Honor killing attitudes amongst adolescents in Amman, Jordan.

@article{Eisner2013HonorKA,
  title={Honor killing attitudes amongst adolescents in Amman, Jordan.},
  author={Manuel P. Eisner and Lana Ghuneim},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          405-17
        }
}
The present study examines attitudes towards honor crimes amongst a sample of 856 ninth grade students (mean age = 14.6, SD = 0.56) from 14 schools in Amman, Jordan. Descriptive findings suggest that about 40% of boys and 20% of girls believe that killing a daughter, sister, or wife who has dishonored the family can be justified. A number of theoretically meaningful predictors were examined: Findings suggest that attitudes in support of honor killings are more likely amongst adolescents who… CONTINUE READING
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