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Wikan, Unni, 1944-
For ærens skyld. English
In honor of Fadime : murder and shame / Unni Wikan ; translated by Anna Paterson
Revised and extended, partly rewritten version
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV6197.S8 W55 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Sahindal, Fadime
Subject(s) Honor killings -- Sweden
Family violence -- Sweden
Kurds -- Sweden
Physical Description 305 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-305)
Contents 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

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