Thesis writing for international students: A question of identity? International postgraduates in the humanities and social sciences face particular challenges in writing English language theses, and in my experience often express the hen who dreamed she could fly pdf challenges negatively despite all the helpful explanations which they receive about our practices and conventions.
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