Women, gender, and terrorism

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • 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
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