‘Honour’ Killing and Violence

Theory, Policy and Practice

  • Aisha K. Gill
  • Carolyn Strange
  • Karl Roberts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction: ‘Honour’ and ‘Honour’-Based Violence: Challenging Common Assumptions

  3. Conceptual Frameworks

  4. Operationalising/Practices of Honour and Violence

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 237-244

About this book


In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'.


children crime criminology girls psychology Tradition violence women

Editors and affiliations

  • Aisha K. Gill
    • 1
  • Carolyn Strange
    • 2
  • Karl Roberts
    • 3
  1. 1.University of RoehamptonUK
  2. 2.Australian National UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.University of Western SydneyAustralia

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