Women in the Crossfire

Women in the Crossfire

Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Book - 2018
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"Women in the Crossfire presents a thorough examination of honor killing, an ages-old social practice through which women are trapped and subjected to terror and deadly violence as consequences of the evolution of dysfunctional patriarchal structures and competition among men for domination. To understand the practice of honor killing, its root causes, and possibilities for protection and prevention, Robert Paul Churchill considers the issues from a variety of perspectives: epistemic, anthropological, sociological, cultural, ethical, historical, and psychological. He makes use of original research by analyzing a database of honor killing cases, published here for the first time." -- Publisher's description
Publisher: New York, NY :, Oxford University Press,, [2018]
ISBN: 9780190468569
0190468564
Branch Call Number: 362.88 C563
Characteristics: xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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