Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds

Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds

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For more than a decade, Third Culture Kids has been the authority on "TCKs" - children of expatriates, missionaries, military personnel and others who live and work abroad. With a significant part of their developmental years spent outside of their passport country, TCKs create their own, unique "third" cultures.

Authors Pollock and Van Reken pioneered the TCK profile, which brought to light the emotional and psychological realities that come with the TCK journey, often resulting in feelings of rootlessness and grief but also an increased confidence and ability to interact with many cultures. Through interviews and personal writings, this new, expanded edition explores the challenges and benefits that TCKs encounter, and also widens the net to discuss the experiences of CCKs, cross-cultural kids, who are immigrants, international adoptees or the children of biracial or bicultural parents.

Highlighting dramatic changes brought about by instant communication and ever-evolving mobility patterns, Third Culture Kids reveals the hidden diversity in our world and challenges traditional notions of identity and "home" - and shows us how the TCK experience is becoming increasingly common and valuable.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781857885255
BY (AUTHOR) Pollock, David C., BY (AUTHOR) Pollock, Michael V., BY (AUTHOR) Van Reken, Ruth E.
PUBLISHER : John Murray Press PUBLICATION DATE : September 24, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Nicholas Brealey Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Tertiary Education
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 228 mm x 155 mm
WEIGHT : 400 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development

* This is a fixed price item. Promo codes, coupons, special online offers and promotions, VIP or member's discount cannot be used in conjunction with this item.
DESCRIPTION :
For more than a decade, Third Culture Kids has been the authority on "TCKs" - children of expatriates, missionaries, military personnel and others who live and work abroad. With a significant part of their developmental years spent outside of their passport country, TCKs create their own, unique "third" cultures.

Authors Pollock and Van Reken pioneered the TCK profile, which brought to light the emotional and psychological realities that come with the TCK journey, often resulting in feelings of rootlessness and grief but also an increased confidence and ability to interact with many cultures. Through interviews and personal writings, this new, expanded edition explores the challenges and benefits that TCKs encounter, and also widens the net to discuss the experiences of CCKs, cross-cultural kids, who are immigrants, international adoptees or the children of biracial or bicultural parents.

Highlighting dramatic changes brought about by instant communication and ever-evolving mobility patterns, Third Culture Kids reveals the hidden diversity in our world and challenges traditional notions of identity and "home" - and shows us how the TCK experience is becoming increasingly common and valuable.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781857885255
BY (AUTHOR) Pollock, David C., BY (AUTHOR) Pollock, Michael V., BY (AUTHOR) Van Reken, Ruth E.
PUBLISHER : John Murray Press PUBLICATION DATE : September 24, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Nicholas Brealey Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Tertiary Education
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 228 mm x 155 mm
WEIGHT : 400 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development

* This is a fixed price item. Promo codes, coupons, special online offers and promotions, VIP or member's discount cannot be used in conjunction with this item.