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Honour and violence : gender, power and law in southern Pakistan / Nafisa Shah.

Author:
Shah, Nafisa [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Berghahn Books, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
xvii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-269) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: honour violence, law and power in upper Sindh -- Ghairat, karo kari and the spectacles of violence: how men and women become black -- Honour violence, law and moral power in colonial Sindh -- Karo kari, wali and family violence: cultural violence mirroring law -- Violence, kin groups and the feud: the making of frontier justice -- Mediations on the frontier: ceremonies of justice, ceremonies of faislo and the ideology of kheerkhandr -- The criminal justice and legal contests of honour: two case studies -- The sound of the silence: lives, narratives and strategies of runaway and missing women of upper Sindh -- Conclusion: Karyan Ja Kabrustan: the imaginary burial grounds for black women.
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ISBN:
  • 9781785330810 ((hardback ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1785330810 ((hardback ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2015046295
OCLC:
929545573
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