ERIC Number: ED356978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
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Moving Your Family Overseas.
Kalb, Rosalind C.; Welch, Penelope
This book discusses the challenges that families face in moving overseas. Chapters include: (1) "What This Move Means for Your Family"; (2) "Breaking the News"; (3) "Learning about Your New Country"; (4) "Preparing for the Move"; (5) "The Early Days"; (6) "Culture Shock"; (7) "Expatriate Life"; (8) "How Is Everyone Coping?"; (9) "Social Relationships"; (10) "Parenting Overseas"; (11) "Making the Most of Home Leave"; and (12) "Moving On...Moving Home." The book considers the effects of such a major move on the relocated employee, the spouse, and children of various ages. Needs and concerns of school-age children in the family, and their adjustment to new school experiences, are among the many challenges considered. An introduction and a list of 27 references are included. (LBG)
Descriptors: Family Environment, Family Mobility, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Migration, Overseas Employment, Work Environment
Intercultural Press, Inc., P.O. Box 700, Yarmouth, ME 04096 ($14.95 plus $2 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
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