The Art of the Gut: Manhood, Power, and Ethics in Japanese Politics (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Bicycle Citizenship: The Political World of the Japanese Housewife (Berkeley: University of California, 1999), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 1999.
“The Politics of Gender in Japan.” In Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society. Edited by Theodore and Victoria Bestor. Routledge, forthcoming, March 2010. (Invited.)
“About Teaching to Spite the Body.” In Ruptured Selves, Resisting Bodies: Feminist Activism in the Academy. Edited by Ellen Mayock and Domnica Radulescu.
McFarland, forthcoming, 2010. (Invited.)
“The Potential and Limits of Anti-Party Electoral Movements in Japanese Local Politics.” In Democratic Reform in Japan: Assessing the Impact. Edited by Gill Steel and Sherry Martin. Lynne Reiner Publishers, 2008. (Peer reviewed.)
“Seeking the Empire of Women with Tom Wolfe.” Shenandoah, 57: 1 (Spring 2007), 148 - 165. (Invited.)
“Why Women are Representing Men in a Japanese Town Assembly: A Little Tale About Gender Politics.” Kokusai jendā gakkai shi [Japanese Journal of the International Society for Gender Studies]. 2 (2004), 35 – 70. (Peer reviewed.)
“Reconceiving Community: Pedaling and Peddling Democracy Among Japanese Housewives.” In Social Structures, Social Capital, and Personal Freedom, ed. Peter Lawler and Dale McConkey (Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2000), 31 – 42. (Peer reviewed.)
“What Every Political Scientist Should Know About Housewives: Notes from the Japanese Case.” The Journal of Pacific Asia, 5 (Spring 1999). [In both Japanese and English.] (Invited.)
Translation from the Japanese. Osawa Mari, “Will the Japanese-Style System Change? Employment, Gender and the Welfare State,” The Journal of Pacific Asia (1996: 3) [Published by the Committee for Research on Pacific Asia, Rikkyo University, Faculty of Law and Politics]. (Invited.)
“Politics in Japan: The Art of Connection,” Mangajin: Japanese Pop Culture and Language Learning (September 1996), 12-15. (Invited.)
“Nihon no toshi ni okeru shufu no seiji ishiki to seiji gaku no arikata, (The Political Consciousness of Urban Japanese Housewives and the Nature of Political Science)” Seigakuin daigaku soogoo kenkyuujo newsletter [Newsletter of the General Research Center of Seigakuin University] (January 1996). (Invited lecture text.)
"Conference Committees: The Congressional Context," Canadian Parliamentary Review, Autumn 1991, Vol. 14, No. 3, 24-28. September 2, 1990.
See CV for full publications list.