The Doctoral Experience
Success and Failure in Graduate School
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Doctoral Experience by Ms Sara Delamont
Book DescriptionRichly illustrated with case studies and interviews, this book identifies key themes pervading academic life: the nature of research and research supervision; key social processes and problems; distinct and contrasting sub-cultures of departments and disciplines in universities; mentorship and sponsorship; and apprenticeship and rites of passage for postgraduate students. Anyone developing policy and practice in Higher Education, or wishing to understand their own position within the wider picture will benefit from reading this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750709279
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ms Sara Delamont
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Schools reflect the society which surrounds them but they must also be agents of change. The last few decades have seen an explosion of research on gender and education and, in this volume, the author examines new research findings and new strategies for change, continuing to argue that both sexes lose out from sexist schooling.
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Author Biography - Ms Sara Delamont
Sara Delamont is Reader in Sociology at Cardiff University. She has published extensively on social interaction in schools and classrooms, womens education, women intellectuals, and the anthropology of contemporary Europe. Paul Atkinson is Professor of Sociology at Cardiff University. His research and publications include work on medical knowledge, genetic science and educational knowledge. Odette Parry is Research Fellow in the Research Unit in Health and Behavioural Change at the University of Edinburgh. She has extensive research experience in a number of fields including health and illness, the body, and education in the UK and the Caribbean.
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