Female suicide bombers /

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Author / Creator:Skaine, Rosemarie.
Imprint:Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2006.
Description:ix, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Suicide bombings.
Women suicide bombers.
Suicide bombings.
Women suicide bombers.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5901090
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ISBN:0786426152 (softcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-211) and index.
Summary:"This work discusses the history of suicide bombing and profiles the female suicide bomber. It raises the question of why women are increasingly used as bombers and explores the Western societal biases that tend to cast women in nonviolent roles. This book also examines the organizations, their scope and training methods"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The phenomenon of suicide bombing
  • 2. The female suicide bomber in society
  • 3. Freedom fighters or terrorists?
  • 4. Middle East conflicts in Lebanon and Turkey
  • 5. The conflict in Sri Lanka
  • 6. The Chechen-Russian conflict
  • 7. The Palestinian-Israeli conflict
  • 8. United State policies and new strategies
  • 9. Analysis.