Rave on

O'Mara, Peggy
June 1997
Mothering;Summer97, Issue 83, p4
Editorial. Advocates the popularity of raves, a chaotic music and dance event, among teens and young adults. Characteristic of rave music; Origin of the rave music; Reason for the popularity of rave among young adults; Infusion of rave into religious worship; Prejudices on raves; Tendency to equate raves to drug abuse.


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