Weber, Passion and Profits: 'The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism' in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008 and 2011.

Winner of the 2010 Stephen Crook Memorial Prize of The Sociological Association of Australia, awarded to 'the best monograph within the discipline of Sociology published over the previous three years'.


[Reviews: Canadian Journal of Sociology, 34(3), 2009; Contemporary Sociology, 38 (6), 2009; International Review of Social History, 55(2), 2010].


Emotion, Social Theory, and Social Structure: A Macrosociological Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1998 and 2001.

[Reviews: Journal of Sociology, 34(3), 1998; Contemporary Sociology, 28(1), 1999; American Journal of Sociology, 104(5), 1999; Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 562, 1999]. [Translations: Portuguese 2000; Korean 2007; also available as a CUP eBook].


Citizenship: Rights, Struggle and Class Inequality. London: Open University Press; Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1988.

[Reviews: Contemporary Sociology, 20(1), 1991; The Times Higher Education Supplement, Oct 20, 1989;Political Studies, 38(1), 1990; Sociological Review, 38(2), 1990; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 26(2), 1990; Work, Employment and Society, 15(2), 1991]. [Translations: Portuguese 1989; Italian 1992; Spanish 1995; Romanian 1998].


Marx's Construction of Social Theory. London and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 1983.

[Reviews: Contemporary Sociology, 13(6), 1984; Sociology, 18(1), 1984; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 22(1), 1986; Politics, 21(1), 1986].



Religion and the State: A Comparative Sociology, edited by Jack Barbalet, Adam Possamai and Bryan Turner. London Anthem Press, 2011

Emotions and Sociology, edited by Jack Barbalet. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing (Sociological Review Monograph Series). 2002.

[Reviews: Contemporary Sociology, 33(3), 2004]