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Westminster College

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Fall 2005

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Jordan: Modernization and Social Change


This paper analyzes the social, psychological, religious, and legal interactions of gender-based violence that manifest themselves within the Jordanian society in various ways. Honor crimes are the ultimate manifestation of this phenomenon in this culture, and as such cannot be separated from the society, gender-relations, or violence against women. Interviews with specialist within the field allow for a more in depth exploration of the topic.


Gender and Sexuality | Inequality and Stratification | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance


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