Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research: Volume 10 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: “Honour” based abuse, violence and killings

Guest Editors: Roxanne Khan

Honour based abuse: the response by professionals to vulnerable adult investigations

Rachael L. Aplin

The purpose of this paper is to examine responses by police and Adult Social Care to honour based abuse (HBA) victims who have a diagnosed or perceived vulnerability, such as a…

Perception and barriers: reporting female genital mutilation

Geetanjali Gangoli, Aisha Gill, Natasha Mulvihill, Marianne Hester

The purpose of this paper is to explore the perceptions of and barriers to reporting female genital mutilation (FGM) by victims and survivors of FGM to the police in England and…


“Collective violence” and honour in Finland: a survey for professionals

Satu Lidman, Tuuli Hong

The purpose of this paper is to report on how honour-related violence (HRV) is understood and managed by professionals in Finland, emphasising the need to consider collectivity as…

Comparison of honor killings to anti-LGBTQ homicides

Tri Keah Henry, Brittany E. Hayes, Joshua D. Freilich, Steven Chermak

The purpose of this paper is to compare the role honor and shame play in honor killings and anti-LGBTQ homicides by identifying similarities and differences across these two…

Attitudes toward intimate partner “honor”-based violence in India, Iran, Malaysia and Pakistan

Michelle Lowe, Roxanne Khan, Vanlal Thanzami, Mahsa Barzy, Rozina Karmaliani

Although intimate partner violence (IPV) and “honor”-based violence (HBV) are major concerns throughout the world, little research has investigated the acceptance of these forms…

Females perpetrating honour-based abuse: controllers, collaborators or coerced?

Lis Bates

The purpose of this paper is to address an emerging international debate about the involvement of females in perpetrating honour-based abuse (HBA). Presenting new empirical data…

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