From Freedom Fighters to Terrorists: Women and Political Violence

From Freedom Fighters to Terrorists: Women and Political Violence

by Paige Whaley Eager

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Overview

The concept of women as active proponents and perpetrators of political violence and terrorism is not widely accepted. Case study rich, this informative book provides an indispensable guide to examining women's role in left/right wing engagement, ethno-nationalist/separatist violence, guerrilla movements and suicide bombers.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409498575
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Paige Whaley Eager is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: The second sex: women and political violence; Bringing on the revolution: women and left-wing political violence; Dupes of men or willing participants? Right-wing women and political violence; The 'wretched of the earth' rebel: women and wars of national liberation; Tigers, Eterras, and republicans: women and ethnonational political violence; Female suicide bombers: analyzing the aberrant woman's paradox; Concluding thoughts on women and political violence; Bibliography; Index.


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