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0753541548
Paperback:Shamed, the honour killing that shocked Britain - by the sister who fought for justice:2013
Author: Athwal, Sarbjit Kaur
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Crime & police work
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Virgin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 1997, Sarbjit Athwal was called by her husband to attend a family meeting. It looked like just another family gathering. An attractive house in west London, a large dining room, two brothers, two sisters, one wife. But the subject they were discussing was anything but ordinary. At the head of the group sat the elderly mother. She stared proudly around the table, smiling at her children, then raised her hand for silence. 'It's decided then', the old lady announced. 'We have to get rid of her'. 'Her' was Surjit Athwal, Sarbjit's sister-in-law. Within three months of that meeting, Surjit was dead: lured from London to India, drugged, strangled, and her body dumped in the Ravi River, never to be seen again. Only Sarbjit seemed horrified by her fate. Surrounded by murderers, she knew she had to fight for justice - but how? And at what risk? This is her shocking story. General adult
320 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Paperback:'Honour' killing and violence, theory, policy and practice:2014
Editor: Gill, Aisha K.
Editor: Strange, Carolyn
Editor: Roberts, Karl Anton
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Crime & police work
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name of 'honour'. Tertiary
xx, 244 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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