ERIC Number: ED459652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
A Woman's Guide to Doctoral Studies.
This guide is designed to help women undertake and enjoy working for a doctorate as they recognize the rules of the academic game. The situation in the United Kingdom is compared with that of North America and Australia, and the pros and cons of acquiring a Ph.D. and the new professional doctorates are discussed. The chapters are: (1) "Understanding the Rules of the Game"; (2) "Deciding To Do a Doctorate"; (3) "Where To Study: Finding the Right Supervisor and the Right University"; (4) "Finding the Time, Money and Space"; (5) "Getting off to a Good Start"; (6) "How To Access Work on Gender When Your Supervisor Doesn't Know What He (or She) Doesn't Know"; (7) "Keeping Going and Staying the Course"; and (8) "Completion, the Viva and Life after the Doctorate." (Contains 341 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Student Adjustment
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; North America; United Kingdom (England)