Writing Successful Undergraduate Dissertations in Social Sciences: A Student’s Handbook

2nd Edition

Francis Jegede, Charlotte Hargreaves, Karen Smith, Philip Hodgson, Malcolm J. Todd, Julia Waldman

March 12, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 224 Pages - 32 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367255251 - CAT# 301965

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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 dissertation 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 the 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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