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Honour, violence, women and Islam

Author: Mohammad Mazher Idriss; Tahir Abbas
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxfordshire ; New York : Routledge, 2011. ©2011
Series: A GlassHouse book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so important to understand? What do such crimes represent? And how does HRV fit in with Western views and perceptions of Islam? This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Readings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Mazher Idriss; Tahir Abbas
ISBN: 9780415565424 0415565421 9780203846988 0203846982 9780415697798 0415697794
OCLC Number: 457164672
Description: viii, 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Honour, violence, women and Islam--an introduction / Mohammed Mazher Idriss --
Honour-related violence towards South Asian Muslim women in the UK : a crisis of masculinity and cultural relativism in the context of Islamophobia and the 'war on terror' / Tahir Abbas --
Silencing of women from the Pakistani Muslim Mirpuri community in violent relationships / Zahira Latif --
"There is nothing 'honourable' about honour killings" : gender, violence and the limits of multiculturalism / Veena Meetoo and Heidi Safia Mirza --
Collective crimes, collective victims : a case study of the murder of Banaz Mahmod / Joanne Payton --
Honour and shame in domestic homicide : a critical analysis of the provocation defence / Anna Carline --
Does the Qur'an condone domestic violence? / Sadia Kausar, Sjaad Hussain and Mohammed Mazher Idriss --
Construction of 'honour' in Indian criminal law : an Indian lawyer's perspective / Geeta Ramaseshan --
Men's violence and women's responsibility : mothers' stories about honour violence / Åsa Eldén --
Lack of due diligence : judgements of crimes of honour in Turkey / Leylâ Pervizat --
Comparative study of the reform work conducted in Asia and Europe to combat violence and 'so-called' honour murders / Rana Husseini --
Ending honour crimes in sub-Saharan Africa : looking at a long hard death / Nancy Kaymar Stafford --
Conversations across borders : men and honour-related violence in the UK and Sweden / Suruchi Thapar-Björkert --
Tackling 'crimes of honour' : evaluating the social and legal responses for combating forced marriages in the UK / Samia Bano --
Reconfiguring 'honour'-based violence as a form of gendered violence / Aisha Gill.
Series Title: A GlassHouse book
Responsibility: edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss and Tahir Abbas.
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