Does democracy mean greater accountability and less corruption? Is press freedom a prerequisite for economic development? Should religious fundamentalists have a greater voice in government?
Comparative politics students will benefit from CQ Researcher's award-winning, non-partisan reporting that looks at today's most important problems, ranging from democratization and regime change to policies on immigration, welfare, and religion. Each essay identifies key players, explores what's at stake, and shows how past and current developments impact the future. Reports include maps, charts, a chronology, and a yes/no feature box.
Chapter 14: Honor Killings
In the remote Pakistani province of Baluchistan, three teenage girls — Hameeda, Raheema and Fauzia — fell in love with the wrong people. They apparently wanted to marry husbands of their own choosing rather than ...