1. 1985 A Day Nursery’s Visit to a Japanese Buddhist Temple: Varying Interpretations, Cambridge Anthropology, 10, 71-4.
2. 1986 A Sports Day in Suburban Japan: Leisure, artificial Communities and the Creation of Local Sentiments, in J. Hendry and J. Webber (eds.): Interpreting Japanese Society: Anthropological Approaches. JASO Occasional Papers Number 5, Oxford, 211-25.
3. 1990 Contrasts and Comparisons in the Analysis of Conflict Management in Japan: An Introduction to the Papers, in S.N. Eisenstadt and E. Ben-Ari (eds.): Japanese Models of Conflict Resolution, London: Kegan Paul International. 3-11.
4. 1990 Ritual Strikes, Ceremonial Slowdowns: Some Thoughts on the Management of Conflict in Large Japanese Enterprises, in S.N. Eisenstadt and E. Ben-Ari (eds.) Japanese Models of Conflict Resolution, London: Kegan Paul International. 95-123.
5. 1990 Many Voices, Partial Worlds: On Some Conventions and Innovations in the Ethnographic Portrayal of Japan, in E. Ben-Ari, B. Moeran, and J. Valentine (eds.): Unwrapping Japan, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 140-62.
6. 1990 Wrapping-up: Some General Implications, in E. Ben-Ari, B. Moeran and J. Valentine (eds.): Unwrapping Japan, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 221-34.
7. 2008 The Japanese Self-Defense Forces: Normalization, Society and Politics. Kokusai Anzen Hosho 35(3): 73-94. (in Japanese).
8. 1993 Sake and ‘Spare Time’: Management and Imbibement in Japanese Business Firms, Papers in Japanese Studies No. 18, National University of Singapore: Department of Japanese Studies.
9. 1997 Japanese Childcare: An Interpretive Study of Culture and Organization. London: Kegan Paul International.
10. 1997 Body Projects in Japanese Childcare: Culture, Organization and Emotions in a Preschool. London: Curzon.
11. 1992 Review of Roman Cybriwsky: Tokyo: The Changing Profile of an Urban Giant, Urban Studies.
12. 1993 Review of Lydia Yu-Jose: Japan Views the Philippines, J-ASEAN
13. 1993 Review of Takie S. Lebra: Japanese Social Organization, American Ethnologist.
14. 1993 Review of Harumi Befu and Josef Kreiner (eds.): Othernesses of Japan: Historical and Cultural Influences on Japanese Studies in Ten Countries, Monumenta Nipponica.
15. 1993 Review of Nancy Rosenberger (ed.): Japanese Sense of Self, J-ASEAN 16. 1994 Review of Michael Ashkenazi: Matsuri: Festivals of a Japanese Town. Man.
16. 1996 Review of Marilyn Ivy: Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan, Monumenta Nipponica.
17. 1996 Review of Ben-Ami Shillony: Traditional Japan: Culture and History. Yediot Aharonot. (Hebrew)
18. 1995 Contested Identities and Models of Action in Japanese Discourses of Place-Making: An Interpretive Study Anthropological Quarterly 68(4): 203-18.
Republished in Joy Hendry (ed.): Interpreting Japanese Society: Anthropological Approaches. Pp. 68-87. Revised Edition. London: Routledge. 1998.
19. 1995 Forms of Quality? Documentation, Standardization and Discipline in a Japanese Day- Care Center. Education and Society 12(2): 3-20.
Also appears in J. Zajda, K. Bacchus and N. Kach (eds.): Excellence and Quality in Education. Melbourne: James Nicholas Publishers, 1995..
20. 1992 Review of Tomoko Hamada: American Enterprise in Japan, Administrative Science Quarterly
21. 1996 From Mothering to Othering: Culture, Organization and Nap Time in a Japanese Preschool, Ethos 24(1): 136-64.
appears in abridged form in German in Minikomi 2/1997 4-11 (Akademischer Arbeitskries Japan, Osterrieichische Japan-Gesellschaft fur Wissenschaft und Kunst)..
22. 1998 Review of Yoshio Sugimoto: An Introduction to Japanese Society. Journal of Japanese Studies.
23. 1997 Review Essay: Samurai, Violence and State-Making: The Development of the Military and Militarism in Japan. Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scientists 29(2): 61-72.
24. 1998 Review of Pamela J. Asquith and Arne Kalland (eds.): Japanese Images of Nature: Cultural Perspectives. Ethnos.
25. 1998 Review of Karl Friday and Seki Humitake: Legacies of the Sword: The Kashima- Shinryu and Samurai Martial Culture. Pacific Affairs.
26. 1999 Review of Karen Smyers: The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Inari Worship. American Ethnologist.
27. 1997 Review of Hideko Tamura Snider: One Sunny Day: A Child’s Memories of Hiroshima. Pacific Affairs.
28. 1994 Caretaking With a Pen? Documentation, Classification and ‘Normal’ Development in a Japanese Day-Care Center. International Journal of Modern Sociology 24(2): 31-48..
29. Review of John Singleton: Learning in Likely Places: Varieties of Apprenticeship in Japan. Monumenta Nipponica.
30. 2001 Review of Scott Schnell: The Rousing Drum: Ritual Practice in a Japanese Community. Pacific Affairs.
31. 2001 Review of Brian J. McVeigh: Wearing Ideology: State, Schooling and Self-Presentation in Japan. Journal of Japanese Studies.
32. 2001 Review of E. Herbert Norman: Japan’s Emergence as a Modern State: Political and Economic Problems of the Meiji State. Pacific Affairs.
33.2002 Review of Shoko Yoneyama: The Japanese High School. Pacific Affairs.
34. 2002 Review of Hikaru Suzuki: The Price of Death: The Funeral Industry in Contemporary Japan. Monumenta Nipponica.
35. 2002 Review of Tadao Umesao, Takeshi Fujitani, and Eisei Kurimoto (eds): Japanese Civilization in the Modern World: XVI Nation-State and Empire, and Tadao Umesao, Angus Lockyer, and Kenji Yoshida (eds): Japanese Civilization in the Modern World. Social Anthropology.
37. 2003 Review of Susan D. Holloway: Contested Childhood: Diversity and Change in Japanese Preschools. Journal of Asian Studies.
38. 2003 Review of Alfred W. Crosby: Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History. Social Anthropology.
39. 2003 Review of Thomas Schrijvers. The GI War Against Japan: American Soldiers in Asia and the Pacific During World War II. H-Japan.
42. 2005. Review of John Knight: Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations. Social Anthropology.
43. 2002 State, Standardization and ‘Normal’ Children: An Anthropological Study of Preschool. In Roger Goodman (ed.): Family and Social Policy in Japan: Anthropological Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 111-30.
44. 2006 Review of Takami Kuwayama: Native Anthropology: The Japanese Challenge to Western Academic Hegemony. Asian Anthropology.
45. 2006 Review of Nobuko Adachi: Japanese Diasporas: Unsung Pasts, Conflicting Presents, and Uncertain Futures. The Journal of Japanese Studies.
46. 1990 (with B. Moeran and J. Valentine) Unwrapping Japan, Manchester: Manchester University Press; Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
47. 1990 (with S.N. Eisenstadt) Japanese Models of Conflict Resolution, London: Kegan Paul International. )
48. 2005 Formal Caring Alternatives: Kindergartens and Day-Care Centers. In Jennifer Robertson (ed.): A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan. Oxford:8. Blackwell Publishers. Pp. 247-60.
49. 2003 The Japanese in Singapore: The Dynamics of an Expatriate Community. In Roger Goodman, Ceri Peach, Ayumi Takenaka and Paul White.. (eds.)9. Global Japan: The Experience of Japan’s New Immigrants and Overseas Communities. London: RoutledgeCurzon. Pp. 116-30.
Appears in Japanese in N. Iwasaki, C. Peach, T. Miyajima, R. Goodman and K. Yui (eds.) Kaigai no Nipponjin, Nippon no Naka no Gaikokujin. Kyoto: Showa-Do.
50. 2003 Sake and “Spare Time”: Culture, Organization, and Drinking in Japanese Business Firms. In Teigo Yoshida, Tadao Umesao and Paul Schalow (eds.): Modern Japanese Civilization and Alcoholic Beverages. Senri Ethnological Studies – Japanese Civilization in the Modern World XV. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology. Pp. 89-100.