Reference List entry for an article or a chapter, written by one author in an edited book with one editor.

Essential Information to include:

  • Author - Family name, Initials
  • Year of publication
  • ‘Title of article or chapter’ – in ‘single’ inverted commas
  • Editor of the book
  • Title of book – written in italics
  • Edition - include if book is a second or subsequent edition. Do not include if a book is a first edition
  • Publisher
  • Place - if the place is not well known, add the state or country
  • Page number(s)

Hanani, AD 2006, 'Indonesian business groups: crisis and restructuring', in SJ Chang (ed.), Business groups in East Asia: financial crisis, restructuring, and new growth, Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 179 - 204.


  • If the article/chapter has multiple authors and multiple editors, you must name ALL writers and editors in the reference list
  • The initials of the editor goes in front of the family name
  • Abbreviation for editors (eds)


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Reference list entry using an article or a chapter, written by one author in an edited book with one editor.

Referencing information for a book needs to be written in this order:

Year of publication
‘Title of article/chapter’
Title of book
Page number(s)

(a) The following example contains all the information needed for the reference list entry, but it is not written in the correct order or format required by your lecturers.

Book editor: Kristen Day
Book title: China's environment and the challenge of sustainable development
Author: Elizabeth Economy.
Chapter title: Environmental Enforcement in China
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe 2006
Location: New York
Page number(s) 102 - 120

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(b) From the examples below, click the correct reference list entry: