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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Book with Volumes: Authors

(ASA Style Guide 2014 appendix p. 106)

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name, Author2 Last name, and Author3 Last name Year of publication:Page number)

Example

(Löwith, Bottomore, and Outhwaite 1982:34)

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First name, Author2 First name Last name, and Author3 First name Last name. Year of publication. Name of Publication (italicized). Vol. number, Title of Volume. Location of publisher, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Publisher's Name.

Example

Löwith, Karl, T. B. Bottomore, and William Outhwaite. 1982. Controversies in Sociology. Vol. 12. Max Weber and Karl Marx. Boston: George Allen & Unwin.

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hints

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

If the location of the publisher is well known and clear with only the city or if the state name is included in the publisher name, the state abbreviation is not needed. This is the case for publishers in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

Book with Volumes: Editors

(ASA Style Guide 2014 appendix p. 106)

In-Text

Model

(Editor1 Last name and Editor2 Last name Year of publication:Page number)

Example

(Ellis and Flaherty 1992:46)

Reference

Model

Editor1 Last name, First name, and Editor2 First name Middle Name Last name, eds. Year of publication. Name of Publication (italicized). Vol. number, Title of Volume. Location of publisher, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Publisher's Name.

Example

Ellis, Carolyn, and Michael C. Flaherty, eds. 1992. Sage Focus Editions. Vol. 139. Investigating subjectivity: Research on Lived Experience. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hints

If the editor has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

If the location of the publisher is well known and clear with only the city or if the state name is included in the publisher name, the state abbreviation is not needed. This is the case for publishers in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.