Embodied Resistance

Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules

by Chris Bobel and Samantha Kwan

Paperback, 268 pages, Vanderbilt Univ Pr, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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Embodied Resistance
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Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules
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Chris Bobel and Samantha Kwan

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Combines ethnographic research with personal stories to provide a portrait of the daily lives of people who defy or violate the rules and conventions of the social norms regarding body modification, piercings and tattoos.