In honor of Fadime: murder and shame

Fadime, in remembrance -- Sara: "too Swedish" for a right to live -- Pela, or history repeats itself -- What is honor? -- The cross-cultural context of honor killing -- Virginity, virility, and honor -- At a trial -- Little sister, thirteen years old -- A mother's story -- Naive or pr...

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Main Author: Wikan, Unni
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Ill. [u.a.] University of Chicago Press 2008
Edition:Revised and extended, partly rewritten version
Online Access: Contributor biographical information
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3237
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Summary:Fadime, in remembrance -- Sara: "too Swedish" for a right to live -- Pela, or history repeats itself -- What is honor? -- The cross-cultural context of honor killing -- Virginity, virility, and honor -- At a trial -- Little sister, thirteen years old -- A mother's story -- Naive or primitive? -- Strength born from grief -- Intermission : honor in the courtroom -- Nadia's case : another question of honor --The Zedini case : was honor at stake? -- The Lörenskog murder : rethinking honor -- The man in the woods -- The mother -- Speaking in parliament -- Integration -- At stake : a perception of humanity -- Longing for a family
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description:305 S. 22 cm
ISBN:9780226896861
0226896862