SOC 426 Body Modification

SOC 426 Body Modification - Tattoos as...

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Tattooing Piercing Plastic Surgery Scarification Cosmetics - make Hair coloring Examples of what falls into category of body modification Historically stigmatized, but gradually becoming more mainstream/middle class 1990s, according to Irwin, was most recent time that major acceptance shift occurred
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Unformatted text preview: Tattoos as "sorta-deviant" Disaffiliative - removes oneself from the group s "Edgy" - people sometime get tattoos to bring themselves just to the border of culture Tattooing - General observations Body Modification - a pan-human activity Tuesday, March 04, 2008 11:24 AM Lecture Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 462 taught by Professor Jackspencer during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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