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Gill, Aisha K.

‘Honour’ Killing and Violence

Gill, Aisha K. - ‘Honour’ Killing and Violence, ebook

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Table of contents

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 Subspecies 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 Familial Value
Johanna Bond

6. (Dis)honour, Death and Duress in the Courtroom
Jocelynne A. Scutt

Part II. Operationalising/Practices of Honour and Violence

7. Ordinary v. Other Violence? Conceptualising Honour-Based Violence in Scandinavian Public Policies
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 Northern India
Suruchi Thapar-Björkert

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 A. Ercan

11. ‘No Place in Canada’: Triumphant Discourses, Murdered Women and the ‘Honour Crime’
Dana M. Olwan

Keywords: Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, Gender Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Crime and Society, Human Rights, Ethics

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
264 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137289568
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-28955-1

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