Keywords

adulthood, identity development, risk behavior, emerging adulthood, Mormon

Abstract

This study explores the role that culture, particularly religious rites of passage, may play in emerging adulthood by examining the demographics, criteria for adulthood, identity development, and risk behavior of Mormon emerging adults.

Original Publication Citation

Nelson, L. J. (2003). Rites of passage in emerging adulthood: Perspectives of young Mormons. In J. Arnett & N. Galambos (Eds.), New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development: Cultural Conceptions of the Transition to Adulthood, 100, 33-49.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2003

Publisher

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Family Life

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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