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How might such a social ritual, such as a rite of passage, influence the identity formation process of adolescents? In light of Erikson's and Marcia's approaches, is the process of identity development affected when the adolescent belongs to a minority group (racial, ethnic, sexual or religious)? How?

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In this solution, we briefly discuss rites of passages in relation to Erikson's stages of development.

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To me, I deem that a teen's social rite of passage such as a quinceanera (Hispanic females' sweet 16) or obtaining a driver's license, for example, can definitely impact an adolescent's ...

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