ERIC Number: EJ1073648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Enacting Feminist Alliance Principles in a Doctoral Writing Support Group
Swadener, Beth Blue; Peters, Lacey; Eversman, Kimberly A.
New Directions for Higher Education, n171 p97-106 Fall 2015
This study utilizes a multivocal narrative approach to analyze the dynamics, accomplishments, and challenges of an interdisciplinary doctoral support group consisting primarily of female members. The authors raise issues of power, alliance, troubling expert-novice models of mentoring, and the role of social justice pedagogy in the group.
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Group Dynamics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Support Groups, Females, Mentors, Teacher Collaboration, Social Justice, Power Structure, Models, Narration, Barriers, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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