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What might a section called Nature of the Study of a proposal or dissertation look like...
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The "Nature of the Study" section of a proposal or dissertation sets up the theoretical framework for the paper. It introduces the reader to the theories, ideas, methods, and important questions raised by the study. For example, in a sociological paper looking at gender in America, the "Nature of the Study" section might discuss feminist sociology; American cultures and sub-cultures; and the use of ethnography, interviews, and other data collection methods. The "Nature of the Study" section tells the reader what questions the paper seeks to answer. A good "Nature of the Study" section also discusses important peripheral questions raised by the study and will suggest possible ideas for further research.
Posted by jpope1 on July 1, 2013 at 11:23 AM (Answer #1)
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