Suicide Bombers: Allah's New Martyrs

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April 2005



What drives young men and women to become suicide bombers? This remarkable book, already a bestseller in Europe, provides some answers.


A Note On Terminology; Introduction; -Two Forms Of Martyrdom; 1 Islam; -Jihad: Holy War; -Migration (Hijira), The Call (Da'wa) And Holy War (Jihad); 2 The Impossible National Community; -Martrdom In Iran; -Martyrdom In Palestine; -Lebanon Between Martyrdom And Absurdity; -Martyrdom In Lebanon; 3 The Trans-National Neo-Umma: Al-Qaeda's Martyrs; -Diasporic Ummas; -Forms Of Humiliation; -The Global Metropolis; -Organizational Forms; -New Ummas; -Different Types Of Actor; -The Exclusion Of Women; -The New Globalized Imaginary Conclusion; Afterword To The English Edition; References; Index


Farhad Khosrokhavar is Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He has published more than ten books on Iran, Islam in the West. He is currently researching and writing about prisons and religion in France, and he speaks regularly at conferences in the UK.

EAN: 9780745322841
ISBN: 0745322840
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PLUTO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2005
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von David Macey
Format: gebunden
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