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The Resource Women, gender, and terrorism, edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry

Women, gender, and terrorism, edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry

Label
Women, gender, and terrorism
Title
Women, gender, and terrorism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the last decade the world has witnessed a rise in women's participation in terrorism. Women, Gender, and Terrorism explores women's relationship with terrorism, with a keen eye on the political, gender, racial, and cultural dynamics of the contemporary world. Throughout most of the twentieth century, it was rare to hear about women terrorists. In the new millennium, however, women have increasƯingly taken active roles in carrying out suicide bombings, hijacking airƯplanes, and taking hostages in such places as Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, and Chechnya. These women terrorists have been the subject of a substantial amount of media and scholarly attention, but the analysis of women, gender, and terrorism has been sparse and riddled with stereotypical thinking about women's capabilities and motivations. In the first section of this volume, contributors offer an overview of women's participation in and relationships with contemporary terrorism, and a historical chapter traces their involvement in the politics and conflicts of Islamic societies. The next section includes empirical and theoretical analysis of terrorist movements in Chechnya, Kashmir, Palestine, and Sri Lanka. The third section turns to women's involvement in al Qaeda and includes critical interrogations of the gendered media and the scholarly presentations of those women. The conclusion offers ways to further explore the subject of gender and terrorism based on the contributions made to the volume. Contributors to Women, Gender, and Terrorism expand our understanding of terrorism, one of the most troubling and complicated facets of the modern world
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.6/25082
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1233
LC item number
.W593 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sjoberg, Laura
  • Gentry, Caron E.
Series statement
Studies in security and international affairs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence in women
  • Violence in women
  • Political violence
  • World politics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political violence
  • Violence in women
  • World politics
Label
Women, gender, and terrorism, edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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-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
Control code
761716456
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283303675
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3q5vch
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761716456
Label
Women, gender, and terrorism, edited by Laura Sjoberg and Caron E. Gentry
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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-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
Control code
761716456
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283303675
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3q5vch
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761716456

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