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Referencing - International Law: Edited book

How do I reference an edited book?

This guidance applies to print books and most e-books (see 'E-books', below).

editor (ed), OR editor and editor (eds), | title | (additional information, | edition, | publisher | year)

Footnote:
e.g. Theo Gavrielides and Vasso Artinopoulou (eds), Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy (Ashgate 2013)

Bibliography:
e.g. Gavrielides T and Artinopoulou V (eds), Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy (Ashgate 2013)

To pinpoint, follow the citation with the page number. To pinpoint several pages, insert a dash between the page numbers:
e.g. Theo Gavrielides and Vasso Artinopoulou (eds), Reconstructing Restorative Justice Philosophy (Ashgate 2013) 79

E-books

If an e-book has the same page numbers as in the printed version, cite the e-book as if it was the printed book.

If an e-book has no page numbers, cite the e-book as if it was the printed book and include the e-book type before the publisher. To pinpoint, give a chapter number or section number/name or paragraph number, e.g. William Lucy, Philosophy of Private Law (Kindle edn, OUP 2007) ch 1.

Author

Cite an editor like an author, but add after their name (ed) or names (eds).

In a footnote, cite an author's or editor's name as: first name(s) or initial(s) | surname.

In a bibliography, cite an author's or editor's name as: surname | initial(s).

Do not include postnominals, such as QC.

If a book has an author and an editor, see 'Additional information', below.

Title

Give the title of a book in italics.

Give the first letter of all major words a capital letter. Minor words (e.g. 'for', 'and', 'or', 'the') should not be capitalized, unless they begin a title or a subtitle.

If a book has a title and a subtitle that are not separated by punctuation, insert a colon : between them.

Additional information

If a book has an author and an editor, cite the author as above.

Use the 'additional information' category to cite the editor, e.g. HLA Hart, Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law (John Gardner ed, 2nd edn, OUP 2008).

Edition

Do not give the edition number for the first edition of a book.

For all other editions, use this style: 2nd edn (or 'rev edn' for a revised edition).

Publisher and publication date

Give the name of the publisher and the year of publication, with a space but no punctuation between them.

You will need to look at the back of the title page to find the date of publication.

Do not include the place of publication.