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Murder in the name of honor : the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime

Author: Rana Husseini
Publisher: Oxford, England : OneWorld, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A hard-hitting and controversial examination of honor crimes. Claiming the life of 5,000 women every year, the practice is common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Husseini, Rana.
Murder in the name of honor.
Oxford, England : OneWorld, 2009
(OCoLC)676248950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rana Husseini
ISBN: 9781851685974 1851685979 9781851685240 1851685243
OCLC Number: 405330738
Description: xiv, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Murder in Amman --
Interview with a killer --
Honour as an excuse --
Bound by honour --
Excusing murder --
We fought the law--
--
The royal march for justice --
Opening the floodgates --
Changing attitudes --
Two steps back --
A world of honour --
Love, honour, and obey --
Chaos in Europe --
Honour in the USA --
The road to real honour.
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Rana Husseini's hard-hitting and controversial examination of honour crimes, which includes the personal stories of many high-profile cases that have recently hit the news.  Read more...

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"[A] powerful work that combines the broader international picture with the personal stories of women... It's a brilliant light cast on a practice that claims the lives of at least 5000 women a Read more...

 
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