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By Mohammad Mazher Idriss,Tahir Abbas

ISBN-10: 0415565421

ISBN-13: 9780415565424

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Why are honour killings and honour-related violence (HRV) so very important to appreciate? What do such crimes symbolize? and the way does HRV slot in with Western perspectives and perceptions of Islam? This distinctively comparative assortment examines the idea that of HRV opposed to girls more often than not and Muslim ladies specifically. the difficulty of HRV has develop into a delicate topic in lots of South Asian and center japanese nations and it has acquired the growing to be cognizance of the media, human rights teams and teachers worldwide. besides the fact that, the difficulty has but to obtain specified educational learn within the uk, relatively when it comes to either criminal and sociological study. This assortment units out the theoretical and moral parameters of the examine of HRV with a view to tackle this highbrow vacuum in a socio-legal context. the major pursuits of this ebook are: to build, and to boost additional, a idea of HRV; to rationalise and characterise the various sorts of HRV; to enquire the function of faith, race and sophistication in society inside this context, specifically, the function of Islam; to scrutinise the position of the civil/criminal law/justice structures in fighting those crimes; and to notify public policy-makers of the aptitude rules that could be hired in scuffling with HRV.

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