Edles, Laura Desfor and Scott Appelrouth. 2014. Sociological Theory in the Classical Era, 3rd ed. Sage/Pine Forge Press (1st ed. 2004; 2nd ed. 2010).
Edles, Laura Desfor. 2013. “Contemporary Progressive Christianity and its Symbolic Ramifications.” Cultural Sociology 7(1):1-22.
Back, Les and Andy Bennett, Laura Desfor Edles, Margaret Gibson, David Inglis, Ron Jacobs, and Ian Woodward. 2012. Cultural Sociology: An Introduction. Wiley-Blackwell.
Appelrouth, Scott and Laura Desfor Edles. 2012. Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory, 2nd ed. Sage/Pine Forge Press (1st ed. 2008).
Scott Appelrouth and Laura Desfor Edles. 2011. Sociological Theory in the Contemporary Era, Sage/Pine Forge (1st ed. 2007).
Alexander, Jeffrey, Ken Thompson, and Laura Desfor Edles. 2008. A Contemporary Introduction to Sociology: A Cultural Approach, 2nd ed.. Paradigm Publishers.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 2004. “Rethinking ‘Race’, ‘Ethnicity’ and ‘Culture’ in Hawaii”, Ethnic and Racial Studies 7(1): 37-68.
Edles, Laura Desfor, 2002. Cultural Sociology in Practice. Blackwell.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 2002. “‘Race’, ‘Ethnicity’, and ‘Culture’ in Hawaii”. In New Faces in a Changing America: Multiracial Identity in the 21st Century, edited by Herman DeBose and Loretta Winters.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 1999. “A Culturalist Approach to Ethnic Nationalist Movements: Symbolization and Basque and Catalan Nationalism in Spain”, Social Science History 23 (3): 311-355.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 1998. Symbol and Ritual in the New Spain. Cambridge University Press.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 1995. “Rethinking Democratic Transition: A Culturalist Critique and the Spanish Case". Theory and Society 24: 355-384.
Edles, Laura Desfor. 1993. “The Sacred and the Spanish Transition to Democracy", Social Compass 40: 399- 414.