Halfmann, D. (2011) Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain and Canada. University of Chicago Press. Received best book awards from the Pacific Sociological Association and from the ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements (the Charles Tilly Award).

Halfmann, D. (2011) Recognizing medicalization and demedicalization: Discourses, practices and identities, HEALTH: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine.

Halfmann, D., & Amenta, E. (2011) Opportunity knocks: The trouble with political opportunity and what you can do about it, In Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper (Eds.) Contention in Context: New Opportunities in Social Movement Research. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

Halfmann, D., & Young, M. P. (2010) War pictures: The grotesque as a mobilizing tactic. Mobilization, 15(1):1-24.

Halfmann, D., Rude, J., & Ebert, K. (2005) The biomedical legacy in minority health policy-making, 1975-2002. Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 23, 245-275.

Halfmann, D. (2003) Historical priorities and the responses of doctors’ associations to abortion reforms in Britain and the United States, 1960-1973. Social Problems, 50: 567-92.

Halfmann, D., & Amenta, E. (2000) Wage wars: Institutional politics, WPA wages and the struggle for U.S. social policy, American Sociological Review, 65(4): 506-528