Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation (Palgrave Study Guides Series) / Edition 1

Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation (Palgrave Study Guides Series) / Edition 1

by Patrick Dunleavy
     
 

Authoring a Ph.D. Thesis involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also involves being examined and getting work published. This book provides a huge range of ideas and suggestions to help Ph.D. candidates cope with both the intellectual issues

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Authoring a Ph.D. Thesis involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also involves being examined and getting work published. This book provides a huge range of ideas and suggestions to help Ph.D. candidates cope with both the intellectual issues involved and the practical difficulties of organizing their work effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403905840
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/16/2003
Series:
Palgrave Research Skills Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Becoming an Author
• Envisioning the Thesis as a Whole
• Planning an Integrated Thesis: The Macro-Structure
• Organizing a Chapter or Paper: The Micro-Structure
• Writing Clearly: Style and Referencing Issues
• Developing your Text and Managing the Writing Process
• Handling Attention Points: Data, Charts and Graphics
• The End-Game: Finishing Your Doctorate
• Publishing Your Research

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