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Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation / Edition 1
     

Authoring a PhD: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation / Edition 1

by Patrick Dunleavy
 

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ISBN-10: 1403905843

ISBN-13: 9781403905840

Pub. Date: 08/16/2003

Publisher: Macmillan Education UK

Authoring a PhD is a complex process. It involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading the text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also includes being examined and getting published. Patrick Dunleavy has written Authoring a PhD based on his supervision experience with over 30 students. It

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Authoring a PhD is a complex process. It involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading the text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also includes being examined and getting published. Patrick Dunleavy has written Authoring a PhD based on his supervision experience with over 30 students. It provides solid advice to help your PhD students cope with both the intellectual issues and practical difficulties of organizing their work effectively. It is an indispensable and time saving aid for doctoral students in the humanities, social sciences, education, business studies, law, health, arts and visual arts, and related disciplines, and will also be a great help to supervisors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403905840
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
08/16/2003
Series:
Palgrave Study Skills Series
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- 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
Afterword.- Glossary.- Further Reading.- References.- Index.

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