2008. (Ed). The Kurdistan Region: Invest in the future. an official publication of the kurdistan regional government (London & Washington, D.C.: Newsdesk Publications)
2008 in press (with John McGarry) Understanding Northern Ireland: colonialism, control and consociation. (London: Routledge)
2007 (with Marianne Heiberg and John Tirman (eds.) Terror, Insurgency and the State: Ending Protracted Conflicts (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press), pp. 499.
2005 (with John McGarry and Khaled Salih) (eds.) The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press), pp. 355.
2004. (with John McGarry) The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 434.
2001. (with Ian S. Lustick and Tom Callaghy) editors. Right-Sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 429.
1999. (with John McGarry). Policing Northern Ireland: Proposals for a New Start. pp. 146 (Belfast: Blackstaff Press).
1996 / 1993. (with John McGarry). The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland. London & Atlantic Heights, N.J.: Athlone, pp 358. Second and updated edition: 1996. [Short-listed for the Ewart-Biggs Memorial prize 1994, and commended by the judges].
1995. (with John McGarry). Explaining Northern Ireland: Broken Images. Oxford, England, Cambridge, Mass: Basil Blackwell, pp. 533. Reprinted twice. 2nd edition under preparation.
1995. (with John McGarry), editors. State of Truce: Northern Ireland after Twenty-Five Years of War. Special Issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies. 18, 4, pp. 166.
1993. (with Tom Lyne, Jim Marshall, and Bob Rowthorn). Northern Ireland: Sharing Authority. London: Institute of Public Policy Research, pp.155.
1993. (with John McGarry), editors. The Politics of Ethnic Conflict Regulation: Case Studies of Protracted Ethnic Conflicts. London & New York: Routledge, pp. 321.
1990. (with Patrick Dunleavy and R.A.W. Rhodes), editors. Prime Minister, Cabinet, and Core Executive. Public Administration. 68, 1, pp. 140.
1990. (with) John McGarry, editors. The Future of Northern Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 376. Foreword by Arend Lijphart.
1990. editor. Jack Watson's World History Since 1945. London: John Murray, pp. 545.
1989. The Asiatic Mode of Production: Oriental Despotism, Historical Materialism, and Indian History. Oxford and New York: Basil Blackwell, pp. 394. Foreword by Ernest Gellner. [Selected as one of 202 central works of sociology in the 20th century in the digest Schlüsselwerke der Soziologie, eds. S. Papcke & G.W. Oesterdiekhoff (eds.) (Berlin: Westdesutscher Verlag, 2001, pp. 372-4)]
1987. (with Patrick Dunleavy). Theories of the State: The Politics of Liberal Democracy. London and New York: Macmillan and Meredith Press, pp. 382. Reprinted 8 times. [Chinese Translation, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Romanian and Arabic translations].
Books in preparation/under contract
(with John McGarry) Explaining Northern Ireland 2nd edition, 2009 (Blackwell)
(with John McGarry). How States Manage Nations, (project funded by USIP).
The Belfast Agreement: The Second Peace by Ordeal (Oxford University Press).
National Self-Determination (Oxford University Press).
Articles in Journals
in press. (with John McGarry): “Must Pluri-National Federations Fail?, Ethnopolitics.
2007. ‘Analyzing Partition: Definition and Explanation,’ Political Geography 26 (8): 886-908
2007. (with John McGarry) ‘Iraq’s Constitution of 2005: Liberal Consociation as Political Prescription’, International Journal of Constitutional Law 5 (4): 670-98. Special Issue, ‘Constitutionalism in Divided Societies’ (Sujit Choudhry, guest editor).
2007. ‘Iraq’s Future 101. The Failings of the Baker-Hamilton Report’, Strategic Insights VI, (2 (March)). , also ‘On the Baker-Hamilton Report’, Democratiya, 8, Spring, 2007,