Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions  (2nd edition 2019, W. W. Norton and Co.) with Lisa Wade

Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives (2013, NYU Press) edited with Aili Tripp and Christina Ewig.

Varieties of Feminism: German Gender Politics In Global Perspective (2012, Stanford University Press) German translation also available  Feminismen: die deutsche Frauenbewegung in globaler Perspektive (Campus, 2018)

Global Feminism: Transnational Women’s Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights (2006, New York University Press) edited with Aili Mari Tripp

Shaping Abortion Discourse: Democracy and the Public Sphere in Germany and the United States (2001, Cambridge University Press) with William Anthony Gamson, Jürgen Gerhards, and Dieter Rucht (Additional methodological information and datasets.)

Controversy and Coalition: The New Feminist Movement Across Four Decades of Change(2000, Routledge) with Beth Hess

Revisioning Gender (1998, Alta Mira Press) edited with Judith Lorber and Beth Hess