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Customizing the Body The Art and Culture of Tattooing

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ISBN-10: 1592138888

ISBN-13: 9781592138883

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Clinton R. Sanders, D. Angus Vail, Clinton Sanders, Angus Vail

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 3/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Address for Book Reviews:Dr.D.Angus VailDepartment of SociologyWillamette University900 State Street Salem, OR 97301(503)370-6

Preface to the Revised and Expanded Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction: Body Alteration, Artistic Production, and the Social World of Tattooing
Becoming and Being a Tattooed Person
The Tattooist: Tattooing as a Career and an Occupation
The Tattoo Relationship: Risk and Social Control in the Studio
Conclusion: Tattooing and the Social Definition of Art
Epilogue 2008: Body Modification Then and Now
Methodological Appendix
Selected Tattoo Artist Websites