Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds

Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds


By (author) David C. Pollock, By (author) Ruth E. Van Reken

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  • Format: Paperback | 351 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 20mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1857882954
  • ISBN 13: 9781857882957
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 286,156

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In this publication, the authors explore the experiences of those who have become known as "third culture kids" (TCKs) - children who grow up or spend a significant part of their childhood living abroad. The book is rich with real-life anecdotes and examines the nature of the TCK kid experience and its effects on maturing, developing a sense of identity, and adjusting to one's "passport country" upon return. The authors give readers an understanding of the challenges and benefits of the TCK life and provide practical suggestions and advice on maximizing those benefits.

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