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Mutilating the Body: Identity in Blood and Ink

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-155) and index.

Table of Contents

Etching identity on the body — Pain as a pathway to social and spiritual identity — Anorexia and self-mutilation diagnosed as pathological — Adornment: tattooing and piercing — Edging toward the mainstream — Conclusion: the cultural significance of self-mutilation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879727109
Author:
Hewitt, Kim
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Location:
Bowling Green, OH :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Body image
Subject:
Self-mutilation
Subject:
Tattooing
Subject:
Body piercing
Subject:
Self concept.
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
8.98x6.08x.55 in. .60 lbs.

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