Female Suicide Bombers: Dying for Equality?

Citation:

Schweitzer, Yoram, ed. 2006. Female Suicide Bombers: Dying for Equality? 84. Tel Aviv: Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University.

Author: Yoram Schweitzer

Abstract:

This publication contains seven articles that look at the involvement of women in suicide bombings from different perspectives. The articles cover three conflict arenas - the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Russian-Chechen conflict, and the Sri Lankan-Tamil conflict. The central question is whether the gender-related phenomenon of female suicide terrorism is in fact a function of gender-related issues.

Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state armed groups, Violence

Year: 2006

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