Essays about: "Honor killings"

Found 4 essays containing the words Honor killings.

  1. 1. “No Honor in Honor Killings” Critical Discourse Analysis of the responses in social media to ‘Honor’ related killings events via Hashtag activism in the Arab-speaking region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Lina Alkowatly; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Hashtag Activism; Twitter; Honor crimes; Honor killings; Activism; Gender-based violence;

    Abstract : The patriarchal societies in the MENA region have their entire social framework around the protection and regulation of female sexuality. The woman’s male relatives have to make sure that her honor is under their control and fulfills the patriarchal family demands. READ MORE

  2. 2. Being a "real" man; Honor killings and the performance of masculinity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Elvira Madhar; [2019]
    Keywords : honor killings; gender; masculinities; hegemonic masculinity; structured action theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract This case study looks at the topic of honor killings in relation to “doing” masculinity, in Jordan. A short overview is given on the dynamics of masculinities detected in the Jordanian public sphere. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why honor is worth more than a life : A literature review about ’so called’ honor violence

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för hälsa

    Author : Malin Paulusson; [2013]
    Keywords : honor culture; honor; values; honor; violence; honor; killings; collective; society;

    Abstract : Background: In honor culture the family’s honor is valued by the girl’s or the woman’s social and sexual behavior, in her virginity, and is therefore dependent on how well she can manage the deeply rooted traditional norms that describes what is acceptable or not. Anyone who violates these norms and rules must be punished, and the most extreme form is killings, ‘so called’ honor killings, sanctioned by the community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Honor Killings - the Survival of Patriarchy in Different Societies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Annika Andersson; [2003]
    Keywords : Sociology; Sociologi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to understand the process behind honor killings. This phenomenon has been unknown for most people in Sweden until two Kurdish girls were murdered. Both these girls, Pela and Fadime, were from Kurdistan. This thesis will compare the Swedish and the Kurdish society. READ MORE