1. Honour, violence, women and Islam - an introduction / Mohammad Mazher Idriss 2. Honour-related violence towards South Asian Muslim women in the UK : a crisis of masculinity and cultural relativism in the context of Islamophobia and the 'war on terror' / Tahir Abbas 3. The silencing of women from the Pakistani Muslim Mirpuri community in violent relationships / Zahira Latif 4. "There is nothing 'honourable' about honour killings' : gender, violence and the limits of multiculturalism / Veena Meetoo and Heidi Safia Mirza 5. Collective crimes, collective victims : a case study of the murder of Banaz Mahmod / Joanne Payton 6. Honour and shame in domestic homicide : a critical analysis of the provocation defence / Anna Carline 7. Does the Qur'an condone domestic violence? / Sadia Kausar, Sjaad Hussain and Mohammad Mazher Idriss 8. The construction of 'honour' in Indian criminal law : an Indian lawyer's perspective / Geeta Ramaseshan 9. Men's violence and women's responsibility : mothers' stories about honour violence / Asa Elden 10. Lack of due diligence : judgements of crimes of honour in Turkey / Leyla Pervizat 11. A comparative study of the reform work conducted in Asia and Europe to combat violence and 'so-called' honour murders / Rana Husseini 12. Ending honour crimes in sub-Saharan Africa : looking at a long hard death / Nancy Kaymar Stafford 13. Conversations across borders : men and honour-related violence in the UK and Sweden / Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert 14. Tackling 'crimes of honour' : evaluating the social and legal responses for combating forced marriages in the UK / Samia Bano 15. Reconfiguring 'honour'-based violence as a form of gendered violence / Aisha Gill.