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The student's guide to preparing dissertations and theses

Author: Brian Allison; Philip Race
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2004.
Series: Routledge study guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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When writing a dissertation or thesis, it is essential to produce a work that is well-structured and well-presented. Giving clear examples throughout, this book offers all the practical advice that students will need, when writing a dissertation or thesis. Part 1: Content - from the layout order of contents to the compilation of the bibliography and appendicesPart 2: Presentation and Style - the details of how work  Read more...
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Allison, Brian, 1931-
Student's guide to preparing dissertations and theses.
London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2004
(OCoLC)53871751
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Allison; Philip Race
ISBN: 0203416422 9780203416426 0203438574 9780203438572 9780415334860 0415334861 9786610052387 6610052387
OCLC Number: 56623217
Notes: This ed. originally published: London: Kogan Page, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 100 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. I. An overview of the task --
1. Getting things in the right order --
2. Title page --
3. Abstract --
4. Author declarations --
5. Acknowledgements --
6. Main body of the dissertation --
7. Appendices --
8. Bibliography --
pt. II. Getting your act together --
the key processes --
9. Capturing your research --
10. Writing it up --
getting started, and keeping going --
11. Organising your files --
12. Winding yourself up? --
pt. III. Nuts and bolts --
more detail about the main elements --
13. Page size --
14. Page margins --
15. Page numbers --
16. Style of writing --
17. Abbreviations --
18. Numbers --
19. Chapters --
20. References --
21. Notes --
22. Quotations --
23. Tables --
24. Figures --
25. Typing --
26. Binding --
27. Instructions for typists.
Series Title: Routledge study guides.
Other Titles: Preparing dissertations and theses
Responsibility: Brian Allison and Phil Race.

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The first edition of this book contributed to improving countless dissertations and this new edition will continue to do the same - using the practical advice and guidance it offers could mean the  Read more...

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