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The Resource "Honour" : crimes, paradigms, and violence against women, edited by Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain

"Honour" : crimes, paradigms, and violence against women, edited by Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain

Label
"Honour" : crimes, paradigms, and violence against women
Title
"Honour"
Title remainder
crimes, paradigms, and violence against women
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain
Title variation
Honor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called 'honour crimes' in different geographic and social contexts, including 'honour killings' and interference with the right to marry. Its purpose is to support human rights activists, policymakers and lawyers by explaining what such crimes are, how they vary from country to country, and what strategies are needed to combat them. Drawing on original case material from a wide range of countries, it identifies and analyses cross-cutting thematic issues and seeks to develop a human right
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
362.83
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
LC item number
H66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welchman, Lynn
  • Hossain, Sara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Honor killings
  • Honor
  • Patriarchy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Honor killings
  • Honor
  • Patriarchy
  • Women
  • Women
Label
"Honour" : crimes, paradigms, and violence against women, edited by Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
United Nations, approaches to 'crimes of honour' / Jane Connors -- 'Crimes of honour', value and meaning / Purna Sen -- The role of 'community discourse' in combating 'crimes of honour' : preliminary assessment and prospects / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im -- 'Honour killings' and the law in Pakistan / Sohail Akbar Warraich -- Murders of women in Lebanon : 'crimes of honour' between reality and the law / Danielle Hoyek, Rafif Rida Sidawi, and Amira Abou Mrad -- 'Crimes of honour' as violence against women in Egypt / Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance -- Researching women's victimisation in Palestine : a socio-legal analysis / Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian -- Culture, national minority, and the state : working against the 'crime of family honour' within the Palestinian community in Israel / Aida Touma-Sliman -- Changing the rules? Developments on 'crimes of honour' in Jordan / Reem Abu Hassan and Lynn Welchman -- Honour-based violence among the Kurds : the case of Iraqi Kurdistan / Nazand Begikhani -- 'Crimes of honour' in the Italian penal code : an analysis of history and reform / Maria Gabriella Bettiga-Boukerbout -- The 'legitimate defence of honour', or murder with impunity? A critical study of legislation and case law in Latin America / Silvia Pimentel, Valéria Pandjiarjian, and Juliana Belloque -- 'There is no "honour" in domestic violence, only shame!" Women's struggles against 'honour' crimes in the UK / Hannana Siddiqui -- Of consent and contradiction : forced marriages in Bangladesh / Dina M. Siddiqi -- From fathers to husbands : of love, death, and marriage in North India / Uma Chakravarti -- Tackling forced marriages in the Nordic countries : between women's rights and immigration control / Anja Bredal
Control code
323199980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842776261
Lccn
2005050149
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
125898
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)323199980
Label
"Honour" : crimes, paradigms, and violence against women, edited by Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
United Nations, approaches to 'crimes of honour' / Jane Connors -- 'Crimes of honour', value and meaning / Purna Sen -- The role of 'community discourse' in combating 'crimes of honour' : preliminary assessment and prospects / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im -- 'Honour killings' and the law in Pakistan / Sohail Akbar Warraich -- Murders of women in Lebanon : 'crimes of honour' between reality and the law / Danielle Hoyek, Rafif Rida Sidawi, and Amira Abou Mrad -- 'Crimes of honour' as violence against women in Egypt / Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance -- Researching women's victimisation in Palestine : a socio-legal analysis / Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian -- Culture, national minority, and the state : working against the 'crime of family honour' within the Palestinian community in Israel / Aida Touma-Sliman -- Changing the rules? Developments on 'crimes of honour' in Jordan / Reem Abu Hassan and Lynn Welchman -- Honour-based violence among the Kurds : the case of Iraqi Kurdistan / Nazand Begikhani -- 'Crimes of honour' in the Italian penal code : an analysis of history and reform / Maria Gabriella Bettiga-Boukerbout -- The 'legitimate defence of honour', or murder with impunity? A critical study of legislation and case law in Latin America / Silvia Pimentel, Valéria Pandjiarjian, and Juliana Belloque -- 'There is no "honour" in domestic violence, only shame!" Women's struggles against 'honour' crimes in the UK / Hannana Siddiqui -- Of consent and contradiction : forced marriages in Bangladesh / Dina M. Siddiqi -- From fathers to husbands : of love, death, and marriage in North India / Uma Chakravarti -- Tackling forced marriages in the Nordic countries : between women's rights and immigration control / Anja Bredal
Control code
323199980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842776261
Lccn
2005050149
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
125898
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)323199980

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