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Honor killings in the twenty-first century

Author: Nicole Pope
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thousands of women are murdered every year by close relatives for allegedly violating an unwritten social code or rebelling against the patriarchal order. "Honor" killings and other harmful practices such as forced marriage, child marriage, or bride exchange have been recorded for centuries. Under growing pressure from human rights activists, these old traditions have also evolved and adapted to modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pope, Nicole.
Honor killings in the twenty-first century.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2011024737
(OCoLC)731536408
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Pope
ISBN: 9781137012661 1137012668
OCLC Number: 778698434
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 223 pages)
Contents: Rojin --
Honor and shame --
Pinar --
Born unequal --
Nasreen --
Harmful practices --
Zahida --
Cruel and unusual --
Şemse --
Perpetrators --
Berfin --
Religion, tradition, or patriarchy? --
Heshu --
Old traditions, modern context --
Samia --
Legal matters --
Güldünya --
Fatma and Fatih.
Responsibility: Nicole Pope.

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