Tattoo Hebrew: An Analysis of Miami Ink’s Presentation of Jewish Tattoo Themes

Joseph Robert Nicola 1 *

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Abstract

Tattoos are growing in popularity among people of the Jewish faith. The following analysis examines the Jewish tattoo narrativespresented in the first American television program about tattooing, Miami Ink. Narrative Paradigm Theory is utilized to explore specific Jewish tattoo themes communicated.

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Jewish tattoo television stigma narrative paradigm

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/ojcmt/2604

Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp. 146-158

Published Online: 26 Jul 2017

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