- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (September 6, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0812243900
- ISBN-13: 978-0812243901
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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"Engrossing. . . . This balanced, readable account offers invaluable insights into a hidden and disturbing world."—Publishers Weekly
"Mia Bloom's Bombshell is a genuine contribution to our understanding of women and terrorism. It demystifies the myths about female terrorists, who often form the invisible infrastructure of terrorism."—Marc Sageman, author of Leaderless Jihad and Understanding Terror Networks
"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. Bloom's case studies will provoke passionate debate."—Paul Wilkinson, author of Terrorism Versus Democracy
About the Author
Mia Bloom is Professor of Security Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She is also author of Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror and editor of Living Together After Ethnic Killing: Exploring the Chaim Kaufman Argument (with Roy Licklider).
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