Plagiarism and the Withdrawal of a Degree: A Case Study Analysis

Renier Steyn, Mahlo Mokgalong, Jo Nel, Adri Williams


This case study delves into a complex instance of plagiarism within academia, focusing on the withdrawal of a graduate’s degree due to allegations of extensive copy-and-pasting in a mini-dissertation’s literature review section. The study examines the broader implications of plagiarism for scholarly integrity, educational institutions, and the recommendations proposed to address such misconduct.

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Issues in Social Science  ISSN 2329-521X


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