Meaning rites of passage
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Culturally defined activities (rituals) that mark a person's transition from one stage of life to another. These aim to help participants move into new social roles, positions or statuses. Puberty, wedding, childbirth are examples.
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Rituals or ceremonies that mark a person’s transition from one stage of life to another.
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rituals that accompany a change of social status such as age-grade, office, marriage status, etc.
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