22 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last revised: 11 Jun 2014
Date Written: May 27, 2014
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: 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