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Representing the complexity, diversity and particularity of the doctoral enterprise in Australia

Cumming, Jim


This thesis addresses the need to reconceptualise the doctoral experience at a time when the boundaries between education, training, research, work and career development are becoming increasingly blurred. It does so by means of a detailed analysis of what candidates do and how they operate in a variety of disciplinary, employment and other contexts.¶ In order to synthesise and interpret the outcomes of that analysis a broader concept of the doctoral enterprise is developed within which the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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