ThesisZambrano, JohnnyIn United States, having a tattoo has often been negatively viewed, mostly because people connect tattoos with mischievous conduct. In addition, people often mistake those with tattoos as gang related individuals with no jobs or futures. Despite the n . . .
Masters ThesisPersonal agency and the tattooed body: individual identity communicated through voluntary and involuntary tattoosVelsor, AndreaThis paper examines the concepts of identity and ownership of one’s body in relation to voluntary and involuntary tattoos. When personal agency has been removed through forcible tattooing, individuals can ultimately create new meaning for their involu . . .