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Male and female suicide bombers : different sexes, different reasons? / Jacques, Karen; Taylor, Paul J.

In: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2008, p. 304-326.

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Jacques, K & Taylor, PJ 2008, 'Male and female suicide bombers : different sexes, different reasons?', Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 304-326. https://doi.org/10.1080/10576100801925695

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Jacques, Karen ; Taylor, Paul J. / Male and female suicide bombers : different sexes, different reasons?. In: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. 2008 ; Vol. 31, No. 4. pp. 304-326.

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title = "Male and female suicide bombers : different sexes, different reasons?",
abstract = "This article analyzes the motivations and recruitment of female suicide terrorists. Biographical accounts of 30 female and 30 male suicide terrorists were coded for method of recruitment, motivation for attack, and outcome of attack. A log-linear analysis found that female suicide terrorists were motivated more by Personal events, whereas males were motivated more by Religious/nationalistic factors. Females were equally likely as males to be recruited through peer influence, exploitation, or self promotion, whereas males were more likely to be recruited as a result of religious persuasion. The results highlight the need for continued research into female terrorism.",
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