Books and monographs
Supply and Desire: Sexuality and the Sex Industry in the 21st Century, Discussion Paper No. 61, London: Institute of Economic Affairs, August 2015. Also available on IEA website www.iea.org.uk
The New Rules: Internet Dating, Playfairs, and Erotic Power, London: Gibson Square, September 2012.
Erotic Capital: The Power of Attraction in the Boardroom and the Bedroom, New York: Basic Books, September 2011.
Erotisches Kapital. Das Geheimnis Erfolgreicher Menschen, Frankfurt:: Campus Verlag, 2011.
Honey Money: The Power of Erotic Capital, London: Allen Lane, September 2011. Translated and published (under the title Erotic Capital) in 2012-13 in Spain, Italy, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China.
Feminist Myths and Magic Medicine, London: Centre for Policy Studies, 2011. Available on CPS website www.cps.org.uk.
Little Britons: Financing Childcare Choice, London: Policy Exchange, 2008 (with Karen Bradley, Emily Price and Louisa Mitchell).
Modelos de Familia en las Sociedades Modernas: Ideales y Realidades, Madrid: Centro de Investigaciónes Sociológicas, 2005.
Key Issues in Women’s Work: Female Diversity and the Polarisation of Women’s Employment, 2nd edition, London: Glasshouse Press, September 2004.
Models of the Family in Modern Societies: Ideals and Realities, Aldershot: Ashgate, June 2003.
Work-Lifestyle Choices in the 21st Century: Preference Theory, Oxford University Press, November 2000. With a Preface by Anthony Giddens.
Research Design: Successful Designs for Social and Economic Research, 2nd edition, London: Routledge, May 2000.
Social Change and Innovation in the Labour Market: Evidence from the Census SARs on Occupational Segregation and Labour Mobility, Part-Time Work and Student Jobs, Homework and Self-Employment, Oxford: Oxford University Press, March 1998.
Between Equalization and Marginalization: Women Working Part-Time in Europe and the USA, editor (with H-P Blossfeld), Oxford: Oxford University Press, August 1997.
Key Issues in Women’s Work: Female Heterogeneity and the Polarisation of Women’s Employment, London: Continuum Press, April 1996.
Research Design: Strategies and Choices in the Design of Social Research, London: Allen & Unwin, 1987. Reprinted by Routledge 1992, 1994, 1997.
Home-Based Work in Britain: A Report on the 1981 National Homeworking Survey and the DE Research Programme on Homework, Research Paper No. 60, London: Department of Employment, 1987.
Employers’ Use of Outwork: A Study using the 1980 Workplace Industrial Relations Survey and the 1981 National Survey of Homeworking, Research Paper No. 44, London: Department of Employment, 1985. Reprinted 1986.
Secondary Analysis in Social Research: A Guide to Data Sources and Methods with Examples, London: Allen & Unwin/Unwin Hyman, 1982. With Preface by Michael Posner, Chairman of the SSRC.
Labour Force and Income Statistics, Textbook for course D291: Statistical Sources, Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1982. (with W R Hawes)
Homeworking in Wages Council Industries: A Study of Pay and Earnings based on Wages Inspectorate Records, Research Paper No. 37, London: Department of Employment, 1982.
Occupational Segregation: A Comparative Study of Britain, the United States and Other Countries, Research Paper No. 9, London: Department of Employment, 1979. Reprinted 1982 and 1987.