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Enigma of suicide terrorism

Raza Ali Khan

Enigma of suicide terrorism

separating myth from the reality

by Raza Ali Khan

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Published by Raza Ali Khan in Lahore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRaza Ali Khan
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24541053M
ISBN 109789699251139
LC Control Number2010341850


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A political group is established which, in addition to traditional methods of struggle, eventually decides to use the weapon of suicide terrorism, in the knowledge that the psychological conditions exist for certain individuals to present themselves spontaneously for such : Franco De Masi.

This book explores the mental state that compels certain individuals to perform murderous, suicidal acts and emphasizes that, whereas a suicidal terrorist attack can be described as a crime against humanity, its protagonists cannot necessarily be classified as criminal or by: 1.

November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide Paperback – Febru by George Howe Colt (Author)Cited by:   This book explores the mental state that compels certain individuals to perform murderous, suicidal acts and emphasizes that, whereas a suicidal terrorist attack can be described as a crime against humanity, its protagonists cannot necessarily be classified as criminal or by: 1.

Main Description This book, intertwining the psychoanalytic approach with the historical, sociological and political analysis that confirms the complexity and many-sidedness of the subject, deals with the devastating phenomenon of suicide terrorism. The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions.

It provides an insightful perspective on suicide terror as a phenomenon and as a process, and suggests psychosocial pathways for understanding the enigma that suicide terror poses.

A Dedicated and Comprehensive Guide to Suicide The Enigma of Suicide is a comprehensive historical deep dive into the topic of suicide. It is the culmination of over ten years of Colt’s research and begins by framing suicide within its cultural and historical contexts/5(14).

The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions.

Understanding Suicide Terrorism delves upon the enigmatic issue of suicide terrorism. The book is an interdisciplinary multi-faceted venture that brings together scholarly work from across the world, across cultures and societies on the issue of suicide terror.

The common thread weaving through all the articles is the notion of suicide terror as a complex phenomenon that defies easy explanation, prediction or. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Suicide terrorism: Responsibility: Raza Ali Khan.

[4] Mia Bloom,Dying to Kill: Motivations for Suicide Terrorism, in Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism The Globalization of Martyrdom, (ed.) Ami Padahzur, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p.

; It is also worth noting that the terms suicide attack, suicide bombing, and suicide terrorism are going to be employed interchangeably throughout the whole study. The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber This book explores the mental state that compels certain individuals to perform murderous, suicidal acts and emphasizes that, whereas a suicidal terrorist attack can be described as a crime against humanity, its protagonists cannot necessarily be classified as criminal or insane.

Indeed, the common. This book explores the mental state that compels certain individuals to perform murderous, suicidal acts and emphasizes that, whereas a suicidal terrorist attack can be described as a crime against humanity, its protagonists cannot necessarily be classified as criminal or insane.

The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions. It provides an. Editions for November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardc.

Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism is Robert Pape's analysis of suicide terrorism from a strategic, social, and psychological point of view. It is based on a database he has compiled at the University of Chicago, where he directs the Chicago Project on Security and Threats (CPOST).

The book's conclusions are based on data from suicide terrorism attacks around the world. Principles of Suicide Terrorism-Suicide Terrorism is strategic Attacks are not isolated or random events (or illogical) 95% were part of ‘organized campaigns’-Suicide Attacks Target Democracies Viewed as vulnerable because of their publics-Rise in suicide attacks due to perceived success Of 11 ‘campaigns’ suicide terrorism, 6 resulted in policy change In the realm of coercive foreign policy, 50% success rate.

The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber: A Psychoanalytic Essay by Franco De Masi at Karnac Books. These are the sources and citations used to research Suicide Terrorism and Suicide bombers. Book. Asad, T. On suicide bombing - Columbia University Press - New York. In-text: (Asad, ) Your Bibliography: Asad, T., On Suicide Bombing.

New York: Columbia University Press. The Enigma Of The Suicide Bomber. London: Karnac. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber: A Psychoanalytic Essay by Franco De Masi at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Pages: Early on in “The Enigma of Suicide,” Colt quotes Karl Menninger’s opinion that despite the efforts of many brilliant minds, “suicide is a durn mystery.” In the larger sense, this is.

There is no such a thing as a "typical" suicide terrorist - each attacker differs in age, sex, family status, culture, and even religion.

Indeed, the common elements in suicide terrorism should perhaps be sought not so much in the individuals concerned as in the dynamics. This book explores the mental state that compels certain individuals to perform murderous, suicidal acts and emphasizes that, whereas a suicidal terrorist attack can be described as a crime against humanity, its protagonists cannot necessarily be classified as criminal or : Taylor And Francis.

The Enigma of Suicide George Howe Colt, Author Summit Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in. A Psychoanalytic Essay, The Enigma of the Suicide Bomber, Franco De Masi, Karnac Books. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.

Chapter One. 1 The Growing Threat Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but there is great confusion as to why. Since many such attacks--including, of course, those of Septem have been perpetrated by Muslim terrorists professing religious motives, it might seem obvious that Islamic fundamentalism is the central cause.

Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Understanding Suicide Terrorism av Updesh Kumar på Understanding Suicide Terrorism delves upon the enigmatic issue of suicide terrorism. The The book is an interdisciplinary multi-faceted venture that brings together scholarly work from across.

The theoretical finding of the authors analysis forms a major part of the book which proves that suicide bombers are either brain washed or under indoctrination. Upon reading this book, youll learn why Suicide terrorists choose the path we all know to be forbidden and gain revealing insights of a subject which has been rarely delved into.

Lone wolf terrorism remains an ambiguous and enigmatic phenomenon. The boundaries of lone wolf terrorism are fuzzy and arbitrary. This article aims to define and analyze the main features and patterns of lone wolf terrorism in fifteen countries.

Informed by theoretical stances of not only psychological sciences, but other social sciences like political science, criminology, military and sociology the book is an insightful reading.

Understanding Suicide Terrorism: Psychosocial Dynamics (Hardcover). Book review of Ami Pedahzur, Suicide Terorism. Cambridge: Polity Press, Shireen Khan Burki Shireen K. Burki is currently completing a book on state-society relations in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran.

She has worked as an assistant professor (contractor) at the National Defense University in Washington, DC (–); with the USMC as a subject manner expert on South Asia and Southwest Asia (–); and as a contractor with USAID based out of Peshawar. To the Editor: Dava Sobel points out, in reviewing "The Enigma of Suicide" by George Howe Colt (April 14), that "no factual question that I could think of [ about suicide ] went unanswered.

It is just over a decade on from the publication of his seminal study on suicide bombing, Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism, in which he argued that “the bottom line is.

The Enigma of Alan Turing Alan Turing—an English mathematician, logician, and cryptanalyst—was a computer pioneer. Often remembered for his contributions to the fields of artificial intelligence and modern computer science (before either even existed), Turing is probably best known for what is now dubbed the “Turing Test.”.

Book Description ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. ‘Palestinian Suicide Terrorism in the Second Intifada: Motivations and Organizational Aspects’, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism,26, 2, 65– Lone Actors.

Ramon Spaaij, ‘The Enigma of Lone Wolf Terrorism: An Assessment’, Studies. Since the first suicide bomber killed the Tsar of Russia inthey have killed o people and injured at least twice that.

Of the 10 worst explosive incidents the world witnessed. Understanding Suicide Terrorism And How To Stop It The willingness of terrorists to give their lives has proven to be highly effective and difficult to stop. But in a new book, Robert Pape and. Suicide terrorism has captured considerable attention since the attacks on Septem Governments offered unprecedented support for scholars who were willing to research the phenomenon.

One result has been a tremendous growth in the volume of research on terrorism. The research has also become more diverse. Until84% of the articles appeared within the disciplines of political. Written with the same graceful narrative voice that made his bestselling National Book Award finalist The Big House such a success, George Howe Colt's November of the Soul is a compassionate, compelling, thought-provoking, and exhaustive investigation into the subject of suicide.

Drawing on hundreds of in-depth interviews and a fascinating survey of current knowledge, Colt provides moving case.In this compelling book, Ami Pedazhur investigates the root causes of suicide terrorism and its rapid proliferation in recent years.

Drawing on a variety of sources, the book explores the use of human bombs in Lebanon, Israel, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Chechnya, Iraq. Definitions Terrorism. Suicide attacks include both suicide terrorism—terrorism often defined as any action "intended to cause death or serious bodily harm to civilians or non-combatants" for the purpose of intimidation —and suicide attacks not targeting non-combatants.

An alternative definition is provided by Jason Burke, a journalist who has lived among Islamic militants, and suggests.