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Women, gender, and terrorism

Author: Laura Sjoberg; Caron E Gentry
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Studies in security and international affairs.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the last decade the world has witnessed a rise in women's participation in terrorism. Women, Gender, and Terrorism explores women's relationship with terrorism, with a keen eye on the political, gender, racial, and cultural dynamics of the contemporary world.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Sjoberg; Caron E Gentry
ISBN: 9780820335834 0820335835 9780820340388 0820340383
OCLC Number: 720259252
Description: xv, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Women, gender, and terrorism / Laura Sjoberg, Grace D. Cooke, and Stacey Reiter Neal --
The Mujahidaat : tracing the early female warriors of Islam / Farhana Qazi --
The gendering of women's terrorism / Caron E. Gentry and Laura Sjoberg --
Zombies versus black widows : women as propaganda in the Chechen conflict / Alisa Stack --
Aatish-e-Chinar : in Kashmir, where women keep resistance alive / Swati Parashar --
The committed revolutionary : reflections on a conversation with Leila Khaled / Caron E. Gentry --
"In the war front we never think that we are women" : women, gender, and the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Eelam / Miranda Alison --
Al-Qaeda's use of female suicide bombers in Iraq : a case study / Jennie Stone and Katherine Pattillo --
The neo-Orientalist narratives of women's involvement in al-Qaeda / Caron E. Gentry --
Blinded by the explosion? Security and resistance in Muslim women's suicide terrorism / Katherine E. Brown --
Conclusion. The study of women, gender, and terrorism / Laura Sjoberg.
Series Title: Studies in security and international affairs.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry.

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In the last decade the world has witnessed a rise in women's participation in terrorism. Women, Gender, and Terrorism explores women's relationship with terrorism, with a keen eye on the political, gender, racial, and cultural dynamics of the contemporary world.

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