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    Title
    Authoring a PhD
    Subtitle
    How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Thesis or Dissertation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Patrick Dunleavy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 312
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781403905840
    ISBN 10: 1403905843
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CJCW, CJB, JNZ, CBW
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    DC22: 808.02
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC21: 808.066
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 18300
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 24
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAN002000
    DC22: 808/.02
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, EDU015000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU003000, EDU000000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: LB2369
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: LB2369 .D85 2003
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: CJCW, JNM, CBW, CJB, JNZ
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Palgrave USA
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    16 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Gordonsville
    Author Information
    Patrick Dunleavy is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, and a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences, London.
    Review quote
    "Dunleavy illuminates the management of text. Following his recommended disciplines, he has produced an elegant, witty and spare guide for the perplexed student."--Herman Schwartz, University of Virginia ""Authoring a PhD Thesis" is superb. It is so in three ways: tone; nature of the advice offered; the fact that the book itself is an exemplary illustration of the principles it recommends. After reading it, it is hard to see how many PhD students ever managed to write an acceptable thesis without reading it."--John Peck, Cardiff University "Pleasantly written, containing a lot of helpful suggestions, sound advice, and illuminating insights into the process of writing a thesis."--Giseline Kuipers, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands ."..elegantly written and contains crisp and incisive insights. I will recommend this book widely to students because it will help them significantly with the successful completion of their PhD thesis...I have gained some good ideas from reading the text."--Wyn Grant, Warwick University
    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