Watson, N., Roulestone, A. and Thomas, C. (eds) (2012) Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies. London: Routledge
Thomas, C. (2007) Sociologies of Disability and Illness. Contested Ideas in Disability Studies and Medical Sociology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Swain, J., Barnes, C., French, S. and Thomas, C. (eds) (2004) Disabling Barriers - Enabling Environments (2nd edition). London: Sage [3rd Edition in preparation].
Thomas C. (1999) Female Forms: Experiencing and Understanding Disability. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Thomas, C. (2012) Theorising Disability and Chronic Illness: Where Next for Perspectives in Medical Sociology? Social Theory and Health. 10(3):209-227.
Thomas, C. (2011) Disability and the death and dying agenda. In B. Monroe, D. Oliviere and S. Payne (eds) Death, Dying and Social Differences. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 85-101.
Thomas, C. (2011) Disability: Prospects For Social Inclusion. In A. Walker, A. Sinfield and C. Walker (eds) Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend. Policy Press: Cambridge. pp.223-240.
Grinyer, A. and Thomas, C. (2011) The Value of Interviewing on Multiple Occasions or Longitudinally. J.F. Gubrium and J.A. Holstein (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research. 2nd Edition. London: Sage. pp. 219-230.
Thomas, C. (2010) Negotiating the contested terrain of narrative methods in illness contexts. Sociology of Health and Illness 32 (4): 647-660.
See also Responses to Carol Thomas’s paper on narrative methods SHI 32 (4)
Thomas, C. (2010) Medical Sociology and Disability Theory. In G. Scambler and S. Scambler (eds) New Directions in the Sociology of Chronic and Disabling Conditions: Assaults on the Lifeworld. Palgrave Macmillan. pp.37-56.
Thomas, C., Reeve, J., Bingley, A., Brown, J., Payne, S., and Lynch, T. (2009) Narrative research methods in palliative care contexts: two case studies. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 37(5): 788-796. ISSN: 0885-3924.
Thomas, C. (2008) ‘Disability: getting it "right" ’. Symposium paper on T. Shakespeare’s book: Disability Rights and Wrongs. Journal of Medical Ethics, 34: 15-17.
Thomas, C. (2008) Cancer narratives and methodological uncertainties. Qualitative Research, 8 (3): 423-433.
Thomas, C. (2008) Dying. Places and Preferences. In Payne, S., Seymour, J. and Ingleton, C. (eds) Palliative Care Nursing: Principles and Evidence for Practice. 2nd edition. Berkshire: Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education. (pp. 91-105).
Thomas, C. (2006) Disability and Gender: Some Reflections on Theory and Research. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 8 (2-3), 177-185.
Thomas, C. (2005) The Place of Death of Cancer Patients: Can Qualitative Data Add to Known Factors? Social Science and Medicine, 60(11): 2597-2607.
Thomas, C. (2005) Place of death: exploring preferences. Cancer Nursing Practice, 4 (6): 17-20.
Morris S.M. and Thomas, C. (2005) Placing the Dying Body: Emotional, Situational and Embodied Factors in Preferences for Place of Final Care and Death in Cancer. In J. Davidson, L. Bondi and M. Smith (eds) Emotional Geographies. Aldershot: Ashgate. (pp 19-31).
Thomas, C. (2004) The UK Social Model of Disability: Rescuing a Social Relational Understanding of Disability. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 6(1): 22-36.
Thomas, C. (2004) How is disability understood? An examination of sociological approaches. Disability and Society, 19 (6): 569-583.
Grinyer, A. and Thomas, C. (2004) The importance of place of death in young adults with terminal cancer. Mortality, 9(2): 114-131.
Thomas C., Morris S.M. and Clark, D. (2004) Place of death: preferences among cancer patients and their carers. Social Science and Medicine 58(12): 2431-2444.
Thomas, C. (2004) Disability and Impairment. In J. Swain, C. Barnes, S. French and C. Thomas (eds) Disabling Barriers - Enabling Environments (2nd edition). London: Sage (pp. 21-27)
Thomas, C. (2004) Developing the social relational in the social model of disability: a theoretical agenda. In C. Barnes and G. Mercer (eds) Implementing The Social Model of Disability: Theory and Research. Leeds: The Disability Press. (pp. 32-47).