Territory of Ashes: A Disjointed Unfolding

  • Suvendrini Perera
Part of the Mobility & Politics book series (MPP)


Chapter 5 discusses the acts of mass rape-torture that followed the LTTE’s defeat. It attempts to situate the multivalent figure of the LTTE female cadre, most often imagined as a suicide bomber, within discursive economies of gender, nationalism and terror.


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© Suvendrini Perera 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Suvendrini Perera
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  1. 1.Curtin UniversityAustralia

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