College for Professional Studies
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The body is a site of manipulation, mutilation, and decoration, evident through centuries of body marking and tattooing. There is a very compelling relationship between tattooed individuals and crime, and this descriptive study investigates the presence of tattoos amongst female offenders. Research analysis identified the relationship between tattoos and convicted female offenders, along with the significance of the content and location of the offenders' tattoos.
Date of Award
© Megan Sullivan
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Sullivan, Megan, "Crimes Committed By Tattooed Female Offenders and the Significance of Body Art Content and Location" (2011). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 483.