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Gina Crivello

In this article I review concepts related to honour and shame and explore how these are understood within the context of the contemporary Moroccan Rif, a Berber-speaking region that is characterised by outsiders as closed and 'conservative', despite its long-established history of out-migration and transnational ties to Europe. The article argues that despite many changes to the political, economic and social landscapes of the Rif, understandings of honour and shame continue to shape gender hierarchies among Riffian Moroccans. As part of a broader system in which individuals negotiate status and respectability, honour and shame mediate relationships between individuals, families and 'honour groups' or moral communities in which they participate.

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Is There No Honour among the Maltese?

Paradigms of Honour in a Mediterranean Moral Economy

Jean-Paul Baldacchino

Mediterranean anthropology and regional identity. Horden and Purcell (2000: 507) specifically discuss honour and shame, arguing that right across the Mediterranean, on whatever axis we choose to make the comparisons, and despite other profound contrasts of

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Katrin Röder and Christoph Singer

normative notions of honour and shame. 26 In Greenblatt's 2010 reading, by contrast, Utopia' s response to Lucretius's De rerum natura becomes the central influence that shapes More's entire text. 27 More's book, however, also shows the dark side of

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‘The Fire Does Not Disturb Us’

Navigating Love, Desire and Loss in the Qaṣīda Poetry of South Sinai Muzīna Women

Matthew Ryan Sparks

-tarāyyib Illī biyaz‘al ḥayy bīh warīthu mārālah ghāyyib Wa yawmā rāḥ yajīlahu waqt wa yadkhal taḥt al-tarāyyib ) Nādiyyah's poetry is characterised by a great spectrum of dynamic emotives, dealing with desire, honour and shame, spirituality, praise for

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The Better Part of Stolen Valour

Counterfeits, Comedy and the Supreme Court

David Currell

Homeric epic within the interdisciplinary study of honour in the first half of his stimulating essay, ‘Honour and Shame: Modern Controversies and Ancient Values’, Critical Quarterly 53, no. 1 (2011): 23–41. Far from being relevant only in relation to the

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Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

Population-based Study of Qatar ’, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 84 : 99 – 106 . 10.1016/j.diabres.2009.02.003 Bordieu , P. ( 1966 ), ‘ The Sentiment of Honour in Kabyle Society ’, in Honour and Shame: The Values of Mediterranean Society

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Audit failure and corporate corruption

Why Mediterranean patron-client relations are relevant for understanding the work of international accountancy firms

Cris Shore

of Applied Business and Economics 13 ( 1 ): 84 – 94 . Peristiany , John G. 1965 . “ Introduction .” In Honour and Shame: The values of Mediterranean Society , ed. John George Peristiany , 9 – 16 . London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson