Archive for: Ruth E. van Reken

Third Culture Kids – 3rd Edition – out now!

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 […]

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Dounia Bertuccelli in conversation with Summertime author, Ruth Van Reken

FIGT had very humble beginnings in the Midwest USA. While trying to adjust to life in suburban Indiana after living overseas, Ruth realized that not enough help was being given to relocated families. Although relocation packages included nice benefits and practical information, they lacked support in other areas. “Topics such as transition, TCKs or spousal […]

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Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Culture Roots

Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Home Culture Roots Ruth Van Reken asserts, “The third culture kid builds relationships to all the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although elements from each are assimilated into the third culture kid’s life experience, the sense of belonging is in relationship to others of the […]

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Ruth E Van Reken’s “Letters Never Sent” touches a life and provides food for thought

On her website, Rachel Pieh Jones reviews Ruth E Van Reken’s “Letters Never Sent”.

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Ruth E Van Reken & David C Pollock, Third Culture Kids

The latest edition of “Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds” (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2009) by Ruth E Van Reken & David C Pollock shows how the TCK experience is becoming increasingly common and valuable.

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A few words from Ruth E. Van Reken on the latest edition of Letters Never Sent…

Author and TCK expert Ruth E. Van Reken describes the history of her memoir “Letters Never Sent: A Global Nomad’s Journey from Hurt to Healing” (Summertime, 2012), which has sold over 32,000 copies so far. Plus she tells us why she wrote this new revised edition.

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