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Suicide bombers : Allah's new martyrs

Author: Farhad Khosrokhavar; David Macey
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What drives young men and women to become suicide bombers? This remarkable book, already a bestseller in Europe, provides some answers.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Khosrokhavar, Farhad.
Suicide bombers.
London : Pluto, 2005
(OCoLC)624555917
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farhad Khosrokhavar; David Macey
ISBN: 0745322840 9780745322841 0745322832 9780745322834
OCLC Number: 59280405
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published in 2002 by Flammarion.
Description: vi, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Two forms of martyrdom --
1. Islam --
Jihad: Holy War --
Martyrdom in Islam --
The difficult secularisation of religion --
Reinterpretations of martyrdom and Jihad --
The paradoxical individualisation of religious discourse --
Martyropathy --
Death and fear of dying --
2. The impossible national community --
Martyrdom in Iran --
Martyrdom in Palestine --
Lebanon: between martyrdom and absurdity --
3. The transnational Neo-umma: al-Qaeda's martyrs --
Diasporic Ummas --
Forms of humiliation --
A new self-consciousness --
The world metropolis --
Organisational forms --
Different types of actor --
The new middle-class diaspora --
The case of Britain --
The case of America --
Jihadist families --
Converts --
The exclusion of women --
The new globalised imaginary --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Nouveaux martyrs d'Allah.
Responsibility: Farhad Khosrokhavar ; translated by David Macey.

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