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The Resource Women suicide bombers : narratives of violence, V.G. Julie Rajan

Women suicide bombers : narratives of violence, V.G. Julie Rajan

Label
Women suicide bombers : narratives of violence
Title
Women suicide bombers
Title remainder
narratives of violence
Statement of responsibility
V.G. Julie Rajan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rajan, V. G. Julie
Dewey number
363.325082
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.R3434 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical terrorism studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women suicide bombers
  • Women terrorists
  • Women suicide bombers
Label
Women suicide bombers : narratives of violence, V.G. Julie Rajan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the phenomenon of women bombers. Suicide bombing 101 ; Colonialism and the global divide ; Violence, commodification, and global politics ; Femininity, violence, and agency ; Narrating women bombers: negotiated by and negotiating violence ; Chapter overview ; Methodology, challenges, and reflections -- 1. Mad, suicidal, and mentally challenged. The "native" Other: race, religion, and terrorism ; Deviance: the woman condition ; Women bombers: madness and monstrosity ; Abnormal and suicidal ; Unaware and mentally inept -- 2. The female body: sexuality, disease, and contagion. Voice, visibility, and jouissance ; Female sexuality = political agency ; The Third World woman: body, pop culture, and the femme fatale ; Sexual orientations: transexuals and cross-dressers ; Contagion and sexual borders: white women, conversion, and terrorism -- 3. "The Woman Question": women bombers as victims. "The Woman Question": imperial productions of femininity ; Veiled and silenced: victimizing Muslim women ; Raped and coerced ; Honor and redemption ; Poor and uneducated -- 4. Fabricating the female martyr: the Palestinian case. Historic anti-colonial nationalisms ; Modern anti-state nationalisms ; Women in rebel nations, and women rebels ; The Palestinian case -- 5. Mothers and the nation. Mother-as-nation: anti-colonial nationalism ; Mothers and martyrs ; Rebel projections of mother-and-child ; The Western lens: defining the moral maternal ; Disturbing mother figures ; Pregnancy, mimicry, and in-between ; Challenges and critiques
Control code
670211490
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780415552257
Lccn
2010041819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)670211490
Label
Women suicide bombers : narratives of violence, V.G. Julie Rajan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the phenomenon of women bombers. Suicide bombing 101 ; Colonialism and the global divide ; Violence, commodification, and global politics ; Femininity, violence, and agency ; Narrating women bombers: negotiated by and negotiating violence ; Chapter overview ; Methodology, challenges, and reflections -- 1. Mad, suicidal, and mentally challenged. The "native" Other: race, religion, and terrorism ; Deviance: the woman condition ; Women bombers: madness and monstrosity ; Abnormal and suicidal ; Unaware and mentally inept -- 2. The female body: sexuality, disease, and contagion. Voice, visibility, and jouissance ; Female sexuality = political agency ; The Third World woman: body, pop culture, and the femme fatale ; Sexual orientations: transexuals and cross-dressers ; Contagion and sexual borders: white women, conversion, and terrorism -- 3. "The Woman Question": women bombers as victims. "The Woman Question": imperial productions of femininity ; Veiled and silenced: victimizing Muslim women ; Raped and coerced ; Honor and redemption ; Poor and uneducated -- 4. Fabricating the female martyr: the Palestinian case. Historic anti-colonial nationalisms ; Modern anti-state nationalisms ; Women in rebel nations, and women rebels ; The Palestinian case -- 5. Mothers and the nation. Mother-as-nation: anti-colonial nationalism ; Mothers and martyrs ; Rebel projections of mother-and-child ; The Western lens: defining the moral maternal ; Disturbing mother figures ; Pregnancy, mimicry, and in-between ; Challenges and critiques
Control code
670211490
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 384 pages
Isbn
9780415552257
Lccn
2010041819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)670211490

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