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Sociology: Books

Citing Books in ASA

One Author

Lastname, Firstname MI. Year. Full Title of Book. City, State: Publisher.

Example: Foucault, Michel. 1978. The History of Sexuality Volume 1: An IntroductionNew York: Vintage Books.

  

Multiple Authors

Lastname, Firstname MI. and Firstname MI. Lastname. Year. Full Title of Book. City, State: Publisher.

ExampleCorbin, Juliet, and Anselm Strauss. 2008. Basics of Qualitative Research. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Chapter in a Book

Lastname, Firstname MI. Year. "Full Title of Chapter." Pp. #-# in Full Title of Book. City, State: Publisher.

Example: Crawford, James. 2000. "Seven Hypothesis on Language Loss." Pp. 64-83 in At War With Diversity: US Language Policy in an Age of Anxiety. Buffalo, NY: Multilingual Matters.

 

Edited Books

Lastname, Firstname MI., ed. Year. Full Title of Book. City, State: Publisher.

ExampleHagan, John, and Ruth D. Peterson, eds. 1995Crime and Inequality. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

 

Chapter in an Edited Book

Lastname, Firstname MI. Year. "Full Title of Chapter." Pp. #-# in Full Title of Book, edited by FI. Lastname. City, State: Publisher.

ExampleMead, George Herbert. 2002. "Chapter Six: George Herbert Mead on Self and Society." Pp. 116-142 in Self, Symbols, and Society: Classic Readings in Social Psychology, edited by N. Rousseau. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.