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The materiality of research: ‘the materiality of motherhood in academic research: notes on ”workflow” from a mid-life doctoral mother’ by Helen Butlin

Butlin, Helen (2016) The materiality of research: ‘the materiality of motherhood in academic research: notes on ”workflow” from a mid-life doctoral mother’ by Helen Butlin. LSE Review of Books (24 Mar 2016). Website.

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Abstract

In this feature essay, Helen Butlin reflects on the process of rethinking the notion of ‘workflow’ as a mid-life doctoral mother concurrently working in front-line healthcare. She describes how this has meant apprenticing to writing as a craft, redefining one’s understanding of ‘the good PhD student’ and accepting the inevitable messiness of both life and academic research.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 10:56
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2019 00:44
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66070

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