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Suicide Terrorism

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ISBN-10: 0745633838

ISBN-13: 9780745633831

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ami Pedahzur

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Suicide terrorism in its modern form made its first appearance in Lebanon in the early 1980s. Over the last quarter century, terrorist attacks perpetrated by suicide bombers have spread to many corners of the world and have become a major threat for both the governments and citizens of numerous countries. But what brings leaders of terrorist organisations to initiate campaigns of suicide terrorism? Can this devastating phenomenon be attributed to a specific religion or culture? What are the causes and motivations that lead ordinary people to embark upon suicide attacks? How are potential bombers trained for their mission? And is it possible for democratic governments to effectively…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 12/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

List of Figures
What is Suicide Terrorism?
How can Suicide Terrorism be Explained?
Turning to Sucide Terrorism: Hezbollah and the Palestinian Organizations
Turning to Suicide Terrorism: the LTTE and the PKK
The Transition to Suicide Terrorism: Al-Qaeda and the Network of the Islamic Fundamentalist Groups
Who Becomes a Suicide Terrorist?
The Recruitment and Socialization of the Suicide Terrorist
The Consequences of Suicide Terrorism
Suicide Bombings