Doctoral Induction Day

An Ethnographic Fiction on Doctoral Emotions
  • James Burford
Part of the Educational Futures: Rethinking Theory and Practice book series (EDUFUT, volume 1)


The words above are a patchwork of text I selected from Gill’s (2010) book chapter on the ‘hidden injuries’ of the neoliberal university. Do these feelings characterize contemporary academic work and life? Across critical higher education (HE) research it would seem the answer to this question is an increasingly emphatic ‘yes’.


Doctoral Student Academic Work Academic Writing High Education Research Doctoral Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Burford
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  1. 1.Faculty of Learning Sciences and EducationThammasat UniversityThailand

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