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Monica J. Casper and Eric Wertheimer

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781479896561

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.001.0001

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“She Was Just a Chechen”

“She Was Just a Chechen”

The Female Suicide Bomber as a Site of Collective Suffering in Wartime Chechen Republic

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Critical Trauma Studies

Francine Banner

NYU Press

This chapter explores gender dynamics regarding suicide bombers in the Chechen Republic. Drawing on sociological and legal research, the chapter situates female suicide bombers in the broader context of Chechen society.

Keywords:   Suicide bombers, Gender, Chechen Republic, Collective suffering, Marriage

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