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Jr. Frank F. Furstenberg - Behind the Academic Curtain - 9780226066103 - V9780226066103
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Behind the Academic Curtain

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Description for Behind the Academic Curtain Paperback. More people than ever are going to graduate school to seek a PhD these days. When they get there, they discover a bewildering environment. The author offers an user-friendly map to this maze. Drawing on decades of experience in academia, he provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded practical guide to academic life. Series: Chicago Guides to Academic Life. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JNMN; VSC; VSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
More people than ever are going to graduate school to seek a PhD these days. When they get there, they discover a bewildering environment: a rapid immersion in their discipline, keen competition for resources, and uncertain options for their future, whether inside or outside of academia. Life with a PhD can begin to resemble an unsolvable puzzle. In Behind the Academic Curtain, Frank F. Furstenberg offers a clear and user-friendly map to this maze. Drawing on decades of experience in academia, he provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded, and, most important of all, practical guide to academic life. While the greatest ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
Series
Chicago Guides to Academic Life
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780226066103
SKU
V9780226066103
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About Jr. Frank F. Furstenberg
Frank F. Furstenberg is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of many books, most recently Destinies of the Disadvantaged: The Politics of Teenage Childbearing.

Reviews for Behind the Academic Curtain
"A lot of academics are going to find in this book just what they need to stimulate their own thinking and assessment of their career, whatever stage they're in. Everyone who has worked in an academic position knows what these problems are, sort of, but a large number of professors and scholars refuse to think about them or to consider, ... Read more

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