Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1995), xv + 423 pp.
- Russian translation (by Irina Soboleva), with an additional preface: in press, 2016.
- Chinese translation (by Ding Zhen Huan and Ou Yang Wu): Pian Hao Wei Zhuang De She Hui Huo Guo (Changchun: Changchun Publishing House, 2005), 287 pp.
- Turkish translation (by Alp Tümertekin), with an additional preface: Yalanla Yaşamak: Tercih Çarpıtmasının Toplumsal Sonuçları(Istanbul : YKY, 2001), 498 pp.
- Swedish translation (by Margareta Eklöf): Privat Sanning, Offentlig Lögn (Stockholm: City University Press, 1999), 424pp.
- German translation (by Ekkehard Schöller), with an additional preface: Leben in Lüge: Präferenzverfälschungen und Ihre Gesellschaftlichen Folgen (Tübingen, Germany: J.C.B. Mohr, 1997), xviii + 462 pp.
“The Unthinkable and the Unthought,” Rationality and Society, 5 (October 1993): 473-505.
“Seeds of Racial Explosion,” Society, 30 (September/October 1993): 55-67.
- Reprint in Current, no. 358, December 1993: 4-15.
- Abridged reprint under the title “A Backlash against Affirmative Action is Growing among Whites,” in Paul A. Winters (ed.), Race Relations: Opposing Viewpoints (San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1996): 29-35.
“Mitigating the Tyranny of Public Opinion: Anonymous Discourse and the Ethic of Sincerity,” Constitutional Political Economy, 3 (Winter 1993): 41-74. Abstract
“Why Revolutions are Better Understood than Predicted: The Role of Preference Falsification” [Comment on an article by Nikki Keddie], Contention, 3 (Spring 1992): 199-207.
- Reprint: Debating Revolutions, ed. Nikki R. Keddie (New York: New York University Press, 1994): 27-35.
“Now Out of Never: The Element of Surprise in the East European Revolution of 1989,” World Politics, 44 (October 1991): 7-48. Abstract
- Reprint in Nancy Bermeo (ed.), Liberalization and Democratization(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992): 7- 48.
- Abridged reprint in Essential Readings in Comparative Politics, 4th ed., edited by Patrick O’Neill and Ronald Rogowski (New York: W. W. Norton, 2012), in press.
“Cognitive Limitations and Preference Evolution,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 146 (June 1991): 241-273. Abstract
“The East European Revolution of 1989: Is It Surprising that We Were Surprised?” American Economic Review, 81 (May 1991): 121-125. Abstract
- Reprint in David Kennett and Mark Lieberman (eds.), The Road to Capitalism: Economic Transition in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union (San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992): 332-338.
- Reprint in The Economics of Defence, ed. Keith Hartley and Todd Sandler (Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edgar Elgar, 2000): 552-56.
“The Role of Deception in Political Competition,” in A. Breton, G. Galeotti, P. Salmon, and R. Wintrobe (eds.), The Competitive State (Boston: Kluwer-Nijhoff, 1990): 71-95. Abstract
“Private and Public Preferences,” Economics and Philosophy , 6 (April 1990): 1-26.
- French translation (by Joëlle Cicchini): “Préférences Privées et Préférences Publiques,” Revue Européenne des Sciences Sociales, vol. 37, no. 114 (1999): 293-319.
“Sparks and Prairie Fires: A Theory of Unanticipated Political Revolution ,” Public Choice, 61 (April 1989): 41-74. Abstract
- Reprint in Ulrich Witt (ed.), Evolutionary Economics (Aldershot: Edward Elgar, 1993): 273-306.
“The Tenacious Past: Theories of Personal and Collective Conservatism,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 10 (September 1988): 143-171.
“Chameleon Voters and Public Choice,” Public Choice, 53 (1987): 53-78. Abstract