Tattoos, Body Piercings, and Teens, 1st Edition

  • Leanne Currie-McGhee
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  • ISBN-10: 1601525672
  • ISBN-13: 9781601525673
  • DDC: 391.6
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Tattoos and body piercings are becoming increasingly popular among teens. Many teens use permanent body art as a way to express themselves. These teens may find themselves confronted with a myriad of issues including legal consequences, negative responses from schools and jobs, and potential health consequences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: More than a Trend.
1: Adorning Their Bodies.
Tattoo Togetherness.
Piercing as a Reward for Good Grades.
2: Body Art Risks.
Suspended for Tattoo.
Beware of the Belly.
3: Body Art, Teens, and the Law.
Tattoo Parties.
Trend Reversal.
4: Pushing the Limits.
Implanting a Bagel?.
The Eyes Have It.
5: Body Art Regrets.
Starred for Life.
Temporary Options.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.