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Author Wikan, Unni, 1944-

Title In Honor of Fadime : Murder and Shame / Unni Wikan ; Translated by Anna Paterson
Edition Revised and extended, partly rewritten version
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Sahindal, Fadime.
Family violence -- Sweden.
Honor killings -- Sweden.
Kurds -- Sweden.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0226896900 (electronic bk.)
9780226896908 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles For ærens skyld. English