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ERIC Number: EJ518261
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-1609
The Reform of Doctoral Dissertations in Humanities and Social Studies.
O'Brien, Patrick Karl
Higher Education Review, v28 n1 p3-19 Fall 1995
The debate over the nature, purpose, and structure of the doctoral dissertation is examined, particularly as it relates to the humanities and social sciences. Issues discussed include supervision policies and practices, the advising relationship, the culture of research and collaboration, differences between disciplines, resolution of research problems, dissertation function and format, and the expectations of colleagues within the discipline. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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