Creative partnerships in research degree programs: Towards collaborative realisations

Joy Higgs, Nita Cherry

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    Abstract

    In his poem The Hollow Men, T. S. Eliot talks about the hollowness that arises from failing to make choices and take actions that are available and falling into the shadow, the lesser place and the lesser being. Research higher degree programs can resemble these situations and be 'simply academic' if candidates are not courageous, insightful or diligent and if supervisors and systems are restrictive, unsupportive or uninterested. In this chapter we present an alternative, positive, fruitful path in research degrees...
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCreative spaces for qualitative researching
    Subtitle of host publicationLiving research
    EditorsJoy Higgs, Angie Titchen, Debbie Horsfall, Donna Bridges
    Place of PublicationRotterdam
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Chapter25
    Pages257-266
    Number of pages10
    Volume5
    ISBN (Electronic)9789460917615
    ISBN (Print)9789460917592, 9789460917608
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Publication series

    Name Practice, education, work and society
    Volume5

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    Higgs, J., & Cherry, N. (2011). Creative partnerships in research degree programs: Towards collaborative realisations. In J. Higgs, A. Titchen, D. Horsfall, & D. Bridges (Eds.), Creative spaces for qualitative researching: Living research (Vol. 5, pp. 257-266). ( Practice, education, work and society ; Vol. 5). Sense Publishers.