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Body piercing and tattoos / Hester L. Furey, book editor.

Furey, Hester Lee. (Added Author).


A collection of essays presenting opposing viewpoints concerning body modification techniques such as body piercing and tattoos, and how they affect teenagers and young adults.

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  • ISBN: 9780737772388 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0737772387 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 98 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich : Greenhaven Press, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tattoos have become mainstream / Susan Swartz -- Tattoos often represent a struggle to survive / Joseph Miller -- Body piercings and tattoos can be a form of self-care / Rebecca Lawrence -- Body modification can be a way to assert ownership of one's body / Olivia James -- Tattoo ink-related infections: awareness, diagnosis, reporting, and prevention / Pamela M. LeBlanc, Katherine A. Hollinger, Karl C. Klontz -- Temporary tattoos may put you at risk / US Food and Drug Administration -- What to know before you get a tattoo / Orly Avitzur -- Teen piercing trends: earlobe gauging, stretching and body piercing / Mary Fetzer -- Teens should not get trendy body piercings / Leah S. -- Teens should be able to get tattoos / Silvia Cardona-Tapia -- Inked and regretful: removing tattoos / US Food and Drug Administration -- Tattoos represent modern-day social branding / Reef Karim -- Job discrimination based on body modification is outdated / Elise Martorano.
Subject: Body piercing > Juvenile literature.
Tattooing > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library GN 419.25 .B63 2015 30775305504327 General Collection Available -

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