Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in AMR style

Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in AMR style

Cite A Chapter of an edited book in AMR style

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Use the following template to cite a chapter of an edited book using the AMR citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the AMR style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Chapter Title. In Title: Pages Used. http://Website URL, October 10, 2013, City: Publisher.


Hay, D. 2011. Hanging and the English judges: The judicial politics of retention and abolition. In D.  Garland, R.  McGowen & M.  Meranze, America's death penalty: Between past and present (1st ed.): 129. New York: New York University Press.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


In the second half of the twentieth century the legislative history of capital punishment extends over century in England, colonial America, and United States (Hay, 2011)

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