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    Body Modification In Women

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    by the rich and famous, are one of the most dominant methods of body modification in society today. In other countries, such as Africa and Thailand, other types of body modifications are used to achieve the…

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    The biggest overarching theme I noticed among all of the different texts was the connection of body modification to passing. The method, cultural context, and reasons all varied; however, body modification in all cases was used in order to fit a certain set of standards. I originally used to think of passing in a different way, I mostly associated the term with the transgender community and biracial people (as in white-passing); however, I now realize that the term passing can mean different…

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    Introduction In South Korea there is a strange dichotomy when it comes to body modification and the ways that citizens may choose to alter their appearance. whether temporarily or permanently. In South Korea as a whole. there is somewhat of a social standard that one is expected to uphold while they move throughout society. This standard is that your looks do not stray too far off from those of the general population. In other words. any modifications should be subtle and virtually unnoticeable.…

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    Body modification is a universal culture. In every culture, people changed their bodies for various reasons. Some of the different reasons would be for religious, spiritual, personal gratification, medical or social. In recent years body modification practices such as the arts of tattooing and body piercing have experienced an increase in popularity. They have become so prolific notes Katie Zezima (2005) that a survey conducted by Harris Interactive in 2003 found that one in six adults has a…

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    of certain characteristics. Humans come in all shapes and sizes with enough combinations that it is not rare to have similar features to someone who may have a completely different background than you. Most of these characteristics occur naturally throughout one’s life, but some individuals take it upon themselves to create their own characteristics through a process called body modification. People from around the world use many different types body modifications for a variety of reasons. Body…

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    Nowadays, ink can get you fired from your job as easily as it can get you an interview for one. The ink on a job application being considered more appropriate than the ink on people’s bodies has become the foundation of a growing debate. Workers getting fired from their job for inked images on their body, employers disqualifying employees applying for a job because of facial piercings, and employees having to hide changes to their appearance to fit company dress codes all exemplify aspects of…

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    For decades, body modification has grown in popularity. Millions of people around the world, have been accustomed to the rise of body modifications. Countless people have come to realize the symbolism of body modifications. “Body modifications give a rite to passage, aesthetic reasons, and religious reasons to help show self-expression” (“The history of body modification” 3). Tattoos are body modifications, which are made by inserting ink into the epidermis layer of the skin. “When…

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    Body Art Modifications

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    Body art and modifications Discrimination based on personal appearance is a big problem in modern society, though many people do not consider it a real form of prejudice. Despite their rise in popularity with the number of people with 2 or more tattoos doubling since 2007, tattoos in the workplace remain a contentious topic (STAPAW, 2012). Body art is art that is made with or put onto the body, tattoos are the main area of discrimination due to body art, body modifications are the artistic or…

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    modifying their body to fit the ideal image of their gender. Regardless of age or race, he or she feels forced to change in various ways to become more sexually appealing in today’s society. Some examples of popular body modifications include body hair removal, genital surgery, and breast augmentation. It is believed by many that these ideals come from everyday media image; however, researchers have yet to develop a correlation between the two. They have found though that women are more likely…

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    tattoos out in the open get looked down on. It is true that criminals sometimes have tattoos but it is jumping to conclusions to believe that all people with tattoos may be part of this group. Especially because there is such a large majority of tattoo bearers. "A Harris Poll in 2012 found that 1 out of every 5 adults — 21 percent — has at least one tattoo. An earlier Pew Research Center study found that the number was closer to 40 percent among those ages 18 to 29" (Greenblatt). It is simply a…

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