Becoming an Adult: Australian Rites of Passage as Practised at the Present Time

Melissa Saunders


Australian Rites of Passage have recently become a complex matter, one of the issues of social independence, somewhat provocative display, escape from the family, show of independence—and a touching vulnerability, this much perpetuated by much wider difficult financial circumstances in recent years.


Rites of Passage; Australia; Schoolies Week;

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