World Politics Referencing Guide
(updated Apr 2024)


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How to do citations in World Politics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to World Politics 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 World Politics.

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How do you cite a book in the World Politics referencing style? (2024 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in World Politics

Here’s an example book citation in World Politics using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. 2000. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name 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:
World Politics citation:
Angelou, Maya. 1969. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in World Politics looks like this: Angelou 1969


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How to reference a journal article in the World Politics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in World Politics format?

An World Politics citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a World Politics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. 2000. “Title.” Container Volume, no. Issue Journal Name: pages Used. At URL, accessed April 14, 2024.
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 World Politics: