A Woman's Guide to Doctoral Studies

A Woman's Guide to Doctoral Studies

by Diana Leonard



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335202539
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication date: 12/21/2001
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.72(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Diana Leonard is a Professor of Sociology and Head of the Centre for Research and Education on Gender at the Institute of Education, University of London. She has published extensively on the sociology of gender and the family and had a long association with feminists in France. She has recently completed various research projects including 'Gender and Learning' (among 10 year olds) and 'Violence Resilient (secondary) Schools', and was co-chair of the UK Women's Studies Network.

Table of Contents

using this book
Understanding the rules of the game
Deciding to do to a doctorate
Where to study?
finding the right supervisor and the right university
Finding the time, money and space
Getting off to a good start
How to access work on gender when your supervisor doesn't know
what he (or she) doesn't know
Keeping going and staying the course
Completion, the viva and life after the doctorate

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