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Understanding and addressing suicide attacks : the faith and politics of martyrdom operations, David Cook and Olivia Allison ; foreword by Edward P. Djerejian

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Understanding and addressing suicide attacks : the faith and politics of martyrdom operations
Title
Understanding and addressing suicide attacks
Title remainder
the faith and politics of martyrdom operations
Statement of responsibility
David Cook and Olivia Allison ; foreword by Edward P. Djerejian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via World Wide Web.
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DLC
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1966-
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Cook, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BP190.5.S94
LC item number
C66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Allison, Olivia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Suicide bombers
  • Martyrdom
  • Violence
  • Islam and politics
  • Islamic fundamentalism
Label
Understanding and addressing suicide attacks : the faith and politics of martyrdom operations, David Cook and Olivia Allison ; foreword by Edward P. Djerejian
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007003037.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Historical and Islamic roots of suicide attacks-martyrdom operations -- Shi'ites pioneer the military use of suicide attacks -- Are suicide operations the weapon of the disadvantaged? -- Self-sacrifice against the "Great Satan": Al-Qa'ida and martyrdom operations -- Spreading martyrdom operations; purifying the Muslim community -- Are suicide attacks "catching"? Militant media organs' publicity efforts -- Success of terrorist messages in the American media -- Correcting the suicide-bombing discourse -- Fighting suicide bombing and the culture of martyrdom
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 202 p.
Isbn
9780275992606
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003037
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2773316-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2773316
  • (Sirsi) o80360375
  • (OCoLC)80360375
Label
Understanding and addressing suicide attacks : the faith and politics of martyrdom operations, David Cook and Olivia Allison ; foreword by Edward P. Djerejian
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip079/2007003037.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Historical and Islamic roots of suicide attacks-martyrdom operations -- Shi'ites pioneer the military use of suicide attacks -- Are suicide operations the weapon of the disadvantaged? -- Self-sacrifice against the "Great Satan": Al-Qa'ida and martyrdom operations -- Spreading martyrdom operations; purifying the Muslim community -- Are suicide attacks "catching"? Militant media organs' publicity efforts -- Success of terrorist messages in the American media -- Correcting the suicide-bombing discourse -- Fighting suicide bombing and the culture of martyrdom
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 202 p.
Isbn
9780275992606
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007003037
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 2773316-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2773316
  • (Sirsi) o80360375
  • (OCoLC)80360375

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