2014.The American Dream and the Power of Wealth: Choosing Schools and Inheriting Inequality in the Land of Opportunity – Second Edition, Routledge.
2006. The American Dream and the Power of Wealth: Choosing Schools and Inheriting Inequality in the Land of Opportunity, Routledge.
2010. Children and Youth Speak for Themselves, Volume 13 (Guest Editor for Special Volume), Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Emerald.
Chapters in Books
2016. “White Mama, Black Sons” in George Yancy, ed., Our Black Sons Matter: Mothers Talk about Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes, Rowman and Littlefield.
2007. “Schools: The Great Equalizer and the Key to the American Dream,” p. 271-285 in Jeanne Ballantine and Joan Spade, eds., Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, 3rd Edition, Pine Forge Press.
2005. “Family Assets and School Access: Race and Class in the Structuring of Educational Opportunity,” p. 112-127 in Michael Sherraden, ed., Inclusion in the American Dream: Assets, Poverty, and Public Policy, Oxford University Press (with Thomas M. Shapiro).
2005. “Race, Assets, and Choosing Schools: Current School Choices and the Future of Vouchers,” p. 244-262 in Amy Stuart Wells and Janice Petrovich, eds., Bringing Equity Back: Research for a New Era in American Educational Policy, Teachers College Press (with Thomas M. Shapiro).
2003. “Good Neighborhoods, Good Schools: Race and the ‘Good Choices’ of White Families,” p. 173-187 in Eduardo Bonilla-Silva and Woody Doane, eds., White Out: The Continuing Significance of Racism, Routledge (with Thomas M. Shapiro).
1999. “Violence in City Schools,” in Jack Levin, Sociological Snapshots: Seeing Social Structure and Change in Everyday Life, 3rd edition, Pine Forge Press (with Jack Levin).
Articles in Refereed Journals
2001. “From the Chicago School to the New Sociology of Children: The Sociology of Children and Childhood in the United States, 1920 – 1999,” p. 53-93 in Sandra L. Hofferth and Timothy J. Owens, eds., Advances in Life Course Research, vol. 6, Children at the Millenium: Where Have We Come From, Where Are We Going?, JAI Press.
1997. “Youth Violence and the Urban Public School Response,” Journal of Research in Education, volume 7, number 1 (with Jack Levin).
Other Scholarly Publications
1997. Book Review of “White By Law: The Legal Construction of Race,” by Ian F. Lopez, New York University Press, 1996, Bimonthly Review of Law Books, May-June.
1996. Urban Law and Public Policy Report: Youth Violence and the Urban Public School Response, Urban Law and Public Policy Institute, Northeastern University School of Law (with Jack Levin).