: children and the Northern Ireland conflict, Appletree Press Ltd;

Reading C: Ryle, J. (1999) ‘Children at arms’, The Guardian, 25 January 1999. Copyright © John Ryle;

Reading C Postscript: Macpherson, M. (1999) ‘Letter to the editors of the New York Review’, New York Review of Books, 4 March 1999, reproduced by permission of Martin Macpherson.

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