Subject Description

Subject

Status of adolescents

OCM Identifier

882

Subject Description

Cultural definition of adolescence (e.g., age limits); beliefs and attitudes about adolescents; prerogatives and disabilities of adolescents; relaxing or tightening of social control for each gender; residence shifts at puberty (e.g., removal of boys to men's house or to home of grandparent or maternal uncle); readjustment of social relationships; etc.

Adolescence, adulthood, and old age

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