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Revising your dissertation : advice from leading editors

Author: Beth Luey
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated ed., [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Offers advice on turning a dissertation into a book or journal articles that will appeal to publishers. This book helps prospective authors master writing and revision skills, better understand the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Luey
ISBN: 9780520254015 0520254015
OCLC Number: 767911773
Description: XII, 263 Seiten
Contents: Foreword to the 2008 Edition SANDFORD G. THATCHER Introduction: Is the Publishable Dissertation an Oxymoron? BETH LUEY PART I. RETHINKING AND REVISING I. You're the Author Now WILLIAM P. SISLER 2. What Is Your Book About? BETH LUEY 3. Turning Your Dissertation Rightside Out SCOTT NORTON 4. Bringing Your Own Voice to the Table SCOTT NORTON 5. Time to Trim: Notes, Bibliographies, Tables, and Graphs JENYA WEINREB PART II. DISCIPLINARY VARIATIONS 6. Caught in the Middle: The Humanities JENNIFER CREWE 7. Putting Passion into Social Science PETER J. DOUGHERTY AND CHARLES T. MYERS 8. From Particles to Articles: The Inside Scoop on Scientific Publishing TREVOR lIPSCOMBE 9. Illustrated Ideas: Publishing in the Arts JUDY METRO 10. A Sense of Place: Regional Books ANN REGAN 11. Making a Difference: Professional Publishing JOHANNA E. VONDELING Conclusion: The Ticking Clock BETH LUEY Frequently Asked Questions Planning Tools Useful Reading About the Contributors Index
Responsibility: ed. by Beth Luey.


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