PHD Thesis

Some of our most popular PHD Thesis documents can be seen below:

“Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys” by Daniel Kindlon and Michael Thompson

This 6 page report discusses the 1999 book “Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys.” Dan Kindlon, PhD., and Michael Thompson, PhD., two of America’s leading child therapists, present the idea that boys seriously need a new framework of "emotional literacy." The authors present a number of examples that demonstrate how the modern world’s preeminent stereotypes regarding masculinity shortchange boys and lead them toward emotional isolation. The work of Lawrence Kohlberg on developmental stages is also examined. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Communicating At Work - Book Report

A 9 page paper. Communicating at Work is written by Tony Allesandra, Ph.D. and Phil Hunsaker, Ph.D. This paper offers a synopsis of the book and includes some of the many ideas the authors provide. Different topics discussed include the four styles of communicating, nonverbal communication, listening, writing skills, effective meetings and more. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Youth In Adult Court

A 5 page paper. Should youth who commit violent crimes be tried in adult court rather than in juvenile court? This is a hotly debated topic but the tide is turning against this practice. Thesis: While there are many mitigating factors when considering trying youth in adult court, in general, the answer is no. This thesis is based on the neurological developmental stage of adolescents. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Reflection On The Pastor As A Minor Poet By Barnes

A 6 page paper that reflects on the entitled book by M. Craig Barnes. There are both major theses and sub-theses in this work. Barnes is able to connect them and intertwine them to provide an engaging and interesting read. Each is important to understand the totality of the book and to learn the lessons included. The theses are discussed. The writer then cites three things pastors can do to impact ministry in the future. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Kate Chopin/Story of an Hour

A 6 page essay that first of all describes to the student researching this subject (in one paragraph) why the student's proposed thesis that Louise Mallard in Kate Chopin's short story "The Story of an Hour" committed suicide and why the writer chose the alternate thesis that she was murdered. The writer then offers an argument that explains and supports this thesis, which relies on the idea that while the murder was inadvertent, it nevertheless was the sight of her husband alive that shocked Louse into a fatal heart attack. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

BERGER AND THE INDIGENOUS NATIVES

This 5 page paper examines the thesis of Thomas Berger in his book The Long Shadow. The thesis is that indigenous people (i.e., natives) in the Americans are being as shabbily treated today by corporations and private concerns as they were hundreds of years ago as settlers began to infiltrate their lands. The paper names current examples of why Berger's thesis is correct. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Dehumanization: Why do we do it?

This five page paper explores why man is willing to inflict cruelty and death on other human beings. Focus is on the events during the Holocaust, but many other examples are given as well. Considers whether the new mechanical era is a cause. Argues a central thesis. Excellent paper showing the use of thesis and the support of that thesis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Dr. W.E.B. Dubois, A Leader Among Leaders

A well written ten page paper on one of the greatest Black leaders in American history. Follow his career from being the first African American to earn a Harvard Ph.D. to Ghana where he eventually renounced his US citizenship. His idea and literary works live on today. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Mohammed, Charlemagne & Origins of Europe

A 7 page essay that analyzes Richard Hodges and David Whitehouse's 1983 text Mohammed, Charlemagne and the Origins of Europe: Archeology and the Pirenne Thesis, which is part of a continuing body of historical scholarship that addresses the nature and validity of Henri Pirenne's famous thesis concerning the origins of the medieval period. This examination demonstrates that, while the fringe elements of Pirenne's thesis can be disputed, the basic premise, which is that Rome did not disappear as a viable political entity quickly, but rather was a victim of gradual decline, is largely substantiated by recent research. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Yang and Yahoo!

(7 pp) On the bottom of his internet resume Jimmy X. Yang, co-founder of Yahoo! lists, 'Personality: Hard working and highly motivated.' Receiving a PHd from the University of Minnesota in mathematics in January 2000, might give us that idea as well. The curiosity of course, is what motivates Yang's success; those personal and business elements are examined in this paper. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Jean Watson: Implementing Nursing Theory

8 pages in length. One might not think that there would need to be a theory of caring in nursing, inasmuch as the entire foundation of the nursing profession is built upon nurturing. However, Jean Watson, PHD, RN, FAAN took this concept to an even deeper level when she established an environment where biomedical and human sciences in a unitary-transformative context avail the union of all caring-healing practices. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Ph.D. Entrance Essays and Paragraphs for Clinical Psychology

This 3 page paper provides an overview of an entrance essay for a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology, with the addition of three paragraphs for different types of programs.

Nursing PhD Admission Essay

A 3 page essay for admission into a PhD program in nursing. The paper addresses previous professional experience; personal career goals; research interests; goals in pursuing graduate study; and educational objectives. The applicant’s research interest is Persistent Vegetative State (PVS). Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Professional Development Goals

A 3 page paper discussing a nurse’s plans to finish her current MSN course of study and to gain a PhD in preparation for a career as a nurse educator. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Cover Letter For Job Application

A 4 page paper that presents a cover letter for the position of instructor or assistant professor in the Criminal Justice Department of a local community college. In this case, the applicant has 15 years experience as a law enforcement officer and will be earning his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice this year. Tutorial comments are provided throughout the paper. No Bibliography.

Dr. W.E.B. Dubois, A Leader Among Leaders

A well written 5 page paper on one of the greatest Black leaders in American history. Follow his career from being the first African American to earn a Harvard Ph.D. to Ghana where he eventually renounced his US citizenship. His idea and literary works live on today.

The Implementation of Electronic Patient Records and Electronic Health Records ; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a research proposal outline for a dissertation at PhD level. The research includes secondary research proposal as well as an outlining of the primary research to be conducted observing the implication of EPR and EHR systems in UK hospitals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

PhD Admission Essay

A 3 page admission essay for a PhD program. The applicant seeks to focus on economic research that has the ability to effect economic and social change in sub-Saharan Africa, specifically as those changes depend on foreign direct investment. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Dirlik's The Origins of Chinese Communism

This 4 page paper examines the author's central thesis. Bibliography includes 4 sources.

Frances Burney's 'Cecilia' & Charlotte Lennox's 'The Female Quixote'

A 4 page, thesis-orientated essay in which the writer explores and compares the theme of inheritance in these two classic stories.

"The Sun Also Rises": Character Analysis

A 10 page paper which provides a character analysis of Jake and Brett. The paper compares Jake and Brett, Jake and the other men, and Brett and the other men. The paper presents the thesis that all of these relationships support one another in regards to the characters' need to find value and meaning in life following WWI. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Unions & The Effects of Strike on Auto Workers

A 21 page thesis developed on the belief that the effects of striking on the workers under the UAW and long-term and widespread. This paper explores the impact of the strike on the individual as it relates to personal finances, productivity after the strike, issues regarding job security because of the strike impact on corporate levels, and job relationships between strikers and non-strikers after the fact. This paper concludes that strikes may have become an ineffectual way to attempt change within unionized structures because the negative impact on the employees is to great Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Francis Fukuyama - The End Of History

A 17 page paper that presents an outline and explanation of Fukuyama's thesis about the end of history and the last man. The essay "The End of History?" published in 1989 and the book, The End of History and the Last Man, published in 1992 are still being discussed and analyzed in today's literature. Fukuyama's works created a great deal of furor and criticism in some circles and were applauded in other circles. This paper reports the interpretations of these two works by numerous scholars and also presents the criticisms levied against the thesis by other scholars. The thesis is that liberal democracy has won as the preferred system; this was evidenced by the end of the Cold War and this constitutes the end of history. One question asked by a number of authors is whether Fukuyama means this is the end of history or the end of historical thinking? The thesis is much more complex than this statement would imply and the complexities are discussed and reflected upon. The writer includes their own reflections. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

The Nature of Love in King Lear

A 10 page research paper concerning conditional and unconditional love as shown by the characters in Shakespeare's play. The writer argues a relevant thesis and details the nature of types of love and how each character exemplifies it, with emphasis upon Lear and Cordelia. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Kinglea

Casablanca: The Movie (1942)

(5 pp). How do you write a thesis statement in terms of a classic? Casablanca is a movie's movie. It may have been a movie we grew up with. One that someone sat us down and said, "you have to watch this;" or one we never thought we would watch, and yet "catches us" any time we are within five feet of viewing it. Thesis statement: Casablanca has all the elements that make a good drama, and may turn it into a "lifelong friend."

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Bibliography

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