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Title Root causes of Suicide terrorism : The globalization of martyrdom / edited by Ami Pedazhur.

Published London : Routledge, 2006.

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Physical description xix, 202 pages.
polychrome rdacc
Series Cass series on political violence.
Cass series on political violence.
Contents Introduction: characteristics of suicide attacks / Ami Pedahzur, Arie Perliger 1 -- Characteristics of suicide terrorist attacks 1 -- 1 Defining suicide terrorism / Assaf Moghadam 13 -- Labeling suicide terrorism 14 -- Suicide attacks: narrow and broad 17 -- 2 Dying to kill: motivations for suicide terrorism / Mia Bloom 25 -- Motivations for suicide terror 35 -- Domestic politics and public support 41 -- Goals of suicide bombing: group competition, and outbidding 44 -- Religious versus nationalist suicide bombers 46 -- 3 Dying to be martyrs: the symbolic dimension of suicide terrorism / Mohammed M. Hafez 54 -- Is dying to kill rational? The limits of rationalist explanations 56 -- Role of religion, nationalism, and community in constituting a culture of martyrdom 61 -- 4 Roots of suicide terrorism: a multi-causal approach / Assaf Moghadam 81 -- A multi-causal approach to the study of suicide terrorism 83 -- Individual level of analysis (L1) 89 -- Organizational level of analysis (L2) 93 -- Environmental level of analysis (L3) 96 -- 5 Suicide terrorism for secular causes / Leonard Weinberg 108 -- 6 Islam and al Qaeda / Marc Sageman 122 -- Evolution of the global Salafi jihad ideology 122 -- Data 124 -- Global Salafi jihad and Islam 125 -- Joining the jihad 127 -- Motivating terrorist operations 129 -- 7 Al-Qaeda and the global epidemic of suicide attacks / Yoram Schweitzer 132 -- Al-Qaeda and Istishad 134 -- Suicide attacks of Al-Qaeda-an implementation of the concept of Istishad 142 -- Al-Qaeda's affiliates' suicide attacks 143 -- 8 Being bin Laden: an Applied Decision Analysis procedure for analyzing and predicting terrorists decisions / Alex Mintz, J. Tyson Chatagnier, David J. Brule 152 -- Defining and operationalizing suicide attacks 152 -- Applied Decision Analysis 153 -- Suicide attack on the USS Cole 156 -- 1998 merger 157 -- Constructing bin Laden's decision matrix 157 -- Analysis: attack on the Colt 162 -- Analysis: merger with EIJ 170 -- 9 Maghreb immigrants becoming suicide terrorists: a case study on religious radicalization processes in Spain / Rogelio Alonso, Fernando Reinares 179 -- Run up to the collective suicide: March 11, 2004 179 -- Suicide in Leganes on April 3, 2004 183 -- Seven suicide terrorists 185 -- Profiles and social networks 191.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Pedazhur, Ami.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Suicide bombers -- Psychology.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780415770293 cased
0415770297 cased
0415770300 paperback