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Gender-based explosions [electronic resource] : the nexus between Muslim masculinities, jihadist Islamism and terrorism / Maleeha Aslam.

By: Aslam, Maleeha.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : United Nations University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9789280871777 (electronic bk.); 9280871773 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Masculinity -- Islamic countries | Masculinity -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Masculinity -- Pakistan | Muslim men -- Pakistan -- Isl�am�ab�ad | Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islam and politics | Jihad | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender-based explosions.DDC classification: 305.38/697 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Framing the global chaos: an overview -- The global jihadist movement -- Terrorism and counterterrorism: an overview of current strategies -- Islam, masculinities and performance -- Gender theory -- Islamic masculinities -- Muslim masculinities -- Pakistani masculinities and vulnerable social groups in the age of terror: a pilot study of Muslim men in Islamabad, aged 18-40 -- Research setting: contextualizing the pilot study on Pakistani masculinities -- Self-image, social expectations and pressures -- Muslim masculinities in the age of terror -- Muslim masculinities, militant-jihadist Islamism and suicide terrorism -- Islamism, terrorism and "the vulnerable" in society -- Analysis of the pilot study.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Framing the global chaos: an overview -- The global jihadist movement -- Terrorism and counterterrorism: an overview of current strategies -- Islam, masculinities and performance -- Gender theory -- Islamic masculinities -- Muslim masculinities -- Pakistani masculinities and vulnerable social groups in the age of terror: a pilot study of Muslim men in Islamabad, aged 18-40 -- Research setting: contextualizing the pilot study on Pakistani masculinities -- Self-image, social expectations and pressures -- Muslim masculinities in the age of terror -- Muslim masculinities, militant-jihadist Islamism and suicide terrorism -- Islamism, terrorism and "the vulnerable" in society -- Analysis of the pilot study.

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Gender-based explosions by Aslam, Maleeha. ©2012
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