“A highly readable analysis of why and how women become suicide bombers, and the reasons why some terrorist organizations deploy them as a weapon of last resort. Her case studies will provoke passionate debate.” - Paul Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, St. Andrews University
About the Author
Mia Bloom is the author of the critically acclaimed book Dying to Kill. She has held research or teaching appointments at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard, and McGill universities and at the University of Georgia. Currently she is an associate professor of international studies and women’s studies at Penn State University and a fellow at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism.