English-language Bibliography: 'Honour' Crime

Monographs and Chapters from Monographs

Abu Odeh, L.
Crimes of Honour and the Construction of Gender in Arab Societies. Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives. Yamani, M., (ed.). London: Ithaca Press, 1996: 141-194.

Ali, R.
The Dark Side of 'Honour': Women Victims in Pakistan. Lahore: Arqam, 2001.

Araji, Sharon K.
Crimes of Honor and Shame: Violence against Women in Non-Western and Western Societies. Anchorage: University of Alaska, 2000.

Blaschke, Jochen (ed.)
Multi-Level Discrimination of Muslim Women in Europe. Berlin: Parabolis, 2000.

Gill, Aisha K., Carolyn Strange and Karl Roberts eds.:
'Honour' Killing and Violence: Theory, Policy and Practice. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Greiff, Shaina
No Justice in Justifications: Violence against Women in the Name of Culture, Religion and Tradition. The Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women and Women Living Under Muslim Laws: 2010.

Husseini, Rana
Murder in the Name of Honour. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2009.

Ilkkaracan, Pinar (ed.)
Women and Sexuality in Muslim Societies. Istanbul: Women for Women´s Human Rights / Kadinin Insan Haklari Projesi, 2000.

Jafri, Amir H.

Honour Killing: Dilemma, Ritual, Understanding. Oxford University Press, 2008.

Luopajärvi, Katja
Honour Killings as Human Rights Violations. Institute for Human Rights. Finnland: Abo Akademie University, 2003.

Meillon, Cynthia / Bunch, Charlotte (ed.)
Holding on to the Promise: Women´s Human Rights and the Beijing+5 Review. Center for Women´s Global Leadership. New Brunswick: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2001.

Mojab, S. and Abdo, N.
Violence in the Name of Honour: Theoretical and Political Challenges. Istanbul: Bilgi University Press, 2004.

Siddiqui, H.
’It was Written in her Kismet': Forced Marriage. From Homebreakers to Jailbreakers: Southall Black Sisters. Gupta, R. (ed.). London: Zed Books, 2003. 

Simons, Rae
Gender Danger: Survivors of Rape, Human Trafficking, and Honor Killings (Survivors: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances), Mason Crest Publ, Broomall 2008.

Spierenburg, P.
Men and Violence: Gender, Honour and Rituals in Modern Europe and America. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998.

The SURGIR Foundation
Manual for Policy Makers, Instituions and Civil Society: Combating Honour Crime in Europe. Foundation SURGIR: 2012.

Terman, Rochelle L.
To Specify or Single Out: Should We Use the Term „Honor Killing“?. In: Muslim World Journal of Human Rights. California, 2010.

Welchman, Lynn and Hossain, Sara
’Honour’: Crimes, paradigms and violence against women. London: Zed Books, 2005.

Reports, Studies, Surveys, Leaflets

Akbari, Daniel/ Tetreault, Paul
Honor Killing: A Professional's Guide to Sexual Relations and Ghayra Violence from the Islamic Sources, AuthorHouse, Bloomington 2014.

Amnesty International, (ed.)
Israel: Conflict, Occupation and Patriarchy: Women carry the Burden., Occupation and Patriarchy: Women carry the Burden. 30 March 2005. Al Index : MDE 15/016/2005. Web: 10.08.2009. 

Amnesty International, (ed.)
Turkey: Women Confronting Family Violence. 1 June 2004. AI Index: EUR 44/013/2004. Web. 10.08.2009. 

Amnesty International (ed.)
Afghanistan: ‚No one listens to us and no one treats us as human beings’. Justice denied to women. 5 October 2003. AI Index: ASA 11/023/2003. Web. 10.08.2009.
Amnesty International (ed.)
Pakistan: Violence against Women in the Name of Honour. September 1999. AI Index: ASA 33/17/99.

Brandon, James and Hafez, Salam
Crimes of the Community: Honour-based violence in the UK. Trowbridge: Cromwell Press, 2008. Report for Centre for Social Cohesion. Web. 17.08.2009.

Centre for Gender and Violence Research, University of Bristol and Roehampton University
Final Report: Honour-based Violence (HBV) and Honour-based Killings in Iraqi Kurdistand and in the Kurdish Diaspora in the UK. Begikhani, Gill & Hague, 2010.

Felz, Martina, Said, Isabel and Kathrin Triebl (Eds.)
Active against Forced Marriage: Recommendations. Hamburg: Ministry for Social and Family Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection City of Hamburg, 2009.

Forced Marriage Unit (ed.)
Download nowMulti-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage. 2009. Web. 10.08.2009.

Forced Marriage Unit
Download nowWhat is forced marriage? Leaflet. Web. 18.08.2009.

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage
A Theorie of Change on Child Marriage. London 2014.

Government Offices of Sweden
Patriarchal violence - an attack on human security: A broad survey of measures to combat patriarchal violence and oppression, particularly acts committed in the name of honour directed at women, homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender persons. Stockholm: EO- Print, 2005.

Human Rights Watch (ed.)
Honoring the Killers: Justice denied for ‚Honor’ Crimes in Jordan. (2004).

Kardam, Filiz
The Dynamics of Honor Killings in Turkey: Prospects of Action. Ankara: UNDP Turkey, UNFPA, Population Association, 2005.

KA-MER Woman Center
We will not get used to!: Killings in the name of ’Honour’. 2003 Report KA-MER. Turkey: Diyarbakir, 2004.

KA-MER Women´s Center
No More ’If only´s’: Killings in the Name of ’Honour’. 2004 Report KA-MER. Turkey: Diyarbakir, 2004.

Khanum, Nazia
Forced marriage, family cohesion and community engagement: national learning through a case study of Luton. Equality in Diversity: 2008.

Korteweg, Anna / Yurdakul, Gökçe
Islam, gender and immigrant integration: boundary drawing in discourses on honour killing in the Netherlands and Germany. In: Ethnic and Racial Studies. Taylor and Francis, 2008.

Knudsen, A.
License to Kill: Honour Killings in Pakistan. CMI Reports WP (2004). Web. 17.08.2009. 

Kvinnoforum/Foundation of Women´s Forum
Honour Related Violence within a Global Perspective: Mitigation and Prevention in Europe. Stockholm: European Conference Report, 22.04.2005.

Kvinnoforum/Foundation of Women´s Forum
Honour Related Violence: European Resource Book and Good Practice. Based on the European project ‚Prevention of violence against women and girls in patriachal families’. Stockholm, 2005.

Meena, Kanhiya/ Rajawat, Rajni Singh/ Talwar, Bhumika
Honor killing in Modern Society -Anthropological View: Murder for Honor, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saabrücken 2013.

Pimentel, Silvia, Pandjiarjian, Valeria and Juliana Belloque
Legitimate Defense of Honor, illegitimate impunity of murderers: A critical study of the legislation and the case law in Latin America. CLADEM (Latin American Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women´s Rights), 2004.

Plan Asia Regional Office
Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Asia Child Marriage Initiative. Bangkok, 2013.

Policy Department External Policies of the European Parliament
Honour Killing - its causes and consequences: suggested strategies for the European Parliament. Brussels: European Parliament, 2007. Web. 17.08.2009.

Pope, Nicole
Honor Killings in the Twenty-First Century, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2011.

Rude-Antoine, Edwige
Forced marriages in Council of Europe member states: A comparative study of legislation and political initiatives. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2005.

Scipio, Minister K. Hezekiah
Honor Killing : She Shames The Family - Child Bride To Die, lulu.com, Hillsborough 2014.

Shah, H. Q.
There is no 'Honour' in Killing: Don't Let them Get Away with Murder. Booklet on Criminal Procedures. Lahore: Shirkat Gah, 2002.

Southall Black Sisters
Forced Marriage - an Abuse of Human Rights: One Year After ‚A Choice by Right’. London: Southall Black Sisters, July 2001.

UK Government, Home Office
A Choice by Right: The Report of the Working Group on Forced Marriage, 2000.

UK Government, Home Office and Foreign & Commonwealth Office (eds.)
Forced Marriage: A Wrong Not A Right. Consultation Paper. Forced Marriage Unit, 2005.

UK Government, House of Commons and Home Affairs Committee
Forced Marriage. Eight Report of Session 2010-12. The House of Commons: London, 2011.

Ul Haq, Habib/ Ullah, Asad/ Ibrar, Muhammad
Honor Killing: Its Causes and Socio-Legal Controlling Mechanisms, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saabrücken 2013.

UN General Assembly
Working towards the elimination of crimes against women comitted in the name of honour. Report of the Secretary General.

UNFPA, UNDP and Population Association
The Dynamics of Honour Killings in Turkey: Prospects for Action (Report, 2007).

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (ed.)
Early Marriage: Child Spouses. Innocenti Digest, 7. Florence: UNICEF, 2001. Web. 17.08.2009.

Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) (ed.)

Gender Discrimination in the Turkish Penal Code Draft Law: An Analysis of the Draft Law from a Gender Perspective and Proposed Amendments by the Women’s Platform on the Penal Code. Summary Report. Istanbul: New Ways, 2003. Web. 17.08.2009.

Journal Articles

Ali, S. S.
Is an Adult Muslim Woman Sui Juris? Some Reflections on the Concept of 'Consent in Marriage' without a Wali (with particular reference to the Samia Waheed case). Yearbook of Islamic & Middle Eastern Law, 3 (1996): 30-43.

Araji, S. K. and Carlson, J.
Family Violence including Crimes of Honor in Jordan. In Violence Against Women  7. 5 (May 2001): 586-621. Print.

Arnold, K. C.
Are the Perpetrators of Honor Killings Getting Away with Murder? Article 340 of the Jordanian Penal Code Analyzed under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. In American University International Law Review 16 (2001): 1343-1409.

Faqir, Fadia
Intrafamily Femicide in Defence of Honour: the Case of Jordan. Third World Quarterly 22.1 (2001): 65-82.

Glazer, I. M. and Ras, W. A.
On Aggression, Human Rights, and Hegemonic Discourse: The Case of a Murder for Family Honor in Israel.  Sex Roles 30. 3/4 (1994): 269-288.

Hossain, Sara and Turner, Suzanne
Abduction for Forced Marriage - Rights and Remedies in Bangladesh and Pakistan. International Family Law (April 2001): 15-24.

Jillani, T. H.
Implementing the Right to Marry: A View from the Pakistan Courts. In International Family Law (April 2001): 25-29.

Kulwicki, A. D.
The Practice of Honor Crimes: A Glimpse of Domestic Violence in the Arab World. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 23 (2002): 77-88.

Nanes, S. E.
Fighting Honor Crimes: Evidence of Civil Society in Jordan. Middle East Journal, 57.1 (2003): 112-129.

Pearson, M.L.
A Blemish on the Modern Face of Turkey: The Historical Background and Social, Legal, and International Implications of Virginity Testing in Turkey. North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation (2003): 663-699.

Pervizat, L.
’Honour Killings’ in Turkey: Stories of Extra-Judicial Executions. International Children's Rights Monitor, 15.1 (January 2002): 18-21.

Pervizat, L.
In the Name of Honour. Human Rights Dialogue, 2.10 (Fall 2003): 30-31.

Phillips, A.
When Culture Means Gender: Issues of Cultural Defence in the English Courts. Modern Law Review, 66.4 (2003): 510-532.

Sev'er, A.
Culture of Honour, Culture of Change: A Feminist Analysis of Honour Killings in Rural Turkey. Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal, 7.9 (1999): 964-999. Web. 17.08.2009.

Shalhoub-Kevorkian, N.
Femicide and the Palestinian Criminal Justice System: Seeds of Change in the Context of State Building? Law & Society Review, 36 (2002): 577-599.

Shalhoub-Kevorkian, N.
Re-examining Femicide: Breaking the Silence and Crossing ’Scientific’ Borders. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 28. 2 (2002): 581-608.

Shalhoub-Kevorkian, N.
Towards a Cultural Definition of Rape: Dilemmas in Dealing with Rape Victims in Palestinian Society. Women's Studies International Forum, 22.2 (1999): 157-173.

Siddiqui, H.
The Ties that Bind. Index On Censorship, 1 (2000): 50-53.

Singer, Sir Peter
When is an Arranged Marriage a Forced Marriage? International Family Law (April 2001): 30-34.

Spatz, M.
A 'Lesser' Crime: A Comparative Study of Legal Defences for Men Who Kill Their Wives. Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, 24 (1991): 597-638.

Welchman, Lynn
Jordan: Capacity, Consent, and Under-Age Marriage in Muslim Family Law. The International Survey of Family Law, (2001): 243-263.