Third Culture Kids

Third Culture Kids

Growing up Among Worlds

Book - 2017
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In this 3rd edition of the ground-breaking, global classic, Ruth E. Van Reken and Michael V. Pollock, son of the late original co-author, David C. Pollock have significantly updated what is widely recognized as The TCK Bible. Emphasis is on the modern TCK and addressing the impact of technology, cultural complexity, diversity & inclusion and transitions. Includes new advice for parents and others for how to support TCKs as they navigate work, relationships, social settings and their own personal development. Specific updates:

#65533; A second PolVan Cultural Identity diagram to support understanding of cultural identity

#65533; New models for identity formation

#65533; Updated explanation of unresolved grief

#65533; New material on 'highly mobile communities' addressing the needs of people who stay put while a community around them moves rapidly

#65533; Revamped Section III so readers can more easily find what is relevant to them as Adult TCKs, parents, counselors, employers, spouses, administrators, etc.

#65533; New "stages and needs" tool that will help families and organizations identify and meet needs

#65533; Greater emphasis on tools for educators as they grapple with demographic shifts in the classroom
Publisher: Canada :, Nicholas Brealey Publishing,, 2017
Edition: 0200099288
ISBN: 9781473657663
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER 2017
Characteristics: 480 pages ; 3 x 15 cm


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