Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation

Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation

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Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them. This book is a practical guide for students who need help in progressing from the decision to write a dissertation to the planning, writing and defending of it. It includes samples of proposals and dissertations that have been accepted and data drawn from a number of sources, including focus groups with doctoral students and graduates and responses to an open-ended questionnaire from doctoral students across the United States.Blaxter, L., Hughes, C. and Tight, M. (1998) The academic career handbook, Philadelphia: Open University Press. ... Delamont, S., Atkinson, P and Parry, O. ( 1997) Supervising the Ph.D.: A guide to success, Philadelphia: Open University Press. ... A sociological analysis of the causes of departure from doctoral study, Ann Arbor, MI; University of Michigan. ... Phelan, J. (1991) Beyond the tenure track 15 months in the life of an English professor, Columbus, OH: Ohio State Universityanbsp;...

Title:Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation
Author:Rita S. Brause
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-10-02


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