Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists

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Hurst, 2011 - Suicide bombers - 306 pages
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From Northern Ireland to Sri Lanka, women have been engaged in all manner of terrorist activities, from generating propaganda to blowing up targets. What drives women to participate in terrorist activities? "Bombshell" is a groundbreaking book that reveals the inner workings of the shocking, unfamiliar world of female terrorists.

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Mia Bloom is an assistant professor of International Affairs at the University of Georgia in Athens. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and member of the Council of World Affairs. She has published numerous articles on war, terrorism, and ethnic conflict, and her research investigates atrocities across several regions, contrasting the Middle East with South Asia, Europe, and Africa. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and Crail, Scotland.

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