The Doctoral Experience; Success and Failure in Graduate School
- Publish Date: 1999-11-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Sara Delamont;Paul Atkinson;Odette Parry
Richly 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.