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APA 6th referencing guide: Chapter in an edited book

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Chapter in edited book

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference to a chapter in an edited book in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.

In text citations

Example 1:
Hoeveler (2003) states that...


...(Hoeveler, 2003).

Example 2:
According to Bowden (2017)....


...(Bowden, 2017).

Reference list

Last name, Initial(s). (Year). Chapter title. In Initial. Last name (Eds.), Book title (edition, pages of chapter). Place: Publisher.

Example 1:
Hoeveler, D. L. (2003). Frankenstein, feminism, and literary theory. In E. Schor (Ed.), 
The Cambridge companion to Mary

          Shelley (pp. 45-62). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Example 2:
Bowden, J. (2017). Health promotion models and approaches. In J. Bowden & V. Manning (Eds.), 
Health promotion in midwifery: 

         Principles and practice (3rd ed., pp. 47-60). Boca Raton: CRC Press.