MODERN HISTORY AND POLITICS: Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism: The Globalization of Martyrdom
McCauley, Clark, The Middle East Journal
Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism: The Globalization of Martyrdom, ed. by Ami Pedahzur. New York and London, UK: Routledge, 2006. xix + 197 pages. Index to p. 202. $125 cloth; $35.95 paper.
Reviewed by Clark McCauley
This volume is the product of a conference at the University of Texas in May 2005; contributors include an interesting mix of terrorism experts, junior scholars, and graduate students. Each chapter offers something interesting.
Ami Pedahzur and Arie Perliger introduce the volume with statistics from a database at the University of Haifa that represents 624 completed suicide attacks in 28 countries between 1982 and 2005. Against Robert Pape's contention …
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Publication information: Article title: MODERN HISTORY AND POLITICS: Root Causes of Suicide Terrorism: The Globalization of Martyrdom. Contributors: McCauley, Clark - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 60. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2006. Page number: 826+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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