The Making of a Human Bomb: An Ethnography of Palestinian Resistance

The Making of a Human Bomb: An Ethnography of Palestinian Resistance

by Nasser Abufarha
     
 

Claims that there is a cultural logic to Palestinian suicide bombings, and that these acts can neither be understood nor effectively countered without taking this into account.

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Overview

Claims that there is a cultural logic to Palestinian suicide bombings, and that these acts can neither be understood nor effectively countered without taking this into account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822344391
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/24/2009
Series:
The Cultures and Practice of Violence Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Histories and Historicities in Palestine 26

Chapter 3 State Expansion and the Violence of "Peace Making" in Palestine 64

Chapter 4 The Carrier 99

Chapter 5 Dying to Live 136

Chapter 6 The Strategies and Politics of Martyrdom in Palestine 189

Chapter 7 Conclusion 224

Appendix 243

Notes 245

Bibliography 259

Index 269

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