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Leaving the Ivory Tower: The Causes and Consequences of Departure From Doctoral Study

Barbara E. Lovitts
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0742509419 (alk. paper), 0742509427 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1 Invisible Problem 1
  • 2 Explaining the High and Persistent Rate of Attrition 20
  • 3 Explaining Departure 39
  • 4 Lack of Information 50
  • 5 Absence of Community 82
  • 6 Disappointment with the Learning Experience 110
  • 7 Quality of the Adviser-Advisee Relationship 131
  • 8 Decision to Leave 166
  • 9 Personal Consequences of Departure 192
  • 10 Labor Market Consequences of Departure 219
  • Appendix Most and Least Successful Adviser-Advisee Relationships from the Point of View of the Faculty 279.
Description
xv, 307 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-298) and index.
Technical Details
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