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ERIC Number: EJ602222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8259
The Wilderness Expedition as a Rite of Passage: Meaning and Process in Experiential Education.
Andrews, Ken
Journal of Experiential Education, v22 n1 p35-43 Jun 1999
Explores the wilderness expedition from an anthropological perspective as a personal rite of passage involving rituals created by the group, an intense sense of community, strengthened individual identity, and connection to the natural environment. Includes participants' descriptions of the revelations they experienced and of the expedition as a pivotal transition in their lives. Contains 23 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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