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Title: A journey of academic inquiry : exploring capabilities and play
Author: Mooken, Malida
Awarding Body: University of Stirling
Current Institution: University of Stirling
Date of Award: 2013
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The underlying concern in this thesis is with the real opportunities that people have to pursue beings and doings that they have reason to value. This concern is explored through the development of four themes, namely ‘shaping aspirations’, ‘capabilities of academic researchers’, ‘qualities of play’, and ‘university internationalisation’. These themes emerged during my journey of academic inquiry, which included empirical research conducted in two distinct settings.
Supervisor: Burnes, Bernard; Sugden, Roger; Eikhof, Doris Ruth Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: academic inquiry, capabilities, aspirations ; Academic achievement ; Student aspirations ; Education and globalization