example of dissertation abstract
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Read the narrative for this stage on the University of Minnesota (UMN) website, then use the links listed below to update the links in the narrative and to locate UCF resources equivalent to those described for UMN.
Step 1: Look at examples of abstracts in dissertations.
The ISA has undertaken a new initiative to create an international community of young sociologists who are in the middle of their PhD dissertations or have completed them in the last 5 years. We are asking you to post dissertation abstracts (in English), together with a small amount of information about yourselves.
ISA will make it available on this website so that others will see what you are doing. That way you will be able to discover others studying similar things.
Reading Committee Member: (name)
The text must be typed in 1.5 or double spacing, single-sided, and with one-inch margins. It may exceed one page and there is no word limit.