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Misunderstood: The impact of growing up overseas in the 21st century

Misunderstood: The impact of growing up overseas in the 21st century

by Tanya Crossman

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Overview

Over 200 million people currently live abroad; more than 50 million are temporary residents, intending to return to their country of origin. Misunderstood explores the impact international life can have on the children of such families - while they live overseas, when they return, and as they mature into adults. Similarities in their shared experiences (regardless of the different countries in which they have lived) create a safe space of comfort and understanding. Tanya Crossman introduces this space - the Third Culture - through the personal stories of hundreds of individuals. Whether you grew up overseas, are raising children overseas, or know a family living abroad, Misunderstood will equip you with insights into the international experience, along with practical suggestions for how to offer meaningful care and support.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909193857
Publisher: Summertime Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 382
Sales rank: 992,089
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, Introduction, 1-The Basics, 2-Different Experiences of TCK Life. 3-Transition and Grief, 4-Goodbye and Hello, 5-The Inner Lives of TCKs, 6-The Future for TCKs, Global Contributions, Glossary, Bibliography, Resources, About the Author

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