Academic Books

Book Review: Higher Education and Social Inequalities

The higher education system rests on the principle of meritocracy, with entry into the ‘top’ Russell Group universities supposedly the product of ability. This is despite growing attention to the over-representation of independent school students studying at the ‘top’ universities, with state school students and disadvantaged groups less likely to secure admission.

10 months ago
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Book Review: Writing a Watertight Thesis

How you structure the thesis itself is only one part of the overall structure of your doctorate. In their new book, Mike Bottery and Nigel Wright discuss the importance of three different areas in which a good structure is crucial to your success…

10 months ago
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Ten Recommended Resources for Women in Academia

In our second post for 2018’s Academic Book Week, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the fantastic resources available to help support, encourage and develop women in academia. From blogs to books, to influential social media accounts and reports, the literature out there is both vast and dynamic.

2 years ago
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Women in Academia: Tips From Your Peers

For Academic Book Week, SAGE Publishing, the parent of Social Science Space, asked some of its authors and editors for their top tips for women in academia:

2 years ago
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Putting Quality Into Qualitative Research

The authors of an award-winning textbook on qualitative research discuss their love of the method — and their respect for choosing the right method for the task at hand.

6 years ago
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OA and the UK Humanities & Social Sciences

The opportunity for H&SS to reach much wider audiences who appreciate the value of their work generally, and to reach those specific people who will make important use of it is enormous.

8 years ago
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