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The Resource Al-Qaeda and sacrifice : martyrdom, war and politics, Melissa Finn

Al-Qaeda and sacrifice : martyrdom, war and politics, Melissa Finn

Label
Al-Qaeda and sacrifice : martyrdom, war and politics
Title
Al-Qaeda and sacrifice
Title remainder
martyrdom, war and politics
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Finn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A unique study of the language and political thought of jihadis
Cataloging source
AZK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finn, Melissa
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Martyrdom
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Martyrdom
Label
Al-Qaeda and sacrifice : martyrdom, war and politics, Melissa Finn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1 Introduction; Premise and Approach of Book; Ideology, Network or Franchise: What is al-Qaeda?; Breakdown of Chapters; 2 From the Vantage Point of Sacrificial Violence: al-Qaeda's Worldview in Context; Sacrifice in the Western and Islamist Traditions: A Comparison; Grappling with al-Qaeda; Putting al-Qaeda in Context; 3 The Meanings of sacrifice in Islam; Etymological Reflections on Sacrifice; Tadhiya; Fida'; Qurban; Dhabh; Ishtishhad/Shahadah; Futuwwah; Irhab
  • The Islamic Understanding of SacrificeFee sabil'illah: Condition of Martyrdom; Tradition of Jihad; Islamic Political Theory: The Promise of Politics and the Obligations of Political Agency; Trivariate Ethical Paradigm; Just War Tradition in Islam; Conclusion; 4 Comparative Political Thought on War and Sacrifice, and Politics; Introduction; Al-Qaeda's Political Vision; Understanding Sacrificial Subjectivity; Jihadi sacrifice in Light of Western Thought; Investigating the Parameters of Sacrficial Subjectivity; Intentionality of the Sacrifice; Duty of Sacrifice
  • Redemption, Retribution: An Eye for an Eye (Life for Life)The Objects of Sacrifice: The Expendability of Victims; Sacrifice for God Alone; Martyrdom Operations as Sacrilisation, Desacrilisation and Collective Expiation; Principles of Sacrificial Subjectivity for War; The Sacrificial Subject and the Imperative of Hatred; The Sacrifice of Religion through Co-Existence and Dialogue; Eliminating the Enemy; Sacrificial Subjectivity for Politics, or the Management of Savagery for Political Ends; Conclusion; 5 The Limits of Sacrificial Subjectivity for Politics; Introduction; Heedless Certainty
  • Rejection of DemocracyAutoimmunity Destroys Plurality; 6 Conclusion: Sacrificial Subjectivity for Acephalic Politics; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn961677982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849647502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183jq9h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961677982
Label
Al-Qaeda and sacrifice : martyrdom, war and politics, Melissa Finn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1 Introduction; Premise and Approach of Book; Ideology, Network or Franchise: What is al-Qaeda?; Breakdown of Chapters; 2 From the Vantage Point of Sacrificial Violence: al-Qaeda's Worldview in Context; Sacrifice in the Western and Islamist Traditions: A Comparison; Grappling with al-Qaeda; Putting al-Qaeda in Context; 3 The Meanings of sacrifice in Islam; Etymological Reflections on Sacrifice; Tadhiya; Fida'; Qurban; Dhabh; Ishtishhad/Shahadah; Futuwwah; Irhab
  • The Islamic Understanding of SacrificeFee sabil'illah: Condition of Martyrdom; Tradition of Jihad; Islamic Political Theory: The Promise of Politics and the Obligations of Political Agency; Trivariate Ethical Paradigm; Just War Tradition in Islam; Conclusion; 4 Comparative Political Thought on War and Sacrifice, and Politics; Introduction; Al-Qaeda's Political Vision; Understanding Sacrificial Subjectivity; Jihadi sacrifice in Light of Western Thought; Investigating the Parameters of Sacrficial Subjectivity; Intentionality of the Sacrifice; Duty of Sacrifice
  • Redemption, Retribution: An Eye for an Eye (Life for Life)The Objects of Sacrifice: The Expendability of Victims; Sacrifice for God Alone; Martyrdom Operations as Sacrilisation, Desacrilisation and Collective Expiation; Principles of Sacrificial Subjectivity for War; The Sacrificial Subject and the Imperative of Hatred; The Sacrifice of Religion through Co-Existence and Dialogue; Eliminating the Enemy; Sacrificial Subjectivity for Politics, or the Management of Savagery for Political Ends; Conclusion; 5 The Limits of Sacrificial Subjectivity for Politics; Introduction; Heedless Certainty
  • Rejection of DemocracyAutoimmunity Destroys Plurality; 6 Conclusion: Sacrificial Subjectivity for Acephalic Politics; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn961677982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849647502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183jq9h
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)961677982

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