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Faith at Suicide: Lives in Forfeit - Violent Religion - Human Despair
By Brand: Sussex Academic Press
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sku: GARD4739182, ean: 9781845191108, isbn: 1845191102,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Purposeful suicide in contemporary Islam and the deep pathos in its frequency for religious ends is the main impulse behind Faith at Suicide. The Islamic phenomenon needs to be set in a wider context which reckons with suicide's incidence elsewhere, ...
Matriarch II: Journey to Purpose
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ean: 9780692244005, isbn: 069224400X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
It is the story of an African American, southern woman and her family, reflecting meaning for people of all colors and persuasions. The heart, soul and the spirit have no color. She is faced with the spirit of a predator, debauchery, deception, death...
Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
By Yousef, Mosab Hassan/ Brackin, Ron
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mpn: 025652, ean: 9781414333090, isbn: 1414333099,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most popular leader, young Mosab assisted his father for years in his...
The Path to Paradise: The Inner World of Suicide Bombers and Their Dispatchers
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ean: 9781597973649, isbn: 1597973645,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
***Named Among the Top 50 Books on Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Perspectives on Terrorism www.terrorismanalysts.com, Volume II, Issue 11***Suicide bombers are often compared to smart bombs. From their dispatchers’ point of view, they are highly ...
Suicide Bombers: Allah's New Martyrs
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ean: 9780745322834, isbn: 0745322832,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
In the West, the suicide bomber has become a familiar image in newspapers and on television. In Palestine, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and elsewhere, the results of suicide bombing have been devastating. What drives young men and women to become su...
My Life Is a Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing
By Brand: Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691117591, isbn: 0691117594,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
What kind of people are suicide bombers? How do they justify their actions? In this meticulously researched and sensitively written book, journalist Christoph Reuter argues that popular views of these young men and women--as crazed fanatics or brainw...
The Globalization of Martyrdom: Al Qaeda, Salafi Jihad, and the Diffusion of Suicide Attacks
By Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press
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ean: 9781421400587, isbn: 1421400588,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
This groundbreaking volume examines the rise and spread of suicide attacks over the past decade. Sorting through 1,270 terror strikes between 1981 and 2007, Assaf Moghadam attributes their recent proliferation to the mutually related ascendance of al...
The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 85 halftones, ean: 9780195305593, isbn: 0195305590,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Don't expect to find here the usual clichés about suicide bombers and what drives them. In this unique study, Anne Marie Oliver and Paul Steinberg render the story of two intertwining, often clashing journeys. The authors lived for six months with a...
Religion and International Security (Dimensions of Security)
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ean: 9780745663630, isbn: 074566363X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Religious violence is on the rise globally. Barely a day passes without news of a vicious attack carried out in the name of religion. Religion can, of course, bring security to many but its perversion leads to insecurity for all. Why is this? How and...
Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology of Martyrdom
By Brand: United States Institute of Peace
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ean: 9781601270047, isbn: 1601270046,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The war in Iraq was supposed to be easy. Instead it has delivered the message that Islamic resistance and martyrdom can defeat the only remaining superpower, just as jihadists drove the Soviet Union from Afghanistan during the 1980s. Now a haven for ...
Depicting Female Suicide Bombers: Understanding the Radicalization Process
By Common Ground Publishing
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ean: 9781612299075, isbn: 1612299075,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
What makes her tick? No one is born a terrorist, but why do women desire to become suicide bombers? Depicting Female Suicide Bombers: Understanding the Radicalization Process presents a comprehensive study of Islamic females who have chosen an unconv...
Hamas: Politics, Charity, and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad
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ean: 9780300122589, isbn: 0300122586,
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How does a group that operates terror cells and espouses violence become a ruling political party? How is the world to understand and respond to Hamas, the militant Islamist organization that Palestinian voters brought to power in the stunning electi...
Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
By University Press Group Ltd
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ean: 9780520294790, isbn: 0520294793,
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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? Scholars have answered this question by focusing on the pathology of the “terrorist mind” or the “brainwashing” practices of t...
Making the American Religious Fringe: Exotics, Subversives, and Journalists, 1955-1993
By Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807854969, isbn: 0807854964,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In an examination of religion coverage in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Saturday Evening Post, Ebony, Christianity Today, National Review, and other news and special interest magazines, Sean McCloud combines religious history and social theory to analyze...
A Mortal Alien in Transit: Reflections
ean: 9781632638236, isbn: 1632638231,
Today, I feel free, and my freedom has nothing to do with liberty. It is the freedom to know who I am, the reason of my existence and the peace I will have as soon as the gift of life is returned to its rightful owner. I am concerned, though, about t...
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