Honour-Based Violence: Experiences and Counter-Strategies in Iraqi Kurdistan and the UK Kurdish Diaspora

Honour-Based Violence: Experiences and Counter-Strategies in Iraqi Kurdistan and the UK Kurdish Diaspora

by Nazand Begikhani, Aisha K. Gill

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ISBN-13: 9781409421900
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2015
Edition description: 1
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr Nazand Begikhani, University of Bristol, UK, Dr Aisha K. Gill, University of Roehampton, UK and Professor Gill Hague, University of Bristol, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Fatma Müge Göçek; Understanding and challenging ‘honour'-based violence; Defining and responding to honour-based violence and patriarchal social relations; The context: Iraqi Kurdistan region; The nature of HBV and women's voices from Iraqi Kurdistan; Media representation of honour-based violence; Honour crimes and Kurdish women in the diaspora; Issues for law, policy and practice in Iraqi Kurdistan; Conclusions: moving forward; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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