Book chapters in a scholarly context are typically research papers on a certain topic or theme that were written by different authors and brought together in a single book. Often there is an editor of the book who solicits and compiles chapter submissions.
Many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences rely on book chapters for communicating their research findings and learning about their peers’ work.
Many scholarly books are collected articles or essays written by different authors on a topic. The editor is the person responsible for the compilation.
This book has more than 11 authors. Each author wrote an article (a chapter) on the topic.
Chapter three is written by Katie G. Cannon. Its title is Trouble in Paradise: Representing Bliss in Non-Orgiastic Language.