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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A lengthy piece of academic writing based on research undertaken by the candidate and submitted by them in partial fulfilment of the requirement for an award, usually as postgraduate level,...

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Dissertations

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Legal Skills

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 7765 words.

This chapter focuses on the range of different skills involved in the production of a dissertation. It begins by outlining the reasons for writing a dissertation. It then discusses the...

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Dissertations

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Legal Skills

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 6905 words.

This chapter focuses on the range of different skills involved in the production of a dissertation. It begins by outlining the reasons for writing a dissertation. It then discusses the...

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dissertation

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 153 words.

A dissertation presents the culmination of an extended study on a certain scholarly subject and usually takes the form of

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dissertation

William H. Brock.

in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 549 words.

The academic dissertation in the United Kingdom and France is usually known as a “thesis”—an Aristotelian term signifying an intellectual

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The Dissertation

Jeane W. Anastas.

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. 10266 words.

The dissertation requirement can be considered the signature pedagogy in doctoral education. What little research exists on doctoral dissertations in social work suggests that there is room...

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The Dissertation

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck.

December 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. 216 pages.

This book is intended to be read at any stage in the dissertation process, but will be particularly useful in the early stages of preparation for a social work dissertation, and as a...

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Four Dissertations

Ernest Campbell Mossner.

in The Life of David Hume

February 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 7668 words.

The four dissertations which Andrew Millar accepted for publication had probably been composed between 1749 and 1751, after David Hume's return from Turin and before he plunged into active...

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Dissertations and research reports

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Criminology Skills

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 13140 words.

Many criminology students will be required to produce a dissertation or research report in their final year. This chapter distinguishes between these two pieces of work and offers practical...

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Dissertations and research projects

Imogen Moore and Craig Newbery-Jones.

in The Successful Law Student: An Insider's Guide to Studying Law

March 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal Skills and Practice. 6162 words.

A dissertation or research project is often an important part of legal studies. It can be viewed as the culmination of three or four years of hard work because it is usually completed in...

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dissertation

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A lengthy piece of academic writing based on research undertaken by the candidate and submitted by them in partial fulfilment of the requirement for an award, usually as postgraduate level,...

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dissertation

John Duignan.

in A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 72 words.

A formal academic work of *research that sets out to answer a well-defined central *research question. Has

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dissertation

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 65 words.

A lengthy piece of academic writing based on research undertaken by the candidate and submitted by them in partial fulfilment

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dissertation

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 65 words.

A lengthy piece of academic writing based on research undertaken by the candidate and submitted by them in partial fulfilment

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dissertation

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 37 words.

†discussion; spoken or (usu.) written discourse containing a discussion at length. XVII. — L. dissertātiō, -ōn-, f. dissertāre

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The Quantitative CDM Doctoral Dissertation

Irwin Epstein.

in Clinical Data-Mining

November 2009; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. 12341 words.

This chapter discusses and illustrates the use of quantitative CDM methodology in recently completed social work doctoral dissertations. Although these doctoral dissertations are more...

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The organization and content of informatics doctoral dissertations

Edward H Shortliffe.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 2770 words.

This article offers suggested guidelines for graduate students who are embarking on informatics doctoral studies and anticipating the dissertation research and its documentation. Much of...

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Kant’s Inaugural Dissertation and Its Context

Henry E. Allison.

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction

July 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 23827 words.

The main focus of this chapter is Kant’s On the form and principles of the sensible and intelligible world (the Inaugural Dissertation). It shows that this work, which marked a radical...

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Dissertation on the Nature and Propagation of Fire

in Selected Philosophical and Scientific Writings

September 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 21962 words.

By the summer of 1737, Marquise Du Châtelet had already turned most of her attention to readings in natural philosophy, particularly Isaac Newton's Opticks and his Principia Mathematica....

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Dissertation summaries

in European Review of Economic History

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Labour History; Economic History. 0 words.

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A Dissertation

James Macpherson.

Edited by Howard Gaskill.

in James Macpherson: The Poems of Ossian and related works

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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