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Advice for graduate students

The Guardian for 15th February 2008 carried an interesting feature about sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh, which for whatever reason does not appear on the paper’s web site; (this Wikipedia entry brings together a number of links for further reading).

The Guardian’s article centred on Venkatesh’s new book, Gang Leader for a Day, whose title suggests the unusually hands-on nature of his research into the economics of the ghetto. It quotes him as saying “In grad school, you’re left alone for a few years to go out and find something to study. A lot had happened before I met my advisers to show them my notes, and that’s when they said, ‘OK, you shouldn’t be doing this.'”

What he needed was Tome Reader ©!

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