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Author Aslam, Maleeha, author.
Title Gender-based explosions [electronic resource] : the nexus between Muslim masculinities, jihadist Islamism and terrorism / Maleeha Aslam.
Published New York : United Nations University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  HQ1090.7.I74 A87 2010eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 316 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-304) and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Masculinity -- Islamic countries.
Masculinity -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Masculinity -- Pakistan.
Muslim men -- Pakistan -- Islāmābād.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islam and politics.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Aslam, Maleeha,. Gender-based explosions. New York : United Nations University Press, 2012. 9789280812084 9280812084 (DLC) 2011047938
ISBN 9280871773 (electronic bk.)
9789280871777 (electronic bk.)
9789280812084 (paperback)
9280812084 (paperback)