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Achieving Your Doctorate in Education

Achieving Your Doctorate in Education

Hilary Burgess,Sandy Sieminski,Lore Arthur


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This book is designed to help students to achieve an understanding of the practical and theoretical issues involved in a doctorate in education, and how to link their studies with their professional experience. The chapters provide a detailed examination of all aspects of completing a doctorate in education: from research methodologies, to the analysis of data, reflection on the student's own experience, and the critical issues involved in writing a thesis. Detailed case study material is used throughout. The editors are experienced supervisors of EdD courses and have created an essential companion for all education students pursuing a doctorate.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Abbreviations 6
Acknowledgements 7
Preface 9
Introduction 11
1 Methodology 17
2 Bolivia 25
Female peasants as economic actors
Vera Gianotten
3 Burkina Faso 49
Integrated rural development: for whom and with whom?
Lida Zuidberg
4 India 71
Women may lose or gain: expected impact of irrigation projects
Verona Groverman and Edith van Walsum
5 Conclusions 95
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