Special Issue 1

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SPECIAL ISSUE

WOMEN SUICIDE BOMBERS: NEGOTIATIONS OF VIOLENCE

 

FRONT MATTER

Introduction: “Women Suicide Bombers: Negotiations of Violence”

Introduction

Images Related to the Introduction

V. G. Julie Rajan, Special Issue Guest Editor, Rutgers University

 

PART I: POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND THE FEMININE BODY

Introduction: Section I

V. G. Julie Rajan, Special Issue Guest Editor, Rutgers University

The Impossible Terrorist: Women, Violence, and the Disavowal of Female Agency in Terrorism Discourse

 Liz Sage, Associate Lecturer, School of English, University of Sussex

Women as Weapons of War?: Women, Violence, and Agency

Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Palestine, Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan: Internationalization and Localization

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez, Professor, Department of Political Science,  Southeastern Louisiana University

In Defense of Honor: Women and Terrorist Recruitment on the Internet

Mia M. Bloom, Associate Professor of International Studies and Women’s Studies,  The Pennsylvania State University

 

PART II:  WOMEN BOMBERS IN INDIAN AND SRI LANKAN IMAGINARIES

Introduction: Section II

V. G. Julie Rajan, Special Issue Guest Editor, Rutgers University

The Body of the Nation?: Female Suicide Bombers and Derivative Agency in Mani Ratnam’s “Dil Se” and Santosh Sivan’s “The Terrorist”

Shahin Kachwala, Department of Gender Studies, Indiana University–Bloomington

Exploding Myths: Representing the Female Suicide Bomber in the Sri Lankan Context in Literature and Film

Maryse Jayasuriya, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Texas at El Paso

 

PART III: ARTISTIC MEDITATIONS ON PALESTINIAN WOMEN BOMBERS

Introduction: Section III

V. G. Julie Rajan, Special Issue Guest Editor, Rutgers University

“The Other Side of Paradise”: Artist’s Statement and Exhibit

Gallery

Laila Shawa, London (and Gaza, Palestine)

FERROR: A Phenomenon of XXI Century—Acts of Terrorism Perpetrated by Women (Female Terror)”: Artists’ Statement and Exhibit

Gallery

Galina Bleikh and Lilia Chak, Jerusalem, Israel
 

BACKMATTER

Biographies

 

 

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