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Author Aslam, Maleeha.

Title Gender-based explosions : the nexus between Muslim masculinities, jihadist Islamism and terrorism / Maleeha Aslam
Published New York : United Nations University Press, 2012
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Islam and politics.
Masculinity -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Masculinity -- Islamic countries.
Masculinity -- Pakistan.
Muslim men -- Pakistan -- Islāmābād.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9280871773 (electronic bk.)
9789280871777 (electronic bk.)