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'Honour': Crimes, Paradigms and Violence Against Women

Publisher: Zed Books
Author: Sara Hossain, Lynn Welchman
Type: Book
Date: 2005
Keywords: domestic violence, violence against women,
Location in CRTDA: Independent Resources and Information Services (IRIS)

This volume brings together the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organizations addressing so-called "honour crimes", including "honour killings" and interference with the right to marry, as well as analyzing relevant cross-cutting thematic issues. In addition, this book identifies relevant intersecting thematic issues from practice-orientated academic perspective. It highlights a human rights based framework in seeking to address "crimes of honour" rather than taking a culturally relativist approach.

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