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The construction of cosmopolitan identifications among 'third culture kids' in two international schools

Desilets, Gabrielle


This thesis looks at the life trajectories of serial migrants' children or 'Third Culture Kids' (TCKs) to explore how a transnational upbringing affects the homology between identity and place and leads to the construction of cosmopolitan identifications. Drawing on multi-sited ethnographic research in and around the communities of two International Baccalaureate (IBO) schools in Melbourne, Australia and in Singapore, this thesis details the everyday practices (eating, commuting, dwelling,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51449c91e01


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