Theory and Society Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Theory and Society style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Theory and Society citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Theory and Society.

cite Theory and Society  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Theory and Society referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Theory and Society

Here’s an example book citation in Theory and Society using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.) (Edition.). City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Theory and Society citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Theory and Society looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Theory and Society citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Theory and Society format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Theory and Society formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Theory and Society journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Theory and Society:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Theory and Society style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Theory and Society this is what you need

Here’s an Theory and Society example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com. Accessed 3 July 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 3 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Theory and Society in 2022

You can find short videos and how-to videos from a wide range of professionals on YouTube. As a result, you may need to know how to mention a video or YouTube in your research assignment or paper. Here’s how to do it in Theory and Society

Here’s a Theory and Society citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 3 July 2022
So how to cite a video Theory and Society?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 3 July 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Theory and Society referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Theory and Society

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Theory and Society.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 July 2022
Podcast referencing example in Theory and Society using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018, March 2). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed 3 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Theory and Society referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Theory and Society

An example song citation in Theory and Society.
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com. Accessed 3 July 2022
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Theory and Society:
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed 3 July 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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