Third Culture Kids : Growing Up Among Worlds


‘This book is the ‘bible’ for anyone who wants to understand the blessings and the curses of growing up multiculturally’ -Wm. Paul Young, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Shack

In this third 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: * A second PolVan Cultural Identity diagram to support understanding of cultural identity * New models for identity formation * Updated explanation of unresolved grief * New material on ‘highly mobile communities’ addressing the needs of people who stay put while a community around them moves rapidly * Revamped Section III so readers can more easily find what is relevant to them as Adult TCKs, parents, counselors, employers, spouses, administrators, etc. * New stages and needs tool that will help families and organizations identify and meet needs * Greater emphasis on tools for educators as they grapple with demographic shifts in the classroom


ISBN: 9780241366493
PubDate: 5 Feb 2019
Pages:
 80

Weight 580 g
Dimensions 155 × 229 × 32 mm
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