Growing Up Among Worlds
David C Pollock, Ruth E Van Reken, Michael V Pollock
In this 3rd edition of the ground-breaking, global classic, Ruth E. Van Reken and Michael V. Pollock, son of the late original co-author, David C. Pollock have significantly updated what is widely recognized as The TCK Bible. Emphasis is on the modern TCK and addressing the impact of technology, cultural complexity, diversity & inclusion and transitions. Includes new advice for parents and others for how to support TCKs as they navigate work, relationships, social settings and their own personal development. Specific updates:
- A second PolVan Cultural Identity diagram to support understanding of cultural identity
- New models for identity formation
- Updated explanation of unresolved grief
- New material on 'highly mobile communities' addressing the needs of people who stay put while a community around them moves rapidly
- Revamped Section III so readers can more easily find what is relevant to them as Adult TCKs, parents, counselors, employers, spouses, administrators, etc.
- New stages and needs tool that will help families and organizations identify and meet needs
- Greater emphasis on tools for educators as they grapple with demographic shifts in the classroom.