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Name and Honor: A Merchant’s Seventeenth-Century Memoir

Luke Roberts

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Established cultural distinctions between status groups of merchants, samurais, peasants, and others were dominant in seventeenth-century Japan. These groups seemed to have a distinctive way of life ... More


The Honor Killing of Qandeel Baloch: Visibility Through Social Media and Its Repercussions

Sarah Ahmed

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

Qandeel Baloch, a controversial Pakistani social media star, was killed by her brother in 2016 in the name of “honor.” Using Qandeel’s honor killing as a case study, this chapter analyzes honor ... More


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