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Women as terrorists [electronic resource] : mothers, recruiters, and martyrs / R. Kim Cragin and Sara A. Daly.

Author/Creator:
Cragin, Kim.
Publication:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (158 p.)
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Subjects:
Women terrorists.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Women as Terrorists: Mothers, Recruiters, and Martyrs is the first post-September 11 book to examine women's multifarious roles in terrorist organizations of all stripes around the world. It covers political, religious, ethno-separatist, and Maoist groups in countries as diverse as Iraq, Palestine, Chechnya, Sri Lanka, Colombia, South Africa, the Philippines, and Northern Ireland. ||Modeling terrorist organizations as purposive organizations that depend for support, recruitment, and rationale on a culturally defined community of sympathizers, the authors explore why women become involved in te
Contents:
Terrorist motivations and group dynamics
Women as logisticians
Women as recruiters
Women as suicide bombers
Women as operational leaders and fighters
Women as political vanguards
Women as terrorists, past, present and future.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-140) and index.
Contributor:
Daly, Sara A.
ISBN:
1-282-53496-3
9786612534966
0-313-05944-6
OCLC:
609859573