5. Female Tattoos and Graffiti

  1. Robert Arp PH. D.
  1. Thorsten Botz-Bornstein PH. D.

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch5

Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am

How to Cite

Botz-Bornstein, T. (2012) Female Tattoos and Graffiti, in Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyone: I Ink, Therefore I Am (ed R. Arp), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118252789.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470672068

Online ISBN: 9781118252789

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Keywords:

  • the tattooed woman;
  • female tattoos, and graffiti;
  • contemporary female tattoos;
  • tattoos, signifying commitment;
  • tattoos, being nothing ladylike;
  • ornaments, and feminine tattoo space;
  • from tattoos to graffiti;
  • tattoos, spatial project in the largest sense

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A New Tattoo Space

  • The Savage and Civilization

  • Nothing Ladylike About Being Tattooed?

  • Ornaments, Crimes, and the Creation of a Feminine Tattoo Space

  • From Tattoos to Graffiti

  • Skinscape

  • Recuperating the Political Body