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Understanding Crime Scene Examination through an ethnographic lens. / Wyatt, David; Wilson-Kovacs, Dana.

In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Forensic Science, 30.07.2019.

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Wyatt, D & Wilson-Kovacs, D 2019, 'Understanding Crime Scene Examination through an ethnographic lens', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Forensic Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1357

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Wyatt, D., & Wilson-Kovacs, D. (2019). Understanding Crime Scene Examination through an ethnographic lens. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Forensic Science, [e1357]. https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1357

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Wyatt D, Wilson-Kovacs D. Understanding Crime Scene Examination through an ethnographic lens. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Forensic Science. 2019 Jul 30. e1357. https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1357

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Wyatt, David ; Wilson-Kovacs, Dana. / Understanding Crime Scene Examination through an ethnographic lens. In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Forensic Science. 2019.

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