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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:   Print 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,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Sjoberg; Caron E Gentry
ISBN: 9780820335834 0820335835 9780820340388 0820340383
OCLC Number: 770893939
Notes: 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-O'Connor. 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 we are women" : women, gender, and the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Elam / 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
Description: xv, 250 s. ; 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-O'Connor --
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 we are women" : women, gender, and the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Elam / 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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An important book featuring the leading experts in the field, Women, Gender, and Terrorism goes beyond the rhetoric, stereotypes, and news headlines to provide the most comprehensive account of Read more...

 
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