adulthood, identity development, risk behavior, emerging adulthood, Mormon
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.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Nelson, Larry J., "Rites of Passage in Emerging Adulthood: Perspectives of Young Mormoons" (2003). Faculty Publications. 4668.
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