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The Compleat Academic : A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist - Mark P. Zanna

The Compleat Academic

A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist

By: Mark P. Zanna (Editor), John M. Darley (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780898599497
Number Of Pages: 248

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This volume is a collection of information about the concerns and problems of the beginning social scientist in the academic and nonacademic world. Covering topics from the senior graduate student's job search to the assistant professor's research and teaching experiences, this book serves as an official introduction to the "rules of the academic game."

Forewordp. xiii
Forewordp. xvii
Prefacep. xix
Getting And Starting An Assistant Professorshipp. 1
The Hiring Process In Academiap. 3
Acknowledgmentsp. 20
Referencesp. 20
The Present-Minded Professor: Controlling One's Careerp. 23
Referencesp. 60
Power And Politics In Academic Departmentsp. 61
Acknowledgmentsp. 84
Handling Critical Elements Of An Assistant Professorshipp. 85
Tips On Teachingp. 87
Referencesp. 112
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Research But Were Afraid To Ask (Your Advisor)p. 115
Acknowledgmentsp. 137
Rferencep. 137
On Managing The Faculty-Graduate Student Research Relationshipp. 139
Acknowledgmentsp. 149
Research Grants: A Practical Guidep. 151
Rferencep. 169
Writing The Empirical Journal Articlep. 171
Referencesp. 201
Advice For Social Scientists In Nonacademic Settingsp. 203
An Incompleat Guide To Working As A Nonacademic Researcherp. 205
Acknowledgmentsp. 224
Referencesp. 224
Appendix: Recommended Readingsp. 225
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ISBN: 9780898599497
ISBN-10: 0898599490
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1