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APA Style Guide: Chapter in an edited book

This guide explains how to use the APA Style. It includes a short tutorial.

Chapter in an edited book

Reference: Chapter Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year). Title of chapter. In editor(s) Initials, Last name (Ed.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Publisher.

Example: Beiner, R. A. (2000). Arendt and Nationalism. In D. A. Villa (Ed.), The Cambridge companion to Hannah Arendt (pp. 44- 64). Cambridge University Press.


  • Chapter Author(s) Last name (Year, Chapter no.)
  • (Chapter Author(s) Last name Year, Chapter no.)


  • Beiner (2000, Chapter 2) argues….
  • Another view (Beiner, 2000, Chapter 2) points out….


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