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|All Authors / Contributors:||
David C Pollock; Ruth E Van Reken
|Description:||xiv, 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Where is home? : Erika's story --
Who are "third culture kids"? --
Who are "cross-cultural kids? --
Why a cross-cultural childhood matters --
Why high mobility matters --
Benefits and challenges --
Personal characteristics --
Practical skills --
Rootlessness and restlessness --
Relational patterns --
Developmental issues --
Unresolved grief --
Building a strong foundation --
Dealing with transition --
Meeting educational needs --
Enjoying the journey --
Coming "home" : reentry --
How sponsoring organizations can help --
It's never too late.
|Responsibility:||David C. Pollock, Ruth E. Van Reken.|
Growing up as a TCK has been a gift and has significantly shaped my life and work. As I interact with world leaders one day and with those living in refugee camps the next, I continually draw upon my
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