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Citations in APSA Style

Compiled by Dr. Jeremy Lewis  Revised 14 Nov 2010.



Links to good APSA style guides with examples:
"APSA Citation Style Handout," Library at Texas A & M University (TAMU)
"Guide to APSA Style Basics," California State University at Chico


Below, my original page from 2001, with illustrations from an article's references page in
PS: Political Science & Politics journal Sep 2000, p.588.
Which one of these references would correspond to the in-text citation "(Lewis, 1994, 13)"?
Solo-authored, in-text citation:
Solo-authored, in References List: 
Co-authored, in References List: 
Book:
(Kohli, 1990, 11)
Book:
Book:
Kohli, Atul, and Fred Smith.  1990.  (and so on ...)
Journal articles:
(Kpundeh, 1993, 238)



(Leete, 1994, 827)
Journal articles:



Journal article:
Kpundeh, Sahr J., and Fred Smith.  1993.  (and so on ...)



Leete, Richard, and Fred Smith.  1994.  (and so on ...)
Official report, solo-edited:
(LePoer, 1991, 222)
Official report, solo-edited:
Official report, co-edited:
LePoer, Barbara Leitch, and Fred Smith, eds.  1991.  (and so on ...)
Conference paper:
(Lewis, 1994, 13)
Conference paper:
Conference paper:
Lewis, Peter M, and Fred Smith.  1994. (and so on ...)
Chapter in anthology:
(Quah, 1994, 17)
 
 

(Quah and Quah, 1989, 153)
 

Chapter in anthology:
Quah, Jon S.T. 1994.  "Cultural Change in the
Chapter in anthology:
Miscellaneous
Anon Report:
(Netherlands Scientific Council, 1990, 38)
Anon Report:
authoring:
Another work (8) by same author as (6):
Quah, Jon S.T. 1994.  "Cultural Change in the
Web page:
(abbreviated URL, year.)
or (author, year, page) if known.
Web page:
Author, "title", organization if known, URL, accessed date -- and (author, year, page) if known.
Web page:
Authors, "title", organization if known, URL, accessed date.