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Turning International By Catherine Transler
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In Turning International, psychologist and researcher Catherine Transler presents a comprehensive guide to understanding how to find a new balance after relocating in a new country. Using... More > cutting-edge discoveries from the fields of psychology and neuroscience, she explores how a move abroad can drastically alter our emotions and social relationships and offers strategies and exercises that will enable readers to engage in constructive behaviours, adapt to the foreign culture, and take advantage of the new opportunities it offers. Turning International offers many potentially life-changing ways to find the resilience and outlook needed to feel truly fulfilled in an adopted culture.< Less
From Culture Shock to Personal Transformation: Studying Abroad and the Search for Meaning By Catherine Ann Lombard
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Culture shock is a well-known term used to define the initial experiences of immersion in an unfamiliar culture. This study demonstrates that anyone undergoing its effects might wish to view the... More > experience as an opportunity to consciously search for life meaning and personal growth. Through her psychosynthesis counseling work with international students, Catherine Ann Lombard illustrates how young people, when faced with the challenges of living abroad, can enter into a personal journey towards their authentic selves. Ultimately, by confronting themselves and growing in awareness, the students whose testimonies appear in this book release new creative energy and renew their personal and working relationships. The author also draws on her own experience of having lived in eleven countries on four continents. This book is a fascinating look into being a foreigner in a foreign land and the psychosynthesis journey towards inner wholeness.< Less
Vol au dessus d'un tapis de youyous By Al Baicin
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Il l'a rencontrée, il en est sûr. Il la chevauche depuis. Son séjour à l'hôpital n'est qu'une chevauchée nocturne durant laquelle il fait son parcours vers... More > l'aube où la vérité l'attend. La mort peut-être aussi. Mais, il aura vu son beau visage sortir de la peau d'une mule. Et cela n'a pas de prix. Élise, l'infirmière, aura calmé la danse folle de son stylo, Alban, le compagnon de chambre, aura réussi à coucher sur ses toiles blanches sa Mauricette. Puis, une mère, une patrie, viendra le sortir des affres de cette bâtardise nommée acculturation. En attendant, il est aux prises avec l’incrédulité de ses éminents illustres psychiatres, les stratagèmes d’Élise pour lui extirper une parole cohérente menant au secret de cette femme. Pourtant, il ne cesse de raconter … l’autre histoire, celle d’une tante mystérieuse.< Less
Bridging the Gaps: Contextualization Among Korean Nazarene Churches in America By Kim Lundell
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Comparative study of American and Korean worldviews. space and time, self vs. other, relationships, causality. acculturation to American culture.
Bridging the Gaps: Contextualization Among Korean Nazarene Churches in America By Kim Lundell
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Comparative study of American and Korean worldviews. space and time, self vs. other, relationships, causality. acculturation to American culture.
Sinew of the Social Species By Ashim Shanker
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Meditations on Connections Lost (2003-2014): Poetry, short fiction, and autobiographical writing on transculturation, fragmented identity, and the disintegration of human connection in the midst of a... More > frantic search for individual purpose. Written in Japan over the course of the author's 11-year stay, "Sinew of the Social Species" includes such poems as "lesser animal" and "This Most Heartfelt Sacrilege," short stories such as "The Replacement Crier," and an assortment of other poetry and prose writings.< Less
Quick Guide: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents By College Guide World
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The novel's major themes include acculturation and coming of age. It deals with the myriad hardships of immigration, painting a vivid picture of the struggle to assimilate, the sense of displacement,... More > and the confusion of identity suffered by the García family, as they are uprooted from familiarity and forced to begin a new life in New York City. The text consists of fifteen interconnected short stories, each of which focuses on one of the four daughters, and in a few instances, the García family as a whole. Although it is told from alternating perspectives there is particular focus throughout the text on the character of Yolanda, who is said to be the both the protagonist and the author's alter ego.< Less
Saipok Ngeni Ew Minafon Manaw: Ei puk a kawor faniten wasona ngeni Hawaii (Chuukese Version) By Hawaii Parent Information Resource Center et al.
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[1st Edition, September 2008, Chuukese Version] As with other ethnic group newcomers, the Chuukese and Marshallese populations are faced with exciting yet challenging adjustments in their new home.... More > The intent of this handbook is to provide an acculturation tool for those from the Freely Associated States. The handbook is written in different languages: English, Chuukese, and Marshallese. The handbook includes: The important role of the family in the home and at school; Caring for children; Child safety in the home and in the community; Hawaii laws; and Low or no-cost resources. Note: $4.00 of each book purchased is tax deductible. These funds will go directly to the Kuhio Park Terrace Family Center, a program of Parents And Children Together.< Less
Voyaging Together to a New Life: A Handbook for Newcomers to Hawaii (English Version) By Hawaii Parent Information Resource Center et al.
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[1st Edition, September 2008, English Version] As with other ethnic group newcomers, the Chuukese and Marshallese populations are faced with exciting yet challenging adjustments in their new home.... More > The intent of this handbook is to provide an acculturation tool for those from the Freely Associated States. The handbook is written in different languages: English, Chuukese, and Marshallese. The handbook includes: The important role of the family in the home and at school; Caring for children; Child safety in the home and in the community; Hawaii laws; and Low or no-cost resources. Note: $4.00 of each book purchased is tax deductible. These funds will go directly to the Kuhio Park Terrace Family Center, a program of Parents And Children Together.< Less
Book in bōk melele an Ro Rej Kab Itak-tok/Ruwamājet ion Hawaii (Marshallese Version) By Hawaii Parent Information Resource Center et al.
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[1st Edition, September 2008, Marshallese Version] As with other ethnic group newcomers, the Chuukese and Marshallese populations are faced with exciting yet challenging adjustments in their new... More > home. The intent of this handbook is to provide an acculturation tool for those from the Freely Associated States. The handbook is written in different languages: English, Chuukese, and Marshallese. The handbook includes: The important role of the family in the home and at school; Caring for children; Child safety in the home and in the community; Hawaii laws; and Low or no-cost resources. Note: $4.00 of each book purchased is tax deductible. These funds will go directly to the Kuhio Park Terrace Family Center, a program of Parents And Children Together.< Less