Writing Successful Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Sciences

Writing Successful Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Sciences A Student's Handbook

Second edition

Paperback (27 Feb 2020) | English

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A practical guide for students undertaking their dissertation, Writing Successful Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Sciences uses a mixture of exercises, strategies, case study material and further reading to give hints and tips on beginning and managing a research project and working with supervisors.

Providing an accessible overview of the essential steps in conducting research and writing dissertations, this fully updated edition contains new sections on:

 The varied sources of support for students and how to make use of them

 The use of modern technologies, and digital platforms in data collection, storage and processing

 The important issues relating to ethnographic and feminist research

 How to publish through peer review publications or using self-publishing platforms

 The General Data Protection Regulation and legal issues relating to collection, storage and use of personal data

 The skills that students have acquired through writing dissertations and how those skills could become useful for future career and employability

 How students can relate their dissertations to existing theories and concepts in social sciences that relate to their dissertation.

Packed with proven practical advice from 'real-life' data, case studies and examples, Writing Successful Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Sciences is an essential and dependable starting point and guide for any student beginning their dissertation journey in the social sciences.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780367255251
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 300.72
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 302g
Height: 138mm
Width: 214mm
Spine width: 18mm