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Body piercing and tattoos

Furey, Hester Lee. (Added Author).

Summary: 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: print
    98 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich : Greenhaven Press, [2015]

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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-- Tattoos represent modern-day social branding / Reef Karim -- Job discrimination based on body modification is outdated / Elise Martorano.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

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Body Piercing and Tattoos
Body Piercing and Tattoos
by Furey, Hester (Editor)
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Body Piercing and Tattoos

Body piercing and tattoos have become a popular way for individuals to express themselves. Give readers something to think about as they may be considering self expression in these ways. Readers will evaluate the real meanings behind getting tattoos and piercings, what risks are involved, and how to avoid making mistakes in efforts to be trendy. Essay sources include the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Reef Karim, Silvia Cardona-Tapia, and Rebecca Lawrence.
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