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Third culture kids: the experience of growing up among worlds

Author: Pollock, David C. ; Van Reken, Ruth E.Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2001.Language: EnglishDescription: 333 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781857882957Type of document: BookNote: Tanoto: for 2012-2013 coursesBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Tanoto: for 2012-2013 courses

Includes bibliographical references

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Table of Contents Third Culture Kids Third Culture Kids Foreword ....................................................................................... xi Acknowledgments ............................................................... xix Introduction by David C. Pollock ............................................... xxi A Beginning Word by Ruth E. Van Reken .................................xxv Section One-The Third Culture Kid Experience Part I-Understanding the World of TCKs 1 Where Is Home? Erika's Story ................................................ 5 2 Who Are "Third Culture Kids"? ............................................ 19 3 Why a Cross-Cultural Childhood Matters ............................. 37 4 Why High Mobility Matters .................................................. 59 Part Il-The TCK Profile 5 Benefits and Challenges 6 7 8 9 ........................................................ 77 Personal Characteristics......................................................... 1 9 Practical Skills ................................................................... 107 Rootlessness and Restlessness ............................................. 121 Relational Patterns ............................................................... 131 Developmental Issues ........................................................ 145 Unresolved Grief ............................................................... 165 Section Two-Maximizing the Benefits Building a Strong Foundation ........................................... 185 Dealing with Transition ..................................................... 199 Meeting Educational Needs ............................................... 215 Enjoying the Journey ....................................................... 237 Coming "Home": Reentry ................................................. 245 How Sponsoring Organizations Can Help ......................... 257 It's Never Too Late .......................................................... 269 Appendices Appendix A Adult Third Culture Kid Survey Results ........... 289 Appendix B Writings by Adult Third Culture Kids ............... 305 Resources and Bibliography ...................................................... 319

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