'Honour' Killing and Violence: Theory, Policy and Practice

'Honour' Killing and Violence: Theory, Policy and Practice

By: Aisha K. Gill (editor), Carolyn Strange (editor), K. Roberts (editor)Paperback

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In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'.

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Anja Bredal, Institute for Social Research, Norway Selen Ayirtman Ercan, University of Canberra, Australia Dana Mohammed Olwan, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Rupa Reddy, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK Jocelynne A. Scutt, University of Buckingham, UK Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert, University of Uppsala, Sweden


Acknowledgements Foreword; Professor Lynn Welchman Notes on the Contributors 1. Introduction: 'Honour' and 'Honour'-based Violence: Challenging Common Assumptions; Aisha K. Gill PART I: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS 2. Domestic Violence or Cultural Tradition? Approaches to 'Honour Killing' as Species and Sub-species in English Legal Practice; Rupa Reddy 3. Adjusting the Lens of Honour-based Violence: Perspectives from Euro-American History; Carolyn Strange 4. Towards a Psychologically Oriented Motivational Model of Honour Based Violence; Karl Roberts 5. Honour as Property; Johanna Bond 6. (Dis)honour, Death and Duress in the Courtroom; Jocelynne A. Scutt PART II: OPERATIONALISING PRACTICES OF HONOUR AND VIOLENCE 7. Conceptualising HBV in Scandinavian Law Enforcement; Anja Bredal 8. 'If there were no khaps, ...everything will go haywire...young boys and girls will start marrying into the same gotra'- Understanding khap-directed Honour Killings in North India; Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert 9. 'All they think about is honour': The Murder of Shafilea Ahmed; Aisha K. Gill 10. Same Problem, Different Solutions: The Case of 'honour killing' in Germany and Britain; Selen Ayirtman Ercan 11. No Place in Canada': Triumphant Discourses, Murdered Women, and the 'Honour Crime'; Dana Mohammed Olwan

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  • publication date: 07/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137289551
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781137289551
  • weight: 313
  • ISBN10: 1137289554

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