Body transformation: tattoo and piercing. The personal motive and social significance Cover Image

Przekształcanie ciała – tatuaż i piercing. Motywy osobiste i znaczenie społeczne
Body transformation: tattoo and piercing. The personal motive and social significance

Author(s): Teresa Zbyrad
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Pedagogicznego w Krakowie
Keywords: body transformation; body modification; tattoo; piercing

Summary/Abstract: The article presents an escalating problem of contemporary transformation of body through tattoos and body piercing. It is a presentation of the results of research carried out among people using appropriate methods for body transformation. Research problems revolve around the themes of body transformation, the impact of the social environment and the importance of decorating the body in social and professional life.

  • Issue Year: VII/2015
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 67-77
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish