Category Archives: gift economy

I’d like to thank… the important work of acknowledgements

I’m co-editing a book series at present. I’m not sure why, since I swore after the last one I would never do it again, but there you go. Just a slow learner or weak-willed, I guess. Last week one of … Continue reading

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when senior academics are interested in your work …

I was recently told a very disconcerting story by a supervisor about something that had just happened to one of the doctoral researchers she was working with. I’m repeating it here because it’s a cautionary tale. The moral of the … Continue reading

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