Curriculum Vitae

Alien Rule and Its Discontents:
Conference June 3-4, 2005

Recent Papers


Courses Taught

Department of Sociology,
University of Washington


Michael Hechter
Professor of Sociology
University of Washington




Containing Nationalism, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 2001 (paperback), 2003 (electronic edition; Oxford Scholarship Online)

            Georgian edition, Tblisi: Favorit Publishers, Forthcoming

            Japanese edition, Tokyo: NTT Publishing Co., Ltd., Forthcoming


Principles of Group Solidarity.  Berkeley and London:  University of California Press:  1987, 1988 (paperback)

Japanese edition, Rentai no joken: goriteki sentaku riron ni yoru apuroch.  Kyoto: Minerva Shobo, Ltd., 2003

Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Book, 1988

Finalist, American Sociological Association's Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award, 1988


Internal Colonialism:  The Celtic Fringe in British National Development 1536‑1966

Reissued, with a new introduction and appendix, as Internal Colonialism: The Celtic Fringe in British National Development, New Brunswick, NJ and London: Transaction Publishers, 1999

Italian edition, Il colonialismo interno, Torino: Rosenberg and Sellier, 1979

British edition, London:  Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975, 1978 (paperback) 

American edition, Berkeley:  University of California Press: 1975, 1977 (paperback)

Selected as one of the Best Books of the Century by the International Sociological Association, 2000


Edited Books



Theories of Social Order, co-editor (with Christine Horne).  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003 


Social Norms, co-editor (with Karl-Dieter Opp).  New York: Russell Sage Foundation: 2001, 2005 (paperback)


The Origin of Values, co-editor (with Lynn Nadel and Richard E. Michod).  New York: Aldine de Gruyter: 1993


Social Institutions: Their Emergence, Maintenance, and Effects, co-editor (with Karl-Dieter Opp and Reinhard Wippler).  New York: Aldine de Gruyter; Berlin: Walter de Gruyter: 1990


The Microfoundations of Macrosociology, editor.  Philadelphia:  Temple University Press:  1983