Making Sense of Suicide Missions

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CONTENTS
Forewordv
List of Tablesxii
List of Figuresxiii
List of Contributorsxiv
1.Kamikaze, 1943–5     PETER HILL1
2.Tamil Tigers, 1987–2002     STEPHEN HOPGOOD43
3.Palestinians, 1981–2003     LUCA RICOLFI77
4.Al-Qaeda, September 11, 2001     STEPHEN HOLMES131
5.Dying Without Killing: Self-Immolations, 1963–2002     MICHAEL BIGGS173
6.Killing Without Dying: The Absence of Suicide Missions     STATHIS KALYVAS AND IGNACIO SÁNCHEZ-CUENCA209
7.Motivations and Beliefs in Suicide Missions     JON ELSTER233
8.Can We Make Sense of Suicide Missions?     DIEGO GAMBETTA259
Notes301
References337
Index357

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword v
  • Contents xi
  • List of Tables xii
  • List of Figures xiii
  • List of Contributors xiv
  • 1: Kamikaze, 1943–5 1
  • Appendix Poems and Songs 33
  • Last Testimonies 35
  • Names of Special Attack Units 40
  • Non-Japanese Suicide Missions of the Second World War 42
  • 2: Tamil Tigers, 1987–2002 43
  • 3: Palestinians, 1981–2003 77
  • Appendix: Data Quality and Sources 117
  • 4: Al-Qaeda, September 11, 2001 131
  • 5: Dying without Killing 173
  • 6: Killing without Dying 209
  • 7: Motivations and Beliefs in Suicide Missions 233
  • 8: Can We Make Sense of Suicide Missions? 259
  • Notes 301
  • References 337
  • Index 357
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