American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of “Jihadi Cool/Chic” now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of “Jihadi Cool/Chic” by Caroline Joan “Kay” S. Picart.
American Self-Radicalizing Terrorists and the Allure of Jihadi Cool/Chic provides a critical legal analysis of how American self-radicalizing terrorists become what they are by analyzing, in detail, the stories of Colleen LaRose, America’s first Most Wanted Female Terrorist, and the Tsarnaev brothers, Tamerlan and Jahar (Dzhokhar), the Boston Marathon Bombers. Drawing from the analytic tools of cutting-edge studies on terrorism by global experts, as well as the latest news reports, policy papers, Congressional Hearings, and legal documents, the book illustrates how the internet provides the means through which a self-activating terrorist may first self-radicalize through some imaginary or sympathetic connection with an organized terrorist network. Continue reading