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One Author

Pryor, Douglas W. 1996. Unspeakable Acts: Why Men Sexually Abuse Children. New York: New York University Press.

Two Authors

Nixon, Howard L. II, and James H. Frey. 1996. A Sociology of Sport. Indianapolis: Wadsworth.

Multivolume Work

Borgatta, Edgar F., and Rhonda J.V. Montgomery, eds. 2000. Encyclopedia of Sociology. 2nd ed. 5 vols. New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

Authored Article in an Encyclopedia or Chapter in Multiauthor Collection

Rothstein, Frances A. 1992. “What Happens to the Past? Return Industrial Migrants in Latin America.” Pp. 238-46 in Anthropology and the Global Factory: Studies of the New Industrialization in the Late Twentieth Century, edited by F. A. Rothstein and M. L. Blim.  New York: Bergen and Garvey.

*Note: Include volume number if relevant, after page numbers (e.g. Vol.3)


Lahneman, William J. 2011. Keeping U. S. Intelligence Effective : The Need for a Revolution in Intelligence Affairs. Lanham MD: Scarecrow Press. Retrieved July 8, 2015 (