ERIC Number: EJ435372
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Revisiting the Doctoral Dissertation in Public Administration: An Examination of the Dissertations of 1990.
Cleary, Robert E.
Public Administration Review, v52 n1 p55-61 Jan-Feb 1991
A comparison of 142 public administration doctoral dissertations from 1981 with 165 from 1990 found that the latter showed substantial improvement in quality based on 6 criteria (purpose, design, theory testing, causation, important topic, and cutting edge). Little improvement was found in selection of topics. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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