The Third Culture Kid Experience: Growing Up Among Worlds

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Intercultural Press, 1999 - Education - 333 pages
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In this comprehensive work, David Pollock and Ruth Van Reken 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.

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User Review  - RidgewayGirl - LibraryThing

Years ago, when I was moving between two countries, I was given a stack of cassette tapes of talks given by David C. Pollock]], so the contents of the book were more a reminder than new information. I ... Read full review

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This book is invaluable for anyone who is or cares about a third culture kid (TCK): one who has "spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents' cultures". This ... Read full review

Contents

Where Is Home? Erikas Story
5
Who Are Third Culture Kids?
19
Why a CrossCultural Childhood Matters
37
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Pollock has worked with third culture kids and adult TCKs for more than twenty years. A founding member of Global Nomads International, he has logged thousands of miles conducting seminars and conferences for TCKs, their parents, and sponsoring organizations.

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