1977 Women and the Welfare State, London Tavistock,
1980 Only Halfway to Paradise: Women in Postwar Britain, 1945-1968, London: Tavistock
1982 What is to be Done about Violence Against Women, Harmondsworth: Penguin.
1985 Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity, London: Virago (translated into German, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish and Italian)
1989 with Lou Taylor, Through the Looking Glass BBC Press (tie in with BBC series)
1992 The Sphinx in the City: Urban Life, the Control of Disorder and Women, Virago Press and University of California Press, (shortlisted for Manchester Oddfellows Non Fiction award) (translated into German and French)
1992 co-editor with Juliet Ash, Chic Thrills: A Fashion Reader, Pandora and University of California Press
1992 co-editor with Gillian Rogerson, Pornography and Feminism: The Case Against Censorship, Lawrence and Wishart
1997 The Lost Time Cafe – Virago
1999 co-editor with Amy de la Haye, Defining Dress, Manchester University Press
2000 Cultural Contradictions, Sage Publications and St Martins Press, NY.
2000 Bohemians: The Glamorous Outcasts, I.B.Tauris, and Rutgers University Press (translated in Chinese).
2001 co-editor with Jo Entwistle, Body Dressing, Oxford: Berg
2003 Adorned in Dreams: Fashion and Modernity, 2nd revised edition, London: IB Tauris
2013 Cultural Passions, London: IB Tauris.
2014 Love Game: A History of Tennis from Victorian Pastime to Global Phenomeon, London: Serpents Tail & University of Chicago Press. (translated into Japanese)
PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS: B FICTION AND ESSAYS
1983 Mirror Writing, London: Virago
1988 Hallucinations: Life in the Postmodern City, Random Century and WW Norton Inc (translated into Portuguese)
1997 The LostTime Cafe, London: Virago (Translated into German)
2006 The Twilight Hour, London: Serpents Tail
2009 War Damage, London: Serpents Tail
2012 The Girl in Berlin, London: Serpents Tail
2015 She Died Young, London, Serpents Tail