Publisher: Diane Pub Co
Keywords: degree, doctoral, time, shortening
Number of Pages: 234
Published: 2004-08-30
List price: $50.00
ISBN-10: 0788100165
ISBN-13: 9780788100161

Author: Gordon B. Davis
Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series
Keywords: dissertation, doctoral, writing
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 1997-06-03
List price: $11.95
ISBN-10: 0812098005
ISBN-13: 9780812098006

Here is the first book a prospective doctoral candidate should read. Updated to reflect both modern technological advances and the realities of contemporary academia, it serves as an excellent overview of the dissertation process in most academic fields. Advice starts with selecting an advisor and a dissertation committee, then covers problems connected with selecting a dissertation topic, submitting the proposal, working with an advisor, and writing and defending the dissertation.

Author: David Sternberg
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Keywords: dissertation, doctoral, survive, complete
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1981-06-15
List price: $17.99
ISBN-10: 0312396066
ISBN-13: 9780312396060

Mastering these skills spells the difference between "A.B.D." and "Ph.D." -refuting the magnum opus myth -coping with the dissertation as obsession (magnificent or otherwise) -the fine art of selecting a topic -writing the dissertation with publication in mind -when to stand your ground and when to prudently retreat if the committee’s conception of your thesis differs substantially from your own -dealing with obstructive committee members, and keeping the fences mended -how to reconsider "negative" findings as useful data -reviewing your progress, and getting out of the "disser

Author: Frank Engelen
Publisher: IBFD Publications
Keywords: law, doctoral, international, treaties, tax, interpretation
Number of Pages: 590
Published: 2004-03
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9076078726
ISBN-13: 9789076078724

This book offers an in-depth analysis of the rules and principles of international law relevant to the interpretation of, and application to tax treaties. The rules of international law enshrined in Articles 31, 32 and 33 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties are discussed in detail. Where appropriate, reference is made to the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice, and to the law and procedure of other international courts and tribunals. Since tax treaties are not only a source of legal rights and obligations for the contracting States, but can also be invoked by the ta

Authors:Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Charlotte V. Kuh,
Publisher: Cornell University Pre
Keywords: future, faculty, education, doctoral
Number of Pages: 308
Published: 2008-12-01
List price: $35.00
ISBN-10: 0801445434
ISBN-13: 9780801445439

American colleges and universities simultaneously face large numbers of faculty retirements and expanding enrollments. Budget constraints have led colleges and universities to substitute part-time and full-time non-tenure-track faculty for tenure-track faculty, and the demand for faculty members will likely be high in the decade ahead. This heightened demand is coming at a time when the share of American college graduates who go on for PhD study is far below its historic high. The declining interest of American students in doctoral programs is due to many factors, including long completion tim

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers
Keywords: reference, guide, studies, english, doctoral, dissertations, indian
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2000
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 8171569048
ISBN-13: 9788171569045

Authors:Nigel Beasley, Stan Taylor,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: supervisors, doctoral, handbook
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2005-06-01
List price: $56.95
ISBN-10: 0415335450
ISBN-13: 9780415335454

Historically, it has been presumed that being an experienced researcher was enough in itself to guarantee effective supervision. This has always been a dubious presumption, and it has become an untenable one in the light of global developments in the doctorate itself and in the candidate population which have transformed demands upon expectations of supervisors. This handbook will assist both new and experienced supervisors to respond to these changes. Divided into six parts the book looks at the following issues: - Changing contexts of doctoral supervision - Recruiting, selecting and w
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