Author:Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain (eds)

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'Honour': Crimes, Paradigms, and Violence Against Women

By: Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain (eds)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027142

ISBN: 8189013807

Condition: New


'Honour' brings together the practical insights and experience of individuals and organisations working in diverse regions and contexts to combat 'crimes of honour'. The authors examine strategies of response to such manifestations of violence against women, focusing largely on 'honour killings' and interference with the right to choice in marriage, and the related use and legal treatment of the defence of 'honour' and 'provocation' in different countries of Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and South Asia. This timely book is distinctive in approach and content, highlighting activist and... View more info