Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Nov 26, 2010 - Social Science - 320 pages
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A Nicholas Brealey Publishing bestseller! Third culture kids (TCK)—children of expatriates, missionaries, military personnel, and others who live outside their passport country—have unique issues with personal development and identity. David C. Pollock and Ruth E. Van Reken bring to light the emotional and psychological realities that come with the TCK journey.

 

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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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User Review  - mkboylan - LibraryThing

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

Understanding the World of TCKs
1
The TCK Profile
85
Rootlessness and Restlessness
123
Maximizing the Benefits
167
Appendices
269
by Betty Lou Pollock
287
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About the author (2010)

Ruth E. Van Reken, herself an adult TCK and a parent and grandparent of TCKs, is author of one of the first books written about the TCK experience, Letters Never Sent. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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