New on Early View: “Seeing (Transitions to) Adulthood” #sssi #sociology

This journal has a long tradition in publishing articles concerned with life-course development, biography and status passages. Jason Torkelson’s article “Seeing (Transitions to) Adulthood in Youth (Sub)cultural Studies Through the Eyes of Former Straightedge Adherents“. In his paper Torkelson reports his findings from a studies that involved more than 40 interviews with individuals who had previously identified to be part of a particular youth subculture called “straightedge”. He is partiuclarly interested in the interviewees’ transition to adulthood and how their straightedge identity has influenced their development to adulthood.

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