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ERIC Number: EJ646642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1362-0436
Leaving and Experiencing: Why Academics Expatriate and How They Experience Expatriation.
Richardson, Julia; McKenna, Steve
Career Development International, v7 n2 p67-78 2002
In interviews with 30 British academics teaching abroad, metaphors emerged to describe motivation to go and the experience of expatiation: expatriate as explorer, refugee, mercenary, architect, outsider, and tightrope walker. Motivations and experiences of academics appeared different from those of corporate expatriates. (Contains 56 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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