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The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book is intended to be read at any stage in the dissertation process, but will be particularly useful in the early stages of preparation for a social work dissertation, and as a reference ... More


The Candidate, the Chair, and the Committee

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the three parties in the management of a dissertation: the doctoral candidate, the dissertation supervisor or chair, and the members of the dissertation committee. In addition, ... More


Writing and Presenting Results

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines strategies to overcome many of the obstacles to writing that make the process seem harder than it should be, including writing strategies for all stages of the dissertation ... More


The Quantitative CDM Doctoral Dissertation

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses and illustrates the use of quantitative CDM methodology in recently completed social work doctoral dissertations. Although these doctoral dissertations are more ... More


Breaking New Ground: Qualitative CDM

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses two qualitative CDM doctoral dissertations as well as a single qualitative CDM study initiated by a practitioner. It considers the unique methodological requirements and ... More


The Doctoral Degree in Social Work

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Ph.D. in the United States, including a Ph.D. in social work. Topics covered include the definition of the doctoral degree and examination of the ... More


The Literature Review, Theory, Problem Statement, and Hypotheses

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses the literature review in a social work dissertation including strategies for researching and evaluating the literature, tips for completing a literature search, as well as ... More


“To Make Himself a Holy Heart”: Taylor and the Work of Regeneration

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Consistent with the Edwardsian emphasis on revival, Taylorite preachers inundated New England audiences with constant pleas for immediate repentance. Taylor's doctrine of regeneration crystallized in ... More


Conclusion

Christopher I. Beckwith

in Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155319
eISBN:
9781400845170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155319.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter raises three objections about the development of a full scientific culture and examines the modern descendants of the recursive argument method. It suggests that colleges and the ... More


David Kaplan: Formal Aspects of His Work

C. Anthony Anderson

in The Philosophy of David Kaplan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367881
eISBN:
9780199867585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367881.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on David Kaplan's work where formal logic plays an explicit or strongly implicit role. Topics covered include David's dissertation, which is squarely in the Frege‐Church ... More


Political Discourses

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During the summer of 1751 David Hume had come to entertain so high an opinion of Robert Wallace as to permit him to read in manuscript form one of the papers that he was to publish the following year ... More


Four Dissertations

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The four dissertations which Andrew Millar accepted for publication had probably been composed between 1749 and 1751, after David Hume's return from Turin and before he plunged into active ... More


Joseph Ibn Zabara

David Goldstein

in Hebrew Poems from Spain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113669
eISBN:
9781800340183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the poetry of Joseph Ibn Zabara. Joseph ben Meir Ibn Zabara was born in Barcelona in 1140. He appears to have lived there for most of his life, following the profession of ... More


Hegel'S First Philosophy of Nature

H. S. Harris

in Hegel's Development: Night Thoughts (Jena 1801–1806)

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246541
eISBN:
9780191680991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246541.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Hegel's first philosophy of nature. The direct evidence about Hegel's philosophy of nature in 1801/2 is not quite so sparse and indirect as the evidence about his ‘logic and ... More


The Dissertation

Jeane W. Anastas

in Doctoral Education in Social Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378061
eISBN:
9780199932740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378061.003.0030
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The dissertation requirement can be considered the signature pedagogy in doctoral education. What little research exists on doctoral dissertations in social work suggests that there is room for ... More


Die Polnischen Jesuiten, der ‘Przegląd Powszechny’ und der Politische Katholizismus in der Zweiten Republik. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Katholischen Presse Polens Zwischen den Weltkriegen, 1918–1939

Ute Caumanns

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers a dissertation on a particular Catholic journal published before 1939 in Poland. Przegląd Powszechny is a monthly published by the Jesuits and is exceptional among Polish journals ... More


Nonlaw Research

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter explores several types of nonlaw resources for legal history research. Since the law defines the relationships that people have with the state and, frequently, with each ... More


Geometry

Nicholas Griffin

in Russell’s Idealist Apprenticeship

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244530
eISBN:
9780191680786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244530.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Russell's fellowship dissertation on the philosophy of geometry. It has been stated in this chapter that Russell had no exceptional fondness for the topic, and that his ... More


The James Joyce Archive and Hans Walter Gabler’s Edition of Ulysses: A Personal History

Michael Groden

in Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034980
eISBN:
9780813038520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034980.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter talks about The James Joyce Archive and Gabler's edition of Ulysses based on the author's work. The first Ph.D. dissertation to focus exclusively on Joyce, according to Tetsumaro ... More


Revisiting the “Cyclops” Manuscripts, Part 1: Wandering in the Avant-texte

Michael Groden

in Ulysses in Focus: Genetic, Textual, and Personal Views

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034980
eISBN:
9780813038520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034980.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“Ulysses” in Progress treats James Joyce's novel as a monument. Not unusually for a manuscript study from 1977, this work was researched and written in ignorance of anything that might be called ... More


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