Key Books

  1. Cosmopolitan Sexualities: Hope and the Humanist Imagination (Polity Press: 2015 )
  2. Imaginations: Fifty Year of Essex Sociology (Wivenbooks, 2014)
  3. Sociology: The Basics ( Routledge, 2010)
  4. Intimate Citizenship: Personal Decisions and Public Dialogues pp191 (University of Washington Press, 2003).
  5. Documents of Life-2: An Invitation to a Critical Humanism (2001) (fully revised and much expanded edition of Documents of Life, 1983) pp315. London: Sage
  6. Documents of Life: An Introduction to the problems and literature of a Humanistic Method, (1983) Allen & Unwin, London, pp. l75.
  7. Telling Sexual Stories: Power, Intimacy and Social Worlds (1995) pp 244. Routledge:  London.
  8. Sexual Stigma: An Interactionist Account, (1975) Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, l pp. 258
  9. Five editions of  Sociology: A Global Introduction, pp795, with John Macionis (Pearson Education, since 1998
  10. Two editions of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction  (with Carrabine, Cox. Lee  and South) (Routledge, 2009).
  11. Sexualities (2002)   4 Volumes, pp1904, Routledge: London (An edited collection with critical assessments in four volumes with introductions and commentaries).
  12. The Chicago School (1997) 4 Volumes, pp1024 Routledge : London  (An edited  collection with critical assessments in four volumes with introductions and commentaries).
  13. Modern Homosexualities : Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experience (1992) Routledge: London (An edited collection of original articles with a lengthy introduction by the editor) pp281.
  14. Symbolic Interactionism: Volume 2 Contemporary Issues (1991) Edward Elgar, Aldershot pp522 (two volumes of selected readings, each volume with an introduction by the author).
  15. The Making of the Modern Homosexual, (1981) Hutchinson, London, pp. 280.  (An edited collection with four contributions from the editor).

 Translation of Books:

Sociology: The Basics – in Bha Indonesian (2012), and in Japanese (2013)
Sociologia (Spanish edition of Sociology: translated by Critina Flesher Fominaya and others) Pearson/ Prentice Hall; 3rd ed 2007.

Sociologia (Spanish edition of Sociology: translated by Roberto Garvia, Celia Valiente, Santuiago Perez-Nievas & Laura Morales) Prentice Hall; 1999.
Japanese edition of Telling Sexual Stories (1998), with new ‘Japanese’ introduction.
Japanese edition of Documents of Life (1991) with new preface.

Los Documentos Personales: Introduccion a los problemas y la bibliografia del metodo humanista, (1989)  Siglio Veintiuno Editores, Mexico, Spain, Argentina & Colombia, (Spanish translation of Documents of Life).

Greek Edition of Documents of Life published in 2003: Gutenberg