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Women, gender, and terrorism / edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HQ1233 .W6554 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Violence in women
Violence in women -- Case studies
Women terrorists -- Case studies
Political violence
World politics
Terrorism -- Islamic countries -- History
Physical Description xv, 250 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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 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 Studies in security and international affairs
Alternate Author Sjoberg, Laura, 1979-
Gentry, Caron E

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