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Author Tanu, Danau, author

Title Growing up in transit : the politics of belonging at an international school / Danau Tanu
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2018


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 264 pages)
Contents Figures Foreword; Fazal Rizvi Preface; Acknowledgements Introduction: Unpacking "Third Culture Kids" Chapter 1. Being International; Chapter 2. The Power of English; Chapter 3. Living in "Disneyland"; Chapter 4. Chasing Cosmopolitan Capital; Chapter 5. The Politics of Hanging out; Chapter 6. Invisible Diversity; Chapter 7. Race and Romance; Chapter 8. Whose United Nations Day? Conclusion: Transnational Youth References; Index
Summary Tanu offers the first ethnographic study of young people who experience high levels of international mobility while growing up, either moving across national borders or by attending international schools with trans-national student bodies. Although these students are often assumed to have an international outlook, this book shows that the processes involved in becoming 'international' are fraught with tension, given the diversity of this population
Analysis anthropology
cultural capital
culture and class
first generation immigrant
international education
international ideology
international students
serial migrants
serial migration
third culture kids
transnational youth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 01, 2017)
Subject International schools -- Indonesia
International education -- Social aspects -- Indonesia
Third-culture children -- Education -- Indonesia
Educational anthropology -- Indonesia
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Educational anthropology.
International schools.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017043322
ISBN 9781785334092