'From page one the appeal of the book is evident in the jargon free, user friendly text. I would not hesitate to recommend it to other students whatever stage of their doctorate they have reached.' - Educate Journal. Whether you undertaking a taught doctorate, or a course of study leading to a PhD, this book offers complete, up-to-date guidance and discussion on all aspects of successful doctoral work. The five experienced authors give advice on every stage in the process of completing a doctorate, from helping you to engage in critical reflection to better understand your own research biases, to useful guidelines on preparing for, and surviving, the viva. Combining general discussion with practical advice, this book is an essential companion to your research. Topics include: Preparing for a doctorate. Embarking on your Research. Adapting to life as a student. Working with a supervisor. Reading critically. Conceptualising your research. Thinking about methodologies and approaches. Producing a thesis. Preparing for and taking the viva. Disseminating your research

Production Values in the Doctoral Thesis

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In Chapter 8, we discussed the writing process and looked at different styles of writing and presenting. In this chapter, we discuss the values associated with the production of the doctoral thesis. This is partly a ...

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