Successful Dissertations and Theses: A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion / Edition 2

Successful Dissertations and Theses: A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion / Edition 2

by David Madsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555423892

ISBN-13: 2901555423895

Pub. Date: 12/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

Madsen's book should be welcome both to graduate students about to undertake dissertations and to faculty needing to learn the role of thesis adviser...Madsen tells how to propose, outline, write, defend, and possibly publish a dissertation, information which should save graduate students years, pain, and money.

--Library Journal

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Madsen's book should be welcome both to graduate students about to undertake dissertations and to faculty needing to learn the role of thesis adviser...Madsen tells how to propose, outline, write, defend, and possibly publish a dissertation, information which should save graduate students years, pain, and money.

--Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901555423895
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Series:
Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

1. Starting and Completing the Dissertation.
2. Working with the Research Adviser and Advisory Committee.
3. Selecting and Shaping the Research Topic.
4. Preparing the Research Proposal.
5. Employing Basic Research Sources and Techniques.
6. Using the Library and Locating Essential Resources.
7. Organizing, Outlining, and Writing.
8. DefAnding the Thesis.
9. Adapting the Thesis for Publication and Presentation.
Resources: Sample Proposals and Manuscript Pages A. Sample Proposal: Historical Approach B. Sample Proposal: Experimental Approach C. Sample Pages.

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