1. Introduction; Part I: Honour killings and social challenges; 2. Conceptual analysis of honour; 3. Theoretical background of gender relations and violence against women in Turkey; 4. The social environment that exists before HBV is committed; Part II: Honour killings and legal challenges; 5. Honour killings and Turkish customary law; 6. Honour killings: The Turkish Penal Code and the criminal justice system; 7. Concluding remarks
Ferya Tas-Cifci is Principal Lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice and Criminology Programme Leader, University of Hertfordshire, UK.