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The City as an Object of Research: Microsociology of Urban Spaces in Brazil  [PDF]
Irlys Barreira, Geísa Mattos
Current Urban Studies (CUS) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/cus.2014.22013
Abstract:

Sociological and anthropological productions that take the city as their object of investigation have met new approaches in Brazil, especially since the 1990s. This paper aims to discuss the recent theoretical and empirical trajectories of research proposals as their authors take the city to the spotlight. This scientific endeavor analyzes a corpus of theses and dissertations produced by students of the Sociology Graduation Program of the Federal University of Ceará, in Brazil, as such works encompass shifts and trends in predominant theories and methods of the Social Sciences in Brazil over the past two decades. They demonstrate an increasing interest for the microsociological look towards the urban, which we argue to be an effect of the influence of Anthropology in the theoretical and methodological approach of research objects. From the set of selected works, the city is composed by territories cross-cut by a strong dimension of power and conflict, as an influence of Political Geography. French Sociology and Historiography contribute with theoretical perspectives that prioritize the senses of creation and insubordination, thus attributing to the practice of diverse social actors in urban places. In the set of works, the neighborhood unfolds as a microcosm of social practices, embedded with multiple senses of belonging and spatial conflicts, which are expressive of a wider social struggle.

Number of objectives and conclusions in dissertations and thesis
Liebano, Richard Eloin;Dias, Sandra Lopes;Ferreira, Lydia Masako;
Acta Cirurgica Brasileira , 2005, DOI: 10.1590/S0102-86502005000400002
Abstract: purpose: to analyze the number of objectives and conclusions presented in dissertations and thesis defended at federal university of s?o paulo - paulista school of medicine (unifesp - epm). methods: it was realized a search in the master degree dissertations and doctor degree thesis defended at federal university of s?o paulo - paulista school of medicine in the years 2002 and 2003 that were found available in the central library of this university. results: from 723 master dissertations analyzed, 62 (8,57%) presented only one objective and one conclusion, 134 (18,53%) presented one objective and more than one conclusion and 527 (72,89%) had more than one objective and more than one conclusion. from 502 doctor thesis analyzed, 23 (4,58%) presented only one objective and one conclusion, 123 (24,50%) presented one objective and more than one conclusion and 376 (74,90%) had more than one objective and more than one conclusion.. conclusions: it wasn't found in researched literature the number of objectives and conclusions a scientific work must have. a highest number of thesis and dissertations presented more than one objective and more than one conclusion.
Number of objectives and conclusions in dissertations and thesis
Liebano Richard Eloin,Dias Sandra Lopes,Ferreira Lydia Masako
Acta Cirurgica Brasileira , 2005,
Abstract: PURPOSE: To analyze the number of objectives and conclusions presented in dissertations and thesis defended at Federal University of S o Paulo - Paulista School of Medicine (UNIFESP - EPM). METHODS: It was realized a search in the master degree dissertations and doctor degree thesis defended at Federal University of S o Paulo - Paulista School of Medicine in the years 2002 and 2003 that were found available in the central library of this university. RESULTS: From 723 master dissertations analyzed, 62 (8,57%) presented only one objective and one conclusion, 134 (18,53%) presented one objective and more than one conclusion and 527 (72,89%) had more than one objective and more than one conclusion. From 502 doctor thesis analyzed, 23 (4,58%) presented only one objective and one conclusion, 123 (24,50%) presented one objective and more than one conclusion and 376 (74,90%) had more than one objective and more than one conclusion.. CONCLUSIONS: It wasn't found in researched literature the number of objectives and conclusions a scientific work must have. A highest number of thesis and dissertations presented more than one objective and more than one conclusion.
Propuesta para el dise?o de un repositorio de tesis doctorales para el sector Salud en Cuba
Díaz Rodríguez,Yoselyn; Sánchez Tarragó,Nancy;
ACIMED , 2010,
Abstract: theses repositories, as part of the open access movement to information, have become the excellence means to achieve the appropriate record, access, visibility and long term preservation of the scientific production generated by university communities. doctoral theses constitute one of its more valuable assets. the purpose of the actual research is to make a proposal for the design of a doctoral theses repository for health sector in cuba. therefore, the analysis of the 32 repositories registered in the category of theses repositories in medicine and health of the directory of repositories of open access (open doar) was carried out. among other aspects, the repository functions, software platforms, services, and politics of self-archiving, intellectual property, as well as its policies and strategies of digital preservation were studied. the design proposal encompass: objectives and functions, users, basic services, deposit procedures and policy.
ANALYSIS OF PRODUCTION OF THESES AND DISSERTATIONS OF THE ANTHROPOLOGY POSTGRADUATION PROGRAM OF THE UFPE: a study in perspective scientometric
Natanael Vitor Sobral
Biblionline , 2010,
Abstract: This work aim to analyze the production of thesesand dissertations (T&D) of the last 10 years of theAnthropology Post-graduation Program of theUniversidade Federal de Pernambuco (PPGA–UFPE). It was adopted the ScientometricMethodology aiming to perform a qualitative andquantitative analysis of the T&D used by thePPGA-UFPE post-graduated students who havedefended their titles over the last 10 years andwho placed their works in the Digital Library ofThesis and Dissertations of the UniversidadeFederal de Pernambuco (BDTD – UFPE). As results,it was observed the historical evolution of theT&D in the PPGA-UFPE, the most cited T&Dauthors in the T&Ds produced by the program andthe influence of T&D as information source on theelaboration of new T&Ds.
Internet üzerinden Tezlere Tam Metin Eri im:Bir Model nerisi / Full-text Access to Theses via Internet: A Model Proposal
Mehmet Boz
Bilgi Dünyas? , 2002,
Abstract: Information services gained a new dimension as a result of the rapid developments in information technologies and Internet. As a consequence of the developments in communication and cooperation facilities in the electronic environment, getting access to information quickly has become the main objective of information services. Hence, theses that fulfil an important function in the provision of information services in general have gained a new dimension as well: theses that are accessible full-text through Internet have been used in a much more effective way. In order for theses to be made accessible more effectively via Internet in Turkey, the components such as infrastructure, storage, archiving, access management and indexing should be studied. In this article, in three steps, the overall process from preparation of the theses in electronic environments to the submission of them to library, from indexing and archiving of theses at the library to making their full-texts available to users via Internet.
Levantamento de pesquisas sobre cultura escolar no Brasil
Knoblauch, Adriane;Ratto, Ana Lúcia Silva;Oliveira, Luciane Paiva Alves de;Ferreira, Valéria Milena Rohrich;
Educa??o e Pesquisa , 2012, DOI: 10.1590/S1517-97022012005000015
Abstract: this research attempted to examine the way the notion of school culture has been appropriated by investigations that take the brazilian schools as their object of study, especially those concerning research on elementary and intermediate schooling. it started with a survey of the students' production in graduate programs between 1987 and 2007, as found in the theses bank of capes. after that, 361 abstracts from dissertations and theses were selected as they referred the term school culture. next, an instrument was developed to examine the variables that could express the characteristics of such production. the analysis of twenty years of academic production indicates a tendency that studies on school culture has been on the rise along the years, as well as a concentration of such investigations in the south-southeast axis of brazil. in addition, dispersion was found in the supervision of researches, as there some effort of concentration just in a few programs or a few supervisors. another finding concerns the high representativeness of studies related to elementary and intermediate schooling, mainly those dealing with teacher education and training, school organization by means of cycles, school management, educational policy, curriculum and teaching methodologies. finally, one may conclude that the notion of school culture has been meaningful to understand the elementary and intermediate schooling.
A estrutura??o de disserta??es e teses em administra??o: caracteriza??o teórica e sugest?es práticas
Mattos, Pedro Lincoln;
Revista de Administra??o Contemporanea , 2002, DOI: 10.1590/S1415-65552002000300010
Abstract: the conflicts of what is identified as methodological options on the structuring of academic products, particularly dissertations and theses, have, at a time, reveled and stressed the necessity of a search for a higher meaning which can guide that work and prevent it from the serious risk of falling lost in formalism. formalism is a threat, as much as methodologies strive and compete in search of a better representation of reality. which is the meaning of those academic products? this essay holds to be a preferable alternative the adoption of their pragmatic meaning itself, so taking them as assertive, communicative actions and argumentative, rational rhetoric, which is an aristotelian concept re-elaborated by perelman and olbrechts-tyteca. hermeneutic discourse analysis is, therefore, set in contrast with epistemological paradigm of modern knowledge. in the final part, theoretical discussion is followed by practical suggestions on how dissertations, theses and even academic papers could be structured, as they are also generally addressed to scientific community in an assertive way.
Doctoral Students in New Zealand Have Low Awareness of Institutional Repository Existence, but Positive Attitudes Toward Open Access Publication of Their Work. A Review of: Stanton, K. V., & Liew, C. L. (2012). Open access theses in institutional repositories: An exploratory study of the perceptions of doctoral students. Information Research, 17(1), paper 507. Available from http://InformationR.net/ir/17-1/paper507.html
Theresa S. Arndt
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice , 2012,
Abstract: Objective – To investigate doctoral students'knowledge of and attitudes toward openaccess models of scholarly communication andinstitutional repositories, and to examine theirwillingness to comply with a mandatoryinstitutional repository (IR) submission policy. Design – Mixed method, sequentialexploratory design. Setting – A large, multi-campus New Zealanduniversity that mandates IR deposit of doctoraltheses. Subjects – Two doctoral students from each offour university colleges were interviewed. All901 doctoral students were subsequently sent asurvey, with 251 responding. Methods – Semi-structured interviews witheight subjects selected by purposive sampling,followed by a survey sent to all doctoralstudents. The authors used NVivo 8 foranalysis of interview data, along with a twophaseapproach to coding. First, they analyzedtranscripts from semi-structured interviewsline-by-line to identify themes. In the secondphase, authors employed focused coding toanalyze the most common themes and tomerge or drop peripheral themes. Themeswere mapped against Rogers' diffusion ofinnovation theory and social exchange theoryconstructs to aid interpretation. The resultswere used to develop a survey with a fixed set of response choices. Authors then analyzed survey results using Excel and SurveyMonkey, first as a single data set and then by discipline. Main Results – The authors found that general awareness of open access was high (62%), and overall support for open access publication was 86.3%. Awareness of IRs as a general concept was much lower at 48%. Those subject to a mandatory IR deposit policy for doctoral theses overwhelmingly indicated willingness to comply (92.6%), as did those matriculating prior to the policy (83.3%), although only 77.3% of all respondents agreed that deposit should be mandatory. Only 17.6% of respondents had deposited their own work in an IR, while 31.7% reported directly accessing a repository for research. The greatest perceived benefits of IR participation were removal of cost for readers, ease of sharing research, increased exposure and citing of one's work, and professional networking. The greatest perceived risks were plagiarism, loss of ability to publish elsewhere, and less prestige relative to traditional publication. The reason most given for selecting a specific publication outlet was recommendation of a doctoral supervisor. Disciplinary differences in responses were not sizable.For additional interpretation, the authors applied Rogers’s diffusion of innovations theory to determine the extent to which IRs are effective innovations.
Análise das cita??es das disserta??es de mestrado e teses de doutorado em saúde pública (1990-1994): estudo exploratório
Noronha, Daisy Pires;
Ciência da Informa??o , 1998, DOI: 10.1590/S0100-19651998000100009
Abstract: this study analyses master dissertations and doctoral theses presented at public health graduation courses, from 1990 to 1994, in "escola nacional de saúde pública da funda??o oswaldo cruz" (ensp/fiocruz), "faculdade de saúde pública da universidade de s?o paulo" (fsp/usp) and "instituto de medicina social da universidade estadual do rio de janeiro" (ims/uerj). the aim was to point out some characteristics of their citations in order to contribute to stablish a brazilian scientific productivity patterns in the field of public health. it was analysed a sample of 6.019 bibliographic references from 266 master dissertations and 84 doctoral these and the results showed that in general there were more references to scientific journal articles (46.7%); doctoral theses cited more books than master dissertations; there was a concentration of references made to publications between 6 to 10 years old; publications in portuguese language were responsible for 49.3% of the citations; most of the articles cited were in english language; dissertations and theses from other institutions were more cited than those of the authors' school.
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