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From postgraduate to social scientist : a guide to key skills / edited by Nigel Gilbert.

Contributor(s): Gilbert, G. NigelMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, 2006. Description: 1 online resource (xi, 226 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781847877604; 1847877605; 0761944591; 9780761944591; 0761944605; 9780761944607Subject(s): Social sciences | Universities and colleges -- Great Britain -- Graduate work | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Essays | Social sciences | Universities and colleges -- Graduate work | Great Britain | Sociale wetenschappen | Professionalisering | Loopbaanontwikkeling | VaardighedenGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: From postgraduate to social scientist.DDC classification: 300 LOC classification: LB2371.6.G7 | F76 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowldegements; Chapter 1 -- Becoming a Social Scientist; Chapter 2 -- Reviewing Existing Research; Chapter 3 -- Using the Internet; Chapter 4 -- Research Ethics; Chapter 5 -- Developing and Writing a Research Proposal; Chapter 6 -- Project Management; Chapter 7 -- Intellectual Property; Chapter 8 -- Writing Dissertations, Theses and Reports; Chapter 9 -- Writing Articles, Books and Presentations; Chapter 10 -- Those Who Can ...? Teaching as a Postgraduate; Chapter 11 -- What Next? Career Paths; Glossary; References; Index.
Summary: From Postrgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al. offer a unique insider's view of how to make the transition.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-222) and index.

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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowldegements; Chapter 1 -- Becoming a Social Scientist; Chapter 2 -- Reviewing Existing Research; Chapter 3 -- Using the Internet; Chapter 4 -- Research Ethics; Chapter 5 -- Developing and Writing a Research Proposal; Chapter 6 -- Project Management; Chapter 7 -- Intellectual Property; Chapter 8 -- Writing Dissertations, Theses and Reports; Chapter 9 -- Writing Articles, Books and Presentations; Chapter 10 -- Those Who Can ...? Teaching as a Postgraduate; Chapter 11 -- What Next? Career Paths; Glossary; References; Index.

From Postrgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al. offer a unique insider's view of how to make the transition.

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