This Article discusses the regulation and adjudication of honor killings in the Arab world and traces the distributive and disciplinary impact of such regulation/adjudication on Arab men and Arab women's sexuality. In the afterword, the Article outlines the transformative effect of Islamicization of culture in the Arab world in the past twenty years on the practice of honor and killings committed in its name.
58 Am. J. Comp. L. 911-952 (2010)
Scholarly Commons Citation
Abu-Odeh, Lama, "Honor Killings and the Construction of Gender in Arab Societies" (2010). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Paper 1631.