Writing Theses and Reports: An Acronym for Structure in the Wilderness: TCAGONARM

22 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last revised: 11 Jun 2014

John Harington Wade

Bond University

Date Written: May 27, 2014

Abstract

This paper sets out a standard structure used by writers of PhDs, law reform reports, action plans, and recommendations for change. The structure is represented by the acronym TCAGONARM. The letters represent chapters and cycles. Terminology and Topic description; Current situation; Alleged problems with the current situation; Goals of reform; Options for change and reform; Necessary steps to effect change; Recommended most appropriate option; Monitoring and Measuring changes.

Keywords: Writing theses; law reform reports; common analytical structure; social change reports; acronyms

JEL Classification: D81, O21

Suggested Citation

Wade, John Harington, Writing Theses and Reports: An Acronym for Structure in the Wilderness: TCAGONARM (May 27, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2407068 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2407068

John Harington Wade (Contact Author)

Bond University ( email )

Gold Coast, QLD 4229
Australia

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