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A paradox of honor : hopes and perspectives of Muslim-American women

Author: Tayeba Shaikh; Jennifer M Ossege; Richard W Sears
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tayeba Shaikh; Jennifer M Ossege; Richard W Sears
ISBN: 9781138656208 1138656208
OCLC Number: 1008976611
Notes: "Routledge focus"--cover.
Description: viii, 77 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: New lights in familiar places: autoethnography --
When morals mean murder: the reality and prevalence of honor killing --
Exposure: the role of the media: mainstream media is a primary resource of information regarding honor killings for Muslim-American women --
Liberation through education: education is an essential component to end honor killings --
Religion matters: religion is considered a foundation for instilling values and morals --
Blurred lines: religion, culture, and tradition are concepts that are deeply interwoven and are difficult to differentiate --
A multitude of meanings: the term "respect" was used in place of "honor" in the home --
Calibrating the compass of self: self-respect is an integral part of learning how to be honorable --
Honor is thicker than blood: family is a core value when discussing the concept of honor --
Emerging hope: summary and conclusion.
Responsibility: Tayeba Shaikh, Jennifer M. Ossege, and Richard W. Sears.

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