1. Community and Contention: Britain and America in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, MA.: M.I.T. Press, 1963; reprinted Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1975).
  2. World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators (with Karl Deutsch, Harold Lasswell, and Hayward Alker, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1964; reprinted Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1977). Spanish edition as Analisis Comparado de Indicadores Sociales y Politicos (Madrid: Ediciones Euramerica, 1969).
  3. Trends in World Politics (New York: Macmillan, 1965).
  4. World Politics in the General Assembly (with Hayward Alker; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1965).
  5. International Regions and the International System (Chicago, IL: Rand McNally, 1967; reprinted Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1975).
  6. Economic Theories of International Politics (editor and contributor; Chicago, IL: Markham, 1968).
  7. What Price Vigilance? The Burdens of National Defense (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1970).  New Edition forthcoming 2014, Cheshire, CT:  Graphics Press.
  8. No Clear and Present Danger: A Skeptical View of the United States Entry into World War II (New York: Harper & Row, 1972; twenty-fifth anniversary edition, Boulder, CO: Westview, 1997). Available at
  9. Peace, War, and Numbers (editor and contributor; Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1972).
  10. Military Force and American Society (editor and contributor, with Alfred Stepan; New York: Harper & Row, 1973).
  11. Power and Community in World Politics (New York: W. H. Freeman, 1974).
  12. Interest and Ideology: The Foreign Policy Beliefs of American Businessmen (with Elizabeth Hanson; New York: W. H. Freeman, 1975). Available at
  13. Progress in Arms Control? Readings from SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN (editor and contributor, with Bruce Blair; New York: W. H. Freeman, 1979).
  14. From National Development to Global Community (editor and contributor, with Richard Merritt; London: Allen and Unwin, 1981).
  15. World Politics: The Menu for Choice (with Harvey Starr; New York: W. H. Freeman, 1981). Second edition 1985; third edition 1989; fourth edition 1992; fifth edition 1996; sixth edition 2000, with David Kinsella as third author (New York: Thompson Wadsworth); seventh edition 2003, eighth edition 2006, ninth edition 2009, 10th edition forthcoming 2012, with David Kinsella as first author. Indian second edition by Vakils Pfeffer & Simons, Ltd., Bombay; Italian third edition by Il Mulino; Taiwan fourth edition by Wu Nan Book Co; Russian fifth edition by Svetlyachor; Chinese fifth edition by Huaxia Press; Japanese sixth edition by Japan Uni Agency; seventh edition in English with Chinese introduction, Peking University Press; Chinese ninth edition, forthcoming.
  16. The Prisoners of Insecurity: Nuclear Deterrence, the Arms Race, and Arms Control (New York: W. H. Freeman, 1983). Available at Japanese edition by Yuhikaku, Tokyo, 1984.
  17. Arms Control and the Arms Race: Readings from SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN (editor and contributor, with Fred Chernoff; New York: W. H. Freeman, 1985).
  18. Choices in World Politics: Sovereignty and Interdependence (editor and contributor, with Harvey Starr and Richard Stoll; New York: W. H. Freeman, 1989).
  19. Controlling the Sword: The Democratic Governance of National Security (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990).
  20. Grasping the Democratic Peace: Principles for a Post-Cold War World (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993). Available at Paperback edition, 1995; Japanese edition by University of Tokyo Press, 1996.
  21. The Once and Future Security Council (editor and contributor; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997).
  22. Triangulating Peace: Democracy, Interdependence, and International Organizations (with John R. Oneal, New York: Norton, 2001).
  23. Governance, Accountability, and the Future of the Catholic Church (editor with Francis Oakley and contributor, New York and London: Continuum International, 2004).
  24. New Directions for International Relations: Confronting the Method of Analysis Problem (editor and contributor, with Alex Mintz, Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2005).
  25. Purpose and Policy in the Global Community (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).
  26. International Security and Conflict (editor, Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2008).
  27. Hegemony and Democracy (London: Routledge, 2011).
  28. Karl W. Deutsch:A Pioneer in the Theory of International Relations (Cham, Switserland: Springer International Publishing, forthcoming 2015).