Reference Doctoral Thesis Or Dissertation

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*insert masters thesis, honours thesis, doctoral thesis as necessary

Reference listHowie, L 2008, Terrorsex: witnesses and the reanimation of 9/11 as image event, commodity and pornography, doctoral thesis, Monash University, Melbourne.
Paraphrasing - Author prominentHowie (2008) argues that major cities are crucial targets for displays of terrorism.
Paraphrasing - Information prominentThe commodification of terrorism is analysed (Howie 2008).
Quoting - Author prominentHowie (2008, p. 68) suggests 'fiction and reality are not easily distinguishable when they are both images'.
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Quoting - Information prominentTelevisual images are 'substitutes or simulations, for being first-hand witnesses of terrorism' (Howie 2008, p. 155).
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The title should be italicized and followed by Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis in brackets.

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Published Thesis

FormatAuthor, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of thesis or dissertation (Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis). Retrieved from Name of database. (Accession or Order no.)

Bozeman, A. Jr. (2007). Age of onset as predictor of cognitive performance in children with seizure disorders. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Proquest Dissertations and Theses. (UMI 3259752)


Unpublished Thesis

FormatAuthor, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of thesis or dissertation (Unpublished Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis). Name of Institution, Location.

Imber, A. (2003).Applicant reactions to graduate recruitment and selection. (Unpublished Doctoral dissertation.) Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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