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(4.) Arnold van Gennep, The Rites of Passage (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977) and Victor Turner The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1969).
Ultimately, rites of passage require a faith in a linear, teleological model of progress: the successful completion of phase 1 (separation) and phase 2 (transition) will lead to phase 3 (incorporation).
At the beginning of the twentieth century, which saw the publication of Van Gennep's The Rites of Passage, folklore provided the symbolic framework necessary to legitimate new national identities.
As the popularity of the program soars, Hatchett is developing a rites of passage program addressing the needs of African men, and she's working on a book about the rites of passage of locking.
Beginning on Page 12a, reporter Patricia Lefevere profiles Rohr and the Rites of Passage, which are presented by the priest's Center for Action and Contemplation at the center's home base of New Mexico and around the United States.
Works of body art have traditionally reflected rites of passage, served as group identifiers, and made people confirm to a cultural code and social standard outsiders rarely understand, so it's timely that cultural anthropologist John Rush examines different processes and procedures of radical physical alternations in different cultures, from branding to tattooing and self-inflicted pain.
She sees what she does as a way of ensuring that rites of passage are maintained.
"Fa'a Ulutao" and "Va'a," brief-sections of Suttee, explore the tattooing that marks male rites of passage. In "Ulutao" the six dancers--Taiaroa Royal, Sam Fuataga, Tamihana Paurini, Sean MacDonald, Daniel Cooper, and Jeremy Poi--established the signatures of Ieremia's vocabulary: strong percussive jumps, dramatic tumbling to the floor, and a voluptuous carving of space with limbs and torsos.
Even when traditional rites of passage for young people have faded or appear to be fading, as in Western society, there may still be important opportunities to engage with people in their time of transition.
Across the ages, people from all civilizations have encountered universal rites of passage such as separation from their native community; wandering foreign lands; ordeals and tests of character, traumatic loss; recovery and renewal; and return to home as a changed person.
In addition to my minister's license with my name in a very convincing liturgical font, it includes a wedding business training video for minister and a book with sample ceremonies of weddings, funerals, and rites of passage. I must say the book is a bit of a disappointment.
For Beck, a diverse and meticulous Conceptualist whose work has often probed the darker precincts of male adolescence, sexual identity, and the American family, the image of the little animal hanging helplessly upside down acts as a kind of touchstone, foregrounding the violence that occurs in certain masculine rites of passage.