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Building Your Academic Career
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Building Your Academic Career



January 2007 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Building Your Academic Career encourages you to take a proactive approach to getting what you want out of academic work whilst being a good colleague. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of such a career, the routes in and the various elements that shape current academic working lives. In the second half of the book we deal in considerable detail with how to write a really good CV (résumé) and how best to approach securing an academic job or promotion.
 
Who Should Use This Book and How
 
Why Have an Academic Career?
 
Shaping up
Academic Anatomies  
 
Presenting Yourself
Vital Statistics  
 
Getting a Job, Getting Promoted
 
Balancing Acts
Between Work and Life  

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Rebecca Boden

Rebecca Boden - University of the West of England. More About Author

Debbie Epstein

I work at the nexus of sociology and cultural studies and my research interests comprise childhood and youth studies, particularly sexuality, gender and race in education and in popular culture, and the cultural politics of education. Overall, my focus is on the dominant and how it is held in place, though this often involves investigating the experiences of those in subordinated, marginalised and/or stigmatised groups. I am especially concerned with how children negotiate these ‘differences that make a difference’ and their agency in the context of institutional settings such as schools and families. More About Author

Jane Kenway

Research interests    Education policy particularly in relation to globalisation and socio-cultural change    Socio-cultural studies of diverse youthful identities and education    Education, media and consumer cultures    Elite Schools around the world and the formation of transnational elitesFields of Research (FOR)    Higher Education    Gender, Sexuality and Education    Education Policy    Sociology of Education More About Author

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ISBN: 9781412907019
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