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Referencing Style Guide: Chapter in an edited book

This guide explains how to reference according to the APA 6th Edition.

Chapter in an Edited Book - Reference List

Lowe, I. (2011). Environment, sustainability and health. In H. Keleher & C. MacDougall (Eds.), Understanding health (3rd ed. pp. 171-181). Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press.

Note: Chapter author. (year). Chapter title is not in italics and is not underlined: Only the first word of the title and subtitle are capitalised, with the exception of Proper nouns. Initials of the editors come before the surnames and are followed by (Eds.), Title of book in italics. Page numbers for the chapter are within parenthesis and preceded by "pp".

Chapter in an Edited Book - In-Text Citation

Paraphrase
Inequality within communities has a detrimental effect on the health of their people (Lowe, 2011).

Direct quote
 “Many of our communities do not appear to be socially sustainable” (Lowe, 2011, p. 174).

Note: Cite only the author/s of the chapter.