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Crossroads : the quest for contemporary rites of passage

Author: Louise Carus Mahdi; Nancy Geyer Christopher; Michael Meade
Publisher: Chicago : Open Court, ©1996.
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Crossroads is a comprehensive collection of fifty cutting-edge articles on diverse aspects of the transition to adulthood, covering experiences with contemporary rites of passage, the use of rites of passage to resolve the 'youth crisis' of gangs and violence, accounts of traditional rites of passage, and how-to guidelines for creating new rites of passage that may help to save our communities from despair and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crossroads.
Chicago : Open Court, ©1996
(OCoLC)604931398
Online version:
Crossroads.
Chicago : Open Court, ©1996
(OCoLC)608980474
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Carus Mahdi; Nancy Geyer Christopher; Michael Meade
ISBN: 0812691903 9780812691900
OCLC Number: 35262509
Description: xxx, 452 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An ancient practice: modern perspectives --
Youth crisis: problems and solutions --
Contemporary rites of passage: group experiences --
Rites of passages: resources --
Individual rites of passage --
Crucibles for change.
Responsibility: edited by Louise Carus Mahdi, Nancy Geyer Christopher, and Michael Meade.

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Crossroads is a comprehensive collection of fifty cutting-edge articles on diverse aspects of the transition to adulthood, covering experiences with contemporary rites of passage, the use of rites of passage to resolve the 'youth crisis' of gangs and violence, accounts of traditional rites of passage, and how-to guidelines for creating new rites of passage that may help to save our communities from despair and destruction.

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