As part of the Sage Course Companion series, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the discipline of penology. It provides hints and tips on how to apply this information to maximum effect in coursework and examinations. This is a highly accessible text is for those new to prison studies, or for anyone looking for a refresher. It provides structure and background for all prison and punishment modules on undergraduate criminology/ criminal justice degrees. Written in a straightforward and clear style, the book gives detailed explanations for all academic terms used.

Writing a Dissertation

Writing a Dissertation

Writing a dissertation

Core Areas:

  • the research process
  • preparation and focus
  • chapter structure
  • supervision
  • from first thoughts to final draft

The Research Process

A dissertation is an independent piece of work that you will be expected to do, probably in the third year of your undergraduate degree or towards the end of a taught postgraduate degree. The length of your dissertation can ...

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