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Ph. D. Trap Revisited

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ISBN-10: 1550023454

ISBN-13: 9781550023459

Edition: 2001

Authors: Wilfred Cude

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When The PhD Trap was first published in 1987, it hit academe like a bombshell. Wilfred Cude dared to pull back the veil of graduate school life to expose the harsh realities of modern advanced study. Using statistics, academic history, and diverse intellectual traditions, Cude revealed the PhD program in most disciplines to be savage, mechanical, and cruel -- an exploitative construct that often frustrates legitimate intellectual inquiry, shatters viable career expectations, and mangles personal and professional relations. In the years since, an outpouring of books, articles, and statistical data delineating serious weaknesses in contemporary higher education has provided a wealth of…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Wilfred Cude is the author of "A Due Sense of Differences, The Ph.D. Trap", and numerous scholarly articles on English literature, Canadian history, critical methodology, and educational traditions. He has lectured at colleges and universities across the country. He lives in rural Cape Breton.