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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Compilation Book

(ASA Style Guide 2022 appendix p. 128)



(Compiler Last name Year of publication:Page number)


(Hamilton 1997:20)



Compiler Last name, First name, comp. Year of publication. Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher, state or province postal code or name of country (if a foreign publisher): Publisher's Name.


Hamilton, Neil A., comp. 1997. The ABC-CLIO Companion to the 1960s Counterculture in America. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

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If the compiler 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.