Articles and Book Chapters

“Responding to Roommate Troubles: Reconsidering Informal Dyadic Control.” Law & Society Review 42:483-512, 2008.

“Reflections on the Study of Informal Social Control. Sociologisk Forskning nr1-2006:71-76, 2006.

“Introduction.” Pp. 8-13 in Elijah Anderson, Scott N. Brooks, Raymond Gunn and Nikki Jones, eds., Being Here and Being There: Fieldwork Encounters and Ethnographic Discoveries. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 595. Sage Publications, 2004.

"Naturalistic Perspectives in Analyzing Field Data: Working with 'Key Incidents'." In Clive Seale, David Silverman, Jaber Gubrium and Giampetro Gobo, editors, Qualitative Research Practice. London: Sage Publications, 2003.

"Participant Observation and Fieldnotes" (with Rachel I. Fretz and Linda L. Shaw). Pp. 352-68 in Paul Atkinson, Amanda Coffey, Sara Delalmont, Lyn Lofland, John Lofland (eds.), Handbook of Ethnography. London: Sage Publications, 2001.

"Ethnomethodology and Ethnography" (with Melvin Pollner). Pp. 118-35 in Paul Atkinson, Amanda Coffey, Sara coming Delalmont, Lyn Lofland, John Lofland (eds.), Handbook of Ethnography. London: Sage Publications, 2001.

"Constructing Participant/Observer Relations." (with Melvin Pollner) Pp. 239-59 in Robert M. Emerson (ed.), Contemporary Field Reseach: Perspectives and Formulations. (Second Edition.) Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 2001.

"On Being Stalked." (with Kerry O. Ferris and Carol Brooks Gardner) Social Problems 45:289-314, 1998.
-- Reprinted in Bernadette H. Schell and Nellie Lanteigne (eds.), Stalking, Harassment and Murder in the Workplace. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 2000.
-- Reprinted in Mary Sue MacNealy and Mary Ellen Pitts (eds.), Genres in Writing: Rsearch and Synthesis across the Disciplines. Allyn and Bacon, forthcoming.

"Bus Troubles: Public Harassment and Public Transportation." (with Carol Brooks Gardner) Pp. 265-73 in Perspectives on Social Problems, Vol. 9. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1997.

"Fieldwork since Hughes: Continuities and Change." Pp. 35-45 in Actes de la "Journee Hughes". Centre de Recherches Sociologiques et Historiques sur l'Eduction, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, 1996.
-- French translation, "Le Travail de Terrain apres Hughes: Continuites et Changements," Societes Contemporaines, n. 27, pp. 39-48, July 1997.

"Constructing Serious Violence and Its Victims: Processing a Domestic Violence Restraining Order." Pp. 3-28 in Gale Miller and James A. Holstein (eds.), Perspectives on Social Problems: A Research Annual, Vol. 6. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1994.
-- Swedish translation in Malin Akerstrom (ed.), Kriminalitet, Kultur, Kontroll: En Antologi. Stockholm: Carlsson Bokforlag, 1996.
-- Reprinted in Gale Miller and James A. Holstein (eds.), Social Problems in Everyday Life: Studies of Social Problems Work. JAI Press, 1997.

"Doing Discipline: The Junior High School Scene." Pp. 260-72 in Mary Lorenz Dietz, Robert Prus, and William Shaffir (eds.), Doing Everyday Life: Ethnography as Human Lived Experience. Toronto: Copp Clark Longman, Ltd, 1994.

"Capital Trials and Representations of Violence." Law and Society Review 27:59-63, 1993.

"Difference and Dialogue: Members' Readings of Ethnographic Texts." (with Melvin Pollner) Pp. 79-98 in Gale Miller and James A. Holstein (eds.), Perspectives on Social Problems: A Research Annual, Vol. 3. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1992.
-- Reprinted in Darin Weinberg (ed.), Qualitative Research Methods. Blackwell Publishers. 2001.

"Disputes in Public Bureaucracies." Pp. 3-29 in Susan S. Silbey and Austin Sarat (eds.), Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol. 12, Part A. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1992.

"Organizational Horizons in Complaint-Filing." (with Blair Paley) Pp. 231-47 in Keith Hawkins (ed.), The Uses of Discretion. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1992.

"Case Processing and Interorganizational Knowledge: Detecting the `Real Reasons' for Referrals." Social Problems 38:198-212, 1991.

"Tenability and Troubles: The Construction of Accommodative Relations by Psychiatric Emergency Teams." Pp. 215-237 in Gale Miller and James A. Holstein (eds.), Perspectives on Social Problems: A Research Annual. Vol. 1. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1989.

"On the Use of Members' Responses to Researchers' Accounts." (with Melvin Pollner) Human Organization 47(3):189-98, 1988.

"Four Ways to Improve the Craft of Fieldwork." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 16(1):69-89, 1987.

"Holistic Effects in Social Control Decision-Making." Law and Society Review 17:425-55, 1983.
-- Reprinted in: Richard Abel (ed.), The Best of Law and Society Review. New York: New York University Press, 1995.

"Dynamics of Inclusion and Distance in Fieldwork Relations." (with Melvin Pollner) Pp. 235-52 in R. M. Emerson (ed.), Contemporary Field Research: A Collection of Readings. Boston, MA: Little Brown, 1983.

"The Micro-Politics of Trouble in a Psychiatric Board and Care Facility." (with E. Burke Rochford, and Linda L. Shaw) Urban Life 12:349-67, 1983.

"Trouble and the Politics of Contemporary Social Control Institutions." (with Carol A. B. Warren) Urban Life 12:243-47, 1983.

"Enterprise and Economics in Board and Care." (with E. Burke Rochford, and Linda L. Shaw) American Behavioral Scientist 24 (6):771-85, 1981.

"On Last Resorts." American Journal of Sociology 87 (1):1-22, 1981.

"Observational Field Work." Annual Review of Sociology 7:351-78, 1981.

"Policies and Practices of Psychiatric Case Selection." (with Melvin Pollner) Sociology of Work and Occupations 5 (1):75-96, 1978.

"The Micro-Politics of Trouble." (with Sheldon L. Messinger) Social Problems 25 (2):121-34, 1977.
-- Reprinted in Oscar Grusky and Melvin Pollner (eds.), The Sociology of Mental Illness: A Book of Readings. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1981.
-- Reprinted in Ken Plummer (ed.), Symbolic Interactionism, Volume II -- Contemporary Issues. London: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1991.

"Dirty Work Designations: Their Features and Consequences in a Psychiatric Setting." (with Melvin Pollner) Social Problems 23 (3):243-54, 1976.
-- Reprinted in: Hiasaura Rubenstein and Mary Henry Bloch (eds.), Things That Matter: Influences on Helping Relationships. New York: MacMillan, 1982.

"Role Determinants in Juvenile Court." Chapter 16 in Daniel Glaser (ed.), Handbook of Criminology. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1974.
Reprinted in: Barry C. Feld (ed.), Readings in Juvenile Justice Administration. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).