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In analyses of tattoo contests, advertisements, and sleek primitive pictures, the e-book exhibits how photographs of tattooed our bodies speak and disrupt notions of gender, type, and exoticism via their discursive performances. Fenske indicates operating inside of dominant discourse to symbolize and subvert oppressive gender and sophistication reviews.

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