Authors: Tara Brabazon1 & Sue Charlton2
1 Department of Graduate Research, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia
2 Department of Graduate Research, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, Australia
Abstract: Small cities are marginalized in the city imaging literature. They rarely fit into empowering narratives of economic development and globalization. Small cities are also invisible in the doctoral studies literature. They rarely fit into the growth narratives of contemporary, urban, globalizing universities. Therefore, this article, written by a PhD supervisor and student, offers a first, key article in configuring the rationale, purpose, potential and challenges of doctoral education in small cities and large towns.
Keywords: City Imaging, Doctoral Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, Small Cities, Education Cities, Third-Tier Cities, Allied Health Education, Allied Health Doctoral Studies, Physiotherapy Education
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