Understanding suicide terrorism : psychosocial dynamics /

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Imprint:Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014.
Description:xix, 283 pages ; 22 cm
Subject:Terrorism -- Psychological aspects.
Terrorists -- Suicidal behavior.
Suicide bombers.
Suicide bombings.
Suicide bombers.
Suicide bombings.
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects.
Terrorists -- Suicidal behavior.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10950810
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Other authors / contributors:Kumar, Updesh.
Mandal, Manas K.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary:The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions. It provides an insightful perspective on suicide terror as a phenomenon and as a process, and suggests psychosocial pathways for understanding the enigma that suicide terror poses. Understanding Suicide Terrorism delves upon the enigmatic issue of suicide terrorism. The book is an interdisciplinary multi-faceted venture that brings together scholarly work from across the world, across cultures and societies on the issue of suicide terror. The common thread weaving through all the articles is the notion of suicide terror as a complex phenomenon that defies easy explanation, prediction or controllability. Informed by theoretical stances of not only psychological sciences, but other social sciences like political science, criminology, military and sociology the book is an insightful reading. --Provided by publisher.

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Call Number: HV6431 .U3477 2014
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