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Description - Price Of Honour by Jan Goodwin

An American journalist provides insights into women's lives, and the traditions imposed on them, from arranged marriages to a husband's right to take his wife's life, in many Islamic countries. The women depicted - both single and married - are from a variety of backgrounds and environments, from power-broking, the jet-set and the professions, to rural villages, red-light districts and child-labour camps. Some of the women are content; some are resigned. Others, especially the educated, are incensed by social norms that allow them to be confined, even killed, for the sake of a man's honour. Jan Goodwin is the author of "Caught in the Crossfire", an account of her experiences travelling with Afghanistan's mujahideen fighters during the war against the Soviet Union.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751512861
ISBN-10: 0751512869
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jan Goodwin

Jan Goodwin is an award-winning journalist and author.

Books By Jan Goodwin

Price of Honor by Jan Goodwin
Paperback, December 2002