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The myth of martyrdom : what really drives suicide bombers, rampage shooters, and other self-destructive killers /

Adam Lankford looks at the motivation of suicide bombers and other rampage killers.

Main Author: Lankford, Adam, 1979-
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • The myth of martyrdom
  • Lies, damn lies, and previous research on suicide terrorism
  • Why suicide terrorists are suicidal
  • The truth about 9/11
  • What real heroes are made of
  • Murder-suicide: the natural comparison
  • The four types of suicide terrorists
  • Mission impossible? How to stop suicide terrorism.