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A list of my academic publications, other than book reviews and editorial contributions to journals and magazines.

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  • Constructing Social Structure, in Peter Sohlberg and Håkon Leiulfsrud, eds, Constructing the Sociological Object, Leiden, Brill, 2020

  • Contemporary Capitalism and the Distribution of Power in Society, in Edith Hanke, Lawrence Scaff, and Sam Whimster, Eds, The Oxford Handbook of Max Weber, Oxford University Press, 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190679545.013.5

  • The Emerald Guide to Talcott Parsons, Bingley, Emerald Publishing, 2020

  • British Sociology. A History, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020

  • The Emerald Guide to Max Weber, Bingley, Emerald Publishing, 2019

  • Sociologie en Grande-Bretagne, Sociologies pratiques, 39, 2019

  • Patrick Geddes, in SAGE Research Methods Foundations, 2019, 

  • Philosophical Basis of Objectivity and Relativism, in SAGE Research Methods Foundations, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526421036789353

  • British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions before 1950, London, Sage, 2018

  • Social Structure, in Peter Sohlberg and Håkon Leiulfsrud, eds, Concepts in Action: Conceptual Constructionism, Leiden, Brill, 2018 ISBN 978-9004314191

  • Patrick Geddes, in B. Turner, ed., The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Oxford, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-118-43086-6

  • The Development of Sociology in Britain, in Kathleen Korgen, ed., The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology, Volume 1, Cambridge University Press, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316418376.005

  • Leonard Hobhouse as a Social Theorist, Journal of Classical Sociology, 16, 4, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1468795X16656270

  • The Social Theory of Patrick Geddes, Journal of Classical Sociology, 16, 3, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1468795X15600941

  • Parsons's Critique of the 'Power Elite' Thesis: Foundations for a Comprehensive Theory of Power, in J Treviño, The Anthem Reader on Talcott Parsons, New York, Anthem Press, 2016, ISBN:9780857281838

  • William Catton Branford, Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/109513

  • Adventures of an accidental methodologist, Methodological Innovations, 9, 2016 https://doi.org/10.1177%2F2059799116630664

  • Social Networks (with F. N. Stokman), in James D. Wright ed., International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Second Edition, Oxford, Wiley, 2015, 473-477, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.32101-8

  • Drift, opportunity and commitment: the shaping of a professional career, in Sociologists' Tales. Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice, Katherine Twamley, Mark Doidge, Andrea Scott, eds, Bristol, Policy Press, 2015, ISBN 978-1447318675

  • Benchara Bertrand Patrick Branford, Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/97276

  • Building a Textbook Tradition: Sociology in Britain, 1900-1968, in J. Holmwood and J. Scott, eds, Palgrave History of Sociology in Britain, Houndmills, Palgrave, 2014, ISBN 978-1-137-31886-2

  • Absent or Forgotten? Recovering British Social Theory , in J. Holmwood and J. Scott, eds, Palgrave History of Sociology in Britain, Houndmills, Palgrave, 2014, ISBN 978-1-137-31886-2

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Sociology in Britain, Editor and contributor, with John Holmwood, Houndmills, Palgrave, 2014

  • Social Stratification Research in Europe, in Sokratis Koniordos and Alexandros Kyrtsis, Eds, Handbook of European Sociology, Sage Publications, 2014, ISBN: 9780415588805

  • Coming Home: Reflections on Essex Sociology, in Ken Plummer ed., Imaginations: Fifty Years of Essex Sociology, Wivenhoe, Wivenbooks, 2014, Isbn 978-0-9570850-4-6

  • Envisioning Sociology. Victor Branford, Patrick Geddes, and the Quest for Social Reconstruction, With Ray Bromley, Albany NY: SUNY Press, 2013

  • Class, Elites and Power. A Contemporary Perspective in J. Scott and A. Nilsen eds, C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination Contemporary Perspectives, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2013, ISBN: 978 1 78254 002 1

  • Introduction: Mills Today, with Ann Nilsen, in C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives, edited J. Scott and A. Nilsen, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2013

  • C. Wright Mills and the Sociological Imagination. Contemporary Perspectives, Editor and contributor, with Ann Nilsen, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013

  • Rural-Urban Migration Decision-making Processes: A Whole and Personal Support Network Analysis (with Sun Wei, Zong Gang, and Liu Shaofeng) International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences 5, 3, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJIDS.2013.055928

  • The Geddes Circle in Sociology: Ideas, Influence, and Decline' (with Ray Bromley), Journal of Scottish Thought, 5, 2012

  • Pareto and the Elite, In J. V. Femia and A. J. Marshall Eds, Vilfredo Pareto Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries: essays on Pareto, Ashgate, Farnham 2012, ISBN: 9780754679950

  • Capital Mobilization, transnational structures, and capitalist classes, in G. Murray and J. Scott eds, Financial Elites and Transnational Business Who Rules the World? Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2012, ISBN: 978 0 85793 551 9

  • Financial Elites and Transnational Business. Who Rules the World?, Editor and contributor, with Georgina Murray. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012

  • What is Social Network Analysis?, London: Bloomsbury, 2012

  • Objectivity and Subjectivity in Social Research, With Gayle Letherby and Malcolm Williams, London, Sage, 2012

  • Conceptualising the Social World. Principles of Sociological Analysis, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2011

  • Social Physics and Social Networks, in The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis, Ed., John Scott & Peter J. Carrington, London, Sage, 2011. Chinese translation In 社会网络分析手册 (trans. By Liu Jun 刘军, Volume 1, Chongqing, Chongqing University Press, 2018.

  • Introduction (with Peter Carrington), in The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysis, Ed., John Scott & Peter J. Carrington, London, Sage, 2011. Chinese translation In 社会网络分析手册 (trans. By Liu Jun 刘军, Volume 1, Chongqing, Chongqing University Press, 2018.

  • Handbook of Social Network Analysis, Editor and contributor, with Peter Carrington, London, Sage, 2011. Chinese translation as 社会网络分析手册 (trans. By Liu Jun 刘军, Two Volumes, Chongqing, Chongqing University Press, 2018).

  • Social Network Analysis: Developments, Advances, and Prospects, Social Network Analysis and Mining, 1, 1, 2011, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13278-010-0012-6

  • Central Concerns in Social Stratification Research: Comments on Goldthorpe, British Journal of Sociology, 61, Online special issue, 2010, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-4446.2009.01292.x

  • Sociology and the Sociological Imagination: Reflections on, Disciplinarity and Intellectual Specialisation, in Judith Burnett and Syd Jeffers, eds, New Social Connections, Houndmills, Palgrave, 2010, ISBN 978-0-230-57598-1

  • Life, the Universe and Everything An Undiscovered work of Benchara Branford, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 45, 2,  2009, https://doi.org/10.1002/jhbs.20375

  • Social Network Analysis, Overview Of, R. A. Meyers, ed., Springer Encyclopaedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Berlin, Springer, 2009, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30440-3_490. Reprinted in R. A. Meyers, ed., Computational Complexity: Theory, Techniques, and Application, Volume 5, New York, Springer, 2012, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1800-9_178

  • Diversity, Dominance, and Plurality in British Sociology, in Sujata Patel, ed., The ISA Handbook of Diverse Sociological Traditions, London, Sage, 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446221396.n8

  • Network Analysis, in International Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences, Volume 5, 2nd Edition, William A. Darity, Jr, ed., Detroit, Macmillan Reference USA (now Gale), 2008, 475-477, ISBN-10: 0028659651 | ISBN-13: 9780028659657

  • Modes of Power and the Re-conceptualisation of Elites, in Mike Savage and Karel Williams, eds, Remembering Elites, Sociological Review Monograph, 56, s1, Oxford Blackwell, 2008, 25-43, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-954X.2008.00760.x

  • Power and the State, Historical Developments and Theoretical Approaches in Sociology, a section of Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Encyclopedia of Social Sciences and Humanities, Paris, UNESCO, 2008, Info

  • Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theorists, Editor and contributor, London, Routledge, 2007. Portuguese translation: 50 Grandes Sociólogos Contemporaneous, São Paulo, Editora Contexto, 2009. Arabic Translation: المظّرون المعاصرون اجتماعياً أساسياً خمسون عالماً   (Almzrwn alm'easrwn ajtma'eyaan asasyaan khmswn 'ealmaan), Beirut, Arab Network for Research and Publishing, 2009

  • Fifty Key Sociologists: The Formative Theorists, Editor and contributor, London, Routledge, 2007. Portuguese translation: 50 Sociologos Fundamentais, São Paulo, Editora Contexto, 2009

  • Doppelgängers and Racists: On Inhabiting Alternative Universes. A Reply to Steve Fuller's 'A Path Better Not to Have Been Taken'.(with Maggie Studholme and Christopher T. Husbands), Sociological Review, 55, 4, 2007, 816-822, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-954X.2007.00746.x

  • Victor Verasis Branford, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007, https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/97274

  • Victor Branford and the Building of British Sociology, (with Christopher T. Husbands), Sociological Review, 55, 3, 2007, 460-484, https://doi.org/10.1111%2Fj.1467-954X.2007.00719.x

  • Sociology and the Social: A Qualified Defence of Sociological Imperialism (Contribution to Symposium by J. Urry et all. on 'What is "Social" about Social Science?'), Twenty-First Century Society: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences 2, 1, 2007, https://doi.org/10.1080/17450140601108924

  • Power, Domination and Stratification: Towards a Conceptual Synthesis, Sociologia. Problemas e Práticas, 55, 2007, 25-39, http://www.scielo.mec.pt/pdf/spp/n55/n55a03.pdf

  • Banking Systems and Path Dependence in Corporate Power, in Odd Gåsdal et al., Makt, Mening og Struktur: Festskrift til Sigmund Grønmo, Bergen, Fagbokforlaget, 2007, ISBN: 9788245005455

  • Cultural Analysis in Marxist Humanism, in T. Edwards, ed, Cultural Theory. Classical and Contemporary Positions, London, Sage, 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446216682.n2

  • Giddens and Cultural Analysis: Absent Word and Central Concept, in T. Edwards, ed, Cultural Theory. Classical  and Contemporary Positions, London, Sage, 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446216682.n6

  • Social Theory: Central Issues in Sociology, London, Sage, 2006

  • Is There Still a Ruling Class?, (extract from Who Rules Britain?), in D. Inglis and J. Bone eds, Social Stratification London Routledge 2006, 118- 152.

  • Textual Analysis, in V Jupp, ed , Sage Dictionary of Social Research Methods, London, Sage, 2006, ISBN: 9780761962984

  • Diaries, in V Jupp, ed , Sage Dictionary of Social Research Methods, London, Sage, 2006, ISBN: 9780761962984

  • Content Analysis, in V Jupp, ed , Sage Dictionary of Social Research Methods, London, Sage, 2006, ISBN: 9780761962984

  • Method and Measurement in the Study of Property, (chapter 3 of Capitalist Property and Financial Power), in J. Scott, ed., Documentary Research, Volume 4, London, Sage, 2006.

  • Documentary Research, Four Volumes, editor, London, Sage, 2006

  • Sociology: The Key Concepts, Editor and contributor, London, Routledge, 2006. Portuguese translation: Sociologia: Conceitos-Chave, Rio de Janeiro, Jorge Zahar

  • Introduction (with P Carrington and S Wasserman), in P. Carrington, J. Scott, and A. Wasserman, Models and Methods in Network Analysis, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511811395.001

  • Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis. Editor with P. Carrington and S. Wasserman, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2005. Awarded 2006 Harrison White Outstanding Book Award, American Sociological Association, Mathematical Sociology Section.

  • Eikoku no Koporeito Gabanansu no Henbou (Recent Trends in Corporate Governance in Britain) in M. Nakata, ed, Hikaku koporeito Gabanansu Kenkyu: Nippon, Eikoku, Chugoku no Bunseki (Comparative Corporate Governance: an analysis of Japan, Britain, and China), Tokyo, Central Books, 2005

  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology. Editor with G. Marshall, Oxford, Oxford University Third Edition 2005, Third Revised Edition 2009. Sole editor, Fourth Edition 2014. Arabic Translation of Third and fourth Editions: موسوعة علم الاجتماع (Mewsew'eh 'elem alajetma'e), Cairo, National Center for Translation Opera House, 2011 and 2019. Turkish translation of Fourth Edition, Ankyra, Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları, 2020. (Originally published 1994).

  • Trends in Social Mobility, Sociology Review, 2005, ISBN: 9781471800986

  • Fallacies in the Critique of Disciplinary Sociology, Sociological Research Online, 10,3, 2005, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/10/3/scott.html

  • Who Will Speak and Who Will Listen? Comments on Burawoy and Public Sociology, British Journal of Sociology, 56, 3, 2005, 405-9, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-4446.2005.00073.x

  • Public Sociology and the Neo-Liberal Condition, Sosiologisk Tidsskrift, 2005, 4, 324-334, Info

  • Some Principal Concerns in the Shaping of Sociology, in A. H. Halsey and W. G. Runciman, eds, British Sociology, Seen From Within and Without, Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2005, ISBN: 9780197263426

  • Sociology and Its Others: Reflections on Disciplinary Specialisation and Fragmentation, Sociological Research Online, 10,1, 2005, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/10/1/scott.html

  • Class Analysis: Beyond The Cultural Turn (with R. Crompton), in R. Crompton, F. Devine, M. Savage, and J. Scott, eds, Rethinking Class: Culture, Identities, and Lifestyle, London, Macmillan, 2004, ISBN: 978-0333968956

  • Rethinking Class: Culture, Identities, and Lifestyle. Editor with R. Crompton, F. Devine, M. Savage, London, Macmillan, 2004

  • Types of Documents, in M. A. Beck-Lewis, A Bryman, T F Liao, Sage Encyclopaedia of Social Science Research Methods, London, Sage, 2004, https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412950589.n256

  • Transformations in the British Economic Elite, Comparative Sociology, 2, 1, 2003 (Formerly International Journal of Comparative Sociology), https://doi.org/10.1163/156913303100418735

  • Transformations in the British Economic Elite, in M. Dogan, Ed., Elite Configurations at the Apex of Power, Leiden, E. J. Brill, 2003 (Simultaneous book publication of article in Comparative Sociology), ISBN: 978-90-04-12808-8

  • Social Class: Continuity and Change (with R. Crompton), in Developments in Sociology, Causeway Press, Volume 19, pp 1-14, 2003

  • Πραγματισμοσ, Πολιπλοκοτιτα, Δομι: Αναζιτοντασ το Οντοδογικο Βαθοσ in Ροι Παναγιϖτοπουλου, Σϖκρατησ Κονιορδοσ, Λαουρα Μαρατου−Αλιπραντι, εδιτορσ, Παγχοσμιοποιηση και Συγξρονη Κοινϖνια, Ατηενσ, Ετηνικο Κεντρο Κοινονικον Ερευνον 2003. (‘Realism, Complexity, Structure: In Search of Ontological Depth’, in Roi Panagiotopoulou, Sokratis Koniordos, and Laoura Maratou-Alipranti, editors, Globalisation and Contemporary Society, Athens, Ethniko Kentro Koinonikon Ereynon, 2003.) ISBN: 9789607093844, Info

  • General Introduction, in J. Scott, ed., Social Networks: Critical Concepts in Sociology, Four Volumes, London, Routledge, 2002, ISBN: 9780415251075

  • Social Networks: Critical Concepts. Four Volumes, editor, London, R

  • Social Class and Stratification in Late Modernity, Acta Sociologica, 45, 1, 2002, 33-35, https://www.jstor.org/stable/4194906. Reprinted in D. Inglis and J. Bone, eds, Social Stratification, London, Routledge, 2006, ISBN: 9780415361330

  • If Class is Dead, Why Won't It Lie Down? In M. Kohli and A. Woodhead, eds, Inclusions and Exclusions in European Societies, London, Routledge, 2001, https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203167366

  • Where Is Social Structure?, in J. López and G. Potter, eds, After Postmodernism, London, Athlone Press, 2001, Info

  • Status and Role: Structural Aspects, in N J Smelser and P B Baltes, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Oxford, Pergamon, 2001, 15095-98, https://doi.org/10.1016/B0-08-043076-7/01972-0. Revised version in Second Edition, ed., James D Wright, Oxford, Wiley, 2015, 435-439, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.32151-1

  • Power. Cambridge, Polity Press, 2001. Polish translation: Władza, Warszawa, Wydawnictwo SIC, 2006.

  • Introduction: The State of Class Analysis (with R. Crompton), in R. Crompton et al., (editors) Renewing Class Analysis, Sociological Review Monograph, Sociological Review, 47, 2s, Oxford, 2000, https://doi.org/10.1111%2Fj.1467-954X.1999.tb03492.x

  • Renewing Class Analysis. Sociological Review Monograph, editor with R. Crompton, F. Devine, and M. Savage, Oxford, Blackwell Publishers, 2000

  • Social Structure, with José López,  Buckingham, Open University Press, 2000. Chinese translation: 社结构, (Shèhuì jiégòu), Jilin Publishing House, 2007

  • Erik Bihagen: The Significance of Class, Sociologisk Forskning, 37, 3/4, 2000, https://www.jstor.org/stable/20850440

  • Rational Choice Theory, in G. Browning, A. Halcli, N. Hewlett, and F. Webster, eds, Understanding Contemporary Society: Theories of The Present, London, Sage Publications, 2000, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446218310.n9

  • 企業体制の国際比較 (Kigyō taisei no kokusai hikaku; Corporate Business Management in Comparative Perspective), in M. Nakata and T. Uetake, eds, T. Uetake, and M. Nakata, 現代企業の所有. 支配.管理 (Gendai Kigyo no Shoyu, Shihai, Kanri; Ownership, Control, and Management of Modern Corporations), Kyoto, Minerva Shobo, 1999, ISBN: 978-4623029952. Info in Japanese and English

  • Sociology. (With James Fulcher). Together with Sociology: Workbook Material For Teachers and Students (with S. Langham and J. Fulcher), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999. Second Edition 2003. Third Edition 2007. Fourth Edition 2011.

  • Class and Stratification, in G. Payne, ed , Social Divisions, London, Macmillan, 1999. Revised and updated version in Second Edition, London, Palgrave, 2006. Further revised version in Third Edition, London, Palgrave, 2013, Info. Further revised version in Fourth edition (with Eric Harrison), Bristol, Policy Press, 2020.

  • Studying Power, in K. Nash and A. Scott, eds, Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1999 Revised version in Second Edition, Oxford, Blackwell, 2013, 82-91, https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470696071.ch8

  • Social Class: Uses and Abuses, Sociology Review, 7, 4, 1998, ISBN: 9781471800986

  • Relationism, Cubism, and Reality: Beyond Relativism, in T. May and M. Williams, eds, Knowing The Social World, Buckingham, Open University Press, 1998, info 

  • Poverty and Wealth, (extract from book Poverty and Wealth),  in W. Kidd et al., ed., Readings in Sociology, Oxford, Heinemann Educational Publications, 1998. 

  • Measuring Wealth and Poverty, (extract from book Poverty and Wealth), in I. Marsh, ed., Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology, Harlow, Addison Wesley Longman, 1998.

  • Who Rules Britain?, (extract from Who Rules Britain?), in W. Kidd et al., ed., Readings in Sociology, Oxford, Heinemann Educational Publications, 1998. 

  • 階級論の現在―イギリスと日本. With Masao Watanabe and John Westergaard, Tokyo, Harvest Press, 1998 (Kaikyu genron no genzai igirisu to Nihon — Debates on Class in Contemporary Britain and Japan).

  • Corporate Business and Capitalist Classes. (Completely re-written third edition of Corporations, Classes and Capitalism), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1997.

  • A Tool Kit For Social Network Analysis, Acta Sociologica, 39, 1996, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F000169939603900205

  • Social Networks, in A. Kuper and J. Kuper, eds, The Social Science Encyclopaedia, Second Edition, London, Routledge, 1996, https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203425695. Revised version in Third Edition, London, Routledge, 2004, ISBN: 9780415476355

  • The Attenuation of Class Analysis: Some Comments on G. Marshall, S. Roberts and C. Burgoyne, 'Social Class and the Underclass in Britain in the USA', with L. Morris, British Journal of Sociology, 47, 1, 1996, DOI: 10.2307/591115

  • Comment on Goldthorpe, British Journal of Sociology, 47, 1996, 507-512, DOI: 10.2307/591366

  • Patterns of Capitalist Development, in D. Lee and B. Turner, eds, Conflicts about Class, Harlow, Longman, 1996, https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315842691

  • General Commentary, in J. Scott ed., Class. Critical Concepts in Sociology, Volume 1, London, Routledge, 1996, ISBN: 9780415132961

  • Class. Critical Concepts in Sociology. Four Volumes, editor, London, Routledge, 1996

  • Stratification and Power: Structures of Class, Status and Domination. Cambridge, Polity Press, 1996

  • Les élites dans la sociologie Anglo-Saxonne, in E. Suleiman and H. Mendras, Le recrutement des élites en Europe, Paris, Editions La Découverte, 1995, pp. 9-17, info 

  • La transformation des élites industrielles Britanniques: Un capitalisme Libéral, organisé, désorganisé, in E. Suleiman and H. Mendras, Le recrutement des élites en Europe, Paris, Editions La Découverte, 1995, pp. 113-127, info 

  • Social Network Analysis, in Sosiologi Mellomfag UiB, SM1: Sosiologisk Analyse, No 2 Texts of Giddens Granovetter, Scott, Törnqvist and Carle, Oslo, Pensuitjeneste, 1995

  • Sociological Theory. Contemporary Debates. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1995. Second Edition, 2012

  • Social Stratification, in M. Haralambos, Ed., Developments in Sociology, Causeway Press, 1994

  • Poverty and Wealth: Citizenship, Deprivation and Privilege, Harlow, Longman, 1994. Extract as ‘Poverty and Wealth’ in W. Kidd et al., ed., Readings in Sociology, Oxford, Heinemann Educational Publications, 1998. Extract as ‘Measuring Wealth and Poverty’, in I. Marsh, ed., Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology, Harlow, Addison Wesley Longman, 1998.

  • Class Analysis: Back to the Future, Sociology, 28, 3, 1994, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0038038594028004008.  Reprinted in D. Lee and B. Turner, eds, Conflicts about Class, Harlow, Longman, 1996, https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315842691

  • General Commentary, in J. Scott ed , Power. Critical Concepts in Sociology, Volume 1, London, Routledge, 1994, ISBN: 9780415079389

  • Power: Critical Concepts, editor, Three Volumes, editor, London, Routledge, 1994

  • Industrialism, Modernity and Revolution, in D. Morgan and L. Stanley, eds, Debates in Sociology, Manchester University Press, 1993

  • Wealth and Privilege, in Adrian Sinfield, Ed., Poverty, Inequality and Justice, New Waverley Papers: Social Policy Series No 6, Edinburgh University, 1993, pp 19-28

  • Corporate Groups and Network Structure, in J. McCahery, S. Picciotto and C. Scott, Corporate Control and Accountability, Oxford University Press, 1993, pp 291-304, ISBN: 9780198259909 

  • 企業と管理の国際比較―英米型と日本型. With M. Nakata and H. Hasegawa, Tokyo, Chuo Keizaisha, 1993. (Kigyo to kanri no kokusai hikaku — An International Study of Enterprise and Administration: Anglo-American Type and Japanese Type)

  • Reviewing Sociology, with J. Williams, T. Lawson, and H. Westergaard, Harper Collins, 1993.

  • Social Network Packages, in Bulletin de Methodologie Sociologique, 36, 1992, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F075910639203600109

  • Corporate Interlocks and Social Network Analysis, Occasional Papers, Number 8, University of Hong Kong, 1992

  • In Search Of Wealth and Power, Discussion Papers in Sociology, University of Leicester, 1992 (Inaugural Lecture)

  • Managerial Revolution, in T. B. Bottomore and W. Outhwaite, Dictionary of Twentieth Century Social Thought, Oxford, Blackwell, 1992

  • Citizenship and Privilege, Discussion Papers in Sociology, University of Leicester, 1992

  • The Old Boy Network, (extract from Who Rules Britain?), in A. Giddens, ed., Human Societies, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1992.  

  • Social Network Analysis. A Handbook. London and Beverley Hills, Sage Publications, 1992. Italian translation: L’Analisi Delle Reti Sociali, Roma, La Nuova Italia Scientifica, 1997. Second Edition, Sage Publications, 2000. Chinese translation of Second edition: 社网分法, Chongqing, Chongqing University Press, 2007. Third Edition, Sage Publications, 2013. Chinese translation of Third edition as 社会网络分析法(英文第3版) (Chongqing University Press, 2-16). Fourth Edition, Sage Publications, 2017.

  • Networks of Corporate Power: A Comparative Assessment, Annual Review of Sociology, 17, 1991, 181-203, https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.so.17.080191.001145. Reprinted in C. Hardy, ed., Power and Politics in Organizations International Library of Management Aldershot: Dartmouth Publishing, 1995

  • Methods of Network Analysis, (Extended Review), Sociological Review, 39, 1, 1991, 155-163, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-954X.1991.tb02974.x

  • Social Stratification, in M. Haralambos, Ed., Developments in Sociology, Causeway Press, 1991

  • Who Rules Britain?. Cambridge, Polity Press, 1991, reprinted 1992.  Extract as ‘Britain: Ruling Class, Power Elite or Power Bloc?’, in M. O’Donnell, editor, New Introductory Reader in Sociology, Second Edition, London, Nelson, 1988, pp.182-195. Also in Third Edition, 1993. Extract as ‘The Old Boy Network’, in A. Giddens, ed., Human Societies, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1992.  Extract as ‘Who Rules Britain?’  in W. Kidd et al., ed., Readings in Sociology, Oxford, Heinemann Educational Publications, 1998. Extract as  'Is There Still a Ruling Class?  D. Inglis and J. Bone eds, Social Stratification London Routledge 2006, 118-152.

  • Occupation and Industry: The Booth Studies of London Trades, (Unfamiliar Sources for Family Historians, Part II), Family Tree Magazine, 6, 7, May, 1990

  • Poverty and Comfort: The Booth Studies of London Life, (Unfamiliar Sources for Family Historians, Part I), Family Tree Magazine, 6, 6, April, 1990

  • Corporate Control and Corporate Rule: Britain in an International Perspective, British Journal of Sociology, 41, 1990, 351-373, DOI: 10.2307/590963. Reprinted in W. R Scott, ed., Organizational Sociology International Library of Management Aldershot: Dartmouth Publishing, 1994

  • Documents in Social Research, Social Studies Review, 6, 1, 1990, ISBN: 9781471800986

  • A Matter of Record. Documentary Sources in Social Research, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1990.  Chapters 1 and 2 reprinted as ‘Social Research and Documentary Sources’ and ‘Assessing Documentary Sources’ in J. Scott, ed., Documentary Research, Volume 1, London, Sage, 2006.

  • Introduction, in J. Scott, ed., The Sociology of Elites, Volume III: Interlocking Directorships and Corporate Networks, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp ix-xvii

  • Introduction, in J. Scott, ed., The Sociology of Elites, Volume II: Critical Perspectives, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp ix-xvi

  • Introduction, in J Scott, ed., The Sociology of Elites. Volume I: The Study of Elites, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp ix-xiv

  • The Sociology of Elites.Three Volumes, editor, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, 1990

  • Shoyuteki rikensha no Konsuterashiyon otoshite no shihai, ['Control Through a Constellation of Interests: Notes Towards a Definition'], Mita Shogaku Kenkyu, 32, 2, 1989, pp 65-78

  • Ownership and Employer Control, Keynote Address to 10th Anniversary Conference, Chuo University Annual Bulletin, 1989

  • The Corporation and the Class Structure’, (extract from Corporations, Classes and Capitalism), in L. McDowell, P. Sarre, and C. Hamnett, eds., Divided Nation, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1989, pp.71-87.

  • Social Network Analysis: Trend Report, Sociology 22, 1, 1988, 109-127, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0038038588022001007

  • The City of London and British Industry, Bunkei Rongi [Studies in the Humanities: Humanities and Economics] 24, 1, 1988

  • Social Network Analysis and Intercorporate Relations, Hitotsubashi Journal of Business and Commerce, 23, 1, 1988

  • Kaisha o shihai suru mo no wa dare ka, (Who Rules the Corporations?), Rikkyo Keizaigaku Kenkyu 42, 2, 1988

  • Entrepreneurial Capital in Japan and Britain, Ritsumeikan Sangyoshakai Ronshu 27, 2, 1988

  • Intercorporate Structure in Western Europe. A Comparative Historical Analysis, in M. Mizruchi and M. Schwartz, eds, Intercorporate Relations: The Structural Analysis of Business, New York, Cambridge University Press, 1988, https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511570841.008

  • Individual and Social Connections: A Perspective from Q-Analysis, (with P. Cowley), in.. Fielding, ed., Actions and Structure. Research Methods and Social Theory, London, Sage, 1988, ISBN: 9780803981478

  • Ownership and Employer Control, in D. Gallie, Ed., Employment in Britain, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1988, pp 437-464

  • Britain: Ruling Class, Power Elite or Power Bloc?, (extract from Who Rules Britain?), in M. O’Donnell, Ed., New Introductory Reader in Sociology, Second Edition, London, Nelson, 1988, pp.182-195. Also in Third Edition, 1993. 

  • Women and Class Theory, Social Studies Review 3, 2, 1987, ISBN: 9781471800986

  • Intercorporate Structure in Britain, the United States, and Japan, Shoken Keizai 160, 1987. Reprinted in J. Scott, ed , The Sociology of Elites, Volume II, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp 307-320

  • City's Two Tories in Peril, [Election Report], (with John Benyon), Leicester Mercury, 3 June 1987, page 11

  • The Ownership and Control of Industry, Social Studies Review 1, 3, 1986, ISBN: 9781471800986

  • Does Britain Still Have A Ruling Class?, Social Studies Review 2, 1, 1986, ISBN: 9781471800986. Reprinted in M O'Donnell, editor, New Introductory Reader in Sociology, Second and Third Editions, 1988 and 1993, ISBN: 978-0174481409 

  • John Wynford Philipps: 1st Lord St Davids, in Dictionary of Business Biography, Volume 4, London, Butterworth, 1986

  • Capitalist Property and Financial Power. Brighton, Wheatsheaf, 1986. American edition, New York University Press. Japanese translation: 現企の配ぞ,(Gendai kigyo no shihai kozo), Kyoto, Zeimukeiri Kyokai, 1989. Chapter 3 reprinted as ‘Method and Measurement in the Study of Property’, in J. Scott, ed., Documentary Research, Volume 4, London, Sage, 2006.

  • Bank Spheres of Influence in the British Corporate Network, (with C Griff), in F. Stokman, R. Ziegler, and J. Scott was, Networks of Corporate Power, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1985. Reprinted in J Scott, eds, Social Networks: Critical Concepts in Sociology, Volume 3, London, Routledge, 2002. Japanese translation in F. Stokman, R. Ziegler, and J. Scott eds, Kigyo Kenryoku no Netowaku, Tokyo, Bunshindo, 1993.

  • Theoretical Framework and Research Design, in F. Stokman, R. Ziegler, and J. Scott eds, Networks of Corporate Power, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1985 Japanese translation in F. Stokman, R. Ziegler, and J. Scott eds, Kigyo Kenryoku no Netowaku, Tokyo, Bunshindo, 1993.

  • Networks of Corporate Power. Editor with F. Stokman and R. Zeigler, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1985. Japanese translation: 企権のツワク(Kigyo kenryoku no netowaku), Tokyo, Bunshindo, 1993.

  • The British Upper Class, in D Coates et al, eds, A Socialist Anatomy of Britain, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1985, ISBN: 0745600255

  • Ownership, Management and Strategic Control, in K Elliott and P Lawrence, editors, Introducing Management, Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1985

  • International Comparisons of Interlocks: A Report, Connections 7, 2-3, 1984, info 

  • Directors of Industry. With C. Griff, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1984. Japanese translation: 大業制支濃, (Dai kigyo taisei no shihai kozo), Tokyo, Horitsu Bunka Sha, 1987.

  • Recent Trends in the Scottish Economy, Scottish Government Yearbook, 1983, Edinburgh University, 1983

  • Property and Control: Remarks on the British Propertied Class, in A Giddens and G Mackenzie, eds, Social Class and the Division of Labour, Cambridge University Press, 1982, info 

  • The Upper Classes: Property and Privilege in Britain. London, Macmillan, 1982.

  • Families and Finance in Scottish Capital: The Question of Control, Scottish Trade Union Review, 13, 1981

  • Patterns of Ownership in Top Scottish Companies, (with Mike Hughes and John Mackenzie), Scottish Journal of Sociology, 1, 1, 1976 Reprinted in R Parsler, Ed., Capitalism, Class and Politics in Scotland, Farnborough, Gower, 1980

  • The Anatomy of Scottish Capital. With M. Hughes, London, Croom Helm, 1980. Canadian edition, McGill Queens.

  • Capital and Communication in Scottish Business, (with Mike Hughes) Sociology 14, 1, 1980, 29-47, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F003803858001400102. Reprinted in J Scott, ed., The Sociology of Elites, Volume III, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp 261-279

  • The Structure of Sociological Theory and Knowledge, (with Christopher Dandeker), Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 9, 3, 1979, 303-25, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-5914.1979.tb00432.x

  • Realist Sociology and the Critique of Empiricism, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 9, 3, 1979, 337-340, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F004839317900900306

  • Financial Control, Economy and Society, 8, 3, 1979, 375-380, https://doi.org/10.1080/03085147900000014

  • Corporations, Classes and Capitalism, London, Hutchinson, 1979. American edition, St Martins Press. Reprinted 1981. Completely revised Second Edition 1985. Japanese translation: 株会と代会, (Kabushiki kaisha to gendai shakai), Tokyo, Bunshindo, 1983. Extract from Second Edition as ‘The Corporation and the Class Structure’, in L. McDowell, P. Sarre, and C. Hamnett, eds., Divided Nation, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1989, pp.71- 87.

  • Structure and Configuration in Interlocking Directorships, Connections, 1, 2, 1978, Info

  • Critical Social Theory: An Introduction and Critique, British Journal of Sociology 29, 1, 1978, 1-21, https://www.jstor.org/stable/589216

  • Class Theory in the Melting Pot, State and Economy Newsletter, 3, 1978

  • Trends in Interlocking Directorships: International Comparisons, Acta Sociologica, 20, 3, 1977, 287-292, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F000169937702000304

  • Recent Approaches to the State', State and Economy Newsletter, 1, 1977

  • The Network Analysis of Company Directors, (with Mike Hughes), Quantitative Sociology Newsletter, 17, 1976

  • Sociological Theory in Britain, Sociology, 10, 1, 1976, 22-41, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F003803857601000102

  • Sociological Analysis and Historical Explanation, Sociological Analysis and Theory, 6, 1, 1976

  • Ownership and Control in a Satellite Economy: A Discusssion From Scottish Data, (with M. Hughes), Sociology, 10, 1, 1976, 21-42, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F00380385760100010. Reprinted in J Scott, ed , The Sociology of Elites, Volume II, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 1990, pp 286-306.

  • On the Classification and Synthesis of Sociological Knowledge, Jewish Journal of Sociology 18, 2, 1976, 155-164, Info

  • The Scottish Ruling Class: Problems of Analysis and Data, (with M. Hughes), in A. A. Maclaren, Ed., Social Class in Scotland: Past and Present, Edinburgh, John Donald, 1976, Info. Partly reprinted in E. Butterworth and D. Weir, eds, The New Sociology of Modern Britain, Glasgow, Fontana, 1984

  • The Mathematical Analysis of Interlocking Directorships: A Report, Quantitative Sociology Newsletter 15, 1975

  • Finance Capital and the Upper Class, (with M Hughes), in Gordon Brown, ed., The Red Paper on Scotland, Edinburgh University Student Publications Board, 1975, Info

  • Sociological Theorising and the Althusserian Ideal, Sociological Analysis and Theory, 4, 2, 1974

  • Theoretical Practice and the Sociology of Knowledge. a Reply to Paul Q. Hirst: Recent Tendencies in Sociological Theory, Economy and Society 2, 1, 1973, 126-129, https://doi.org/10.1080/03085147300000006

  • Reply to Sahay's Comments, Sociological Analysis 2, 3, 1973

  • Power and Authority: A Comment on Spencer and Martin, British Journal of Sociology 24, 1, 1973, 101-107, https://www.jstor.org/stable/588802. Reprinted in J Scott ed , Power, Volume 1, London, Routledge, 1993.

  • Some Conceptions of Social Status, New Sociology 1, 2, 1972

  • Max Weber: Wissenschaftslehre or Wissenssoziologie?, Sociological Analysis 2, 2, 1972