Doing Your Undergraduate Social Science Dissertation: A Practical Guide for Undergraduates

Doing Your Undergraduate Social Science Dissertation: A Practical Guide for Undergraduates

by Karen Smith, Malcolm Todd, Julia Waldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415467497

ISBN-13: 9780415467490

Pub. Date: 04/20/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Are you a final year social science student who has to do a dissertation or final year project? Do you have no idea where to start?

If so, Doing Your Undergraduate Social Science Dissertation is the book for you, covering the whole dissertation journey from project planning to submission. Using a mixture of useful information, exercises, practical

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Overview

Are you a final year social science student who has to do a dissertation or final year project? Do you have no idea where to start?

If so, Doing Your Undergraduate Social Science Dissertation is the book for you, covering the whole dissertation journey from project planning to submission. Using a mixture of useful information, exercises, practical strategies, case study material and further reading, it helps you through the process, giving hints and tips on beginning and managing your research project and working with your supervisors. Packed with proven practical advice, it also identifies many other sources of information and resources, making it your most dependable starting point and guide on your dissertation journey. Also included are links to accompanying materials on the Routledge website.

The authors have extensive experience in teaching at all levels in the social sciences, supervising social science undergraduates and dissertations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415467490
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 0.85(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is a dissertation? 2. Getting support 3. Getting started on your dissertation 4. Literature searching 5. Designing your research methodology 6. Data collection 7. Research ethics and being a responsible researcher 8. Quantitative data analysis 9. Qualitative data analysis 10. Writing the dissertation 11. Finding your academic voice in your writing 12. Beyond submission: Making the most of your dissertation

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