Thiel, D. (2012) Builders: Class, Gender and Ethnicity in the Construction Industry. London: Routledge.
Carrabine, E., Cox, P., Fussey, P., Hobbs, D., South, N., Thiel, D., and Turton, J. (2014; 3rd Edition) Criminology: A Sociological Introduction. Routledge: London.
Thiel, D. (2015) 'Moral Truth and Compounded Trauma: The Effects of Acquittal of Homicide Defendants upon the Families of the Victims', Homicide Studies, forthcoming.
Thiel, D. (2013) ‘Builders, Bodies, and Bifurcations: How London Construction Workers “Learn to Labour”, Ethnography 14(4):412-430.
Thiel, D. (2010) ‘Contacts and Contracts: Economic Embeddedness and Ethnic Stratification in London’s Construction Market’, Ethnography 11(3): 443-471.
Thiel, D. (2007) 'Class in Construction: London Building Workers, Dirty Work and Physical Cultures', British Journal of Sociology 58(2):227-251. (Reprinted in R. Hobbs (ed. 2011) Ethnography in Context. Sage).
Thiel, D. (2015) 'Criminal Ignorance' in M. Gross and L. McGoey (eds) International Handbook of Ignorance Studies. Routledge.
Thiel, D. (2012) 'Ethnography and Flux: Identity and Epistemology in Construction Fieldwork', in S. Pink, A. Dainty and D. Tutt (eds) Ethnographic Research in The Construction Industry. Routledge.
Innes, M. and Thiel, D. (2008) 'Policing Terror', in T. Newburn (ed) The Handbook of Policing, Second edition. Cullompton: Willan.
Thiel, D, Speed, E. and Cristo, S. (2015) The Impact of Welfare Reform in Essex: A Report for the Essex Housing Officers' Group
Thiel, D. (2013) Double Injustice, Double Trauma: The Effects of Acquittal of Offenders upon the Families' of Victims of Homicide (Published on the Social Science Research Network: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2364398)
Thiel, D. and Gillan, K. (2010) ‘Factors affecting participation in assisted voluntary return programmes and successful reintegration: a review of the evidence’, Home Office Research Report 29.
Bryan, R., Cocke, B., Gillan, K. and Thiel, D. (2010) ‘The Voluntary Assisted Return and Reintegration Programme (VARRP) 2004 and 2004 extension: monitoring report’, Home Office Research Report 30.
Stoneman, P. and Thiel, D. (2010) NEET in Essex: A Review of the Evidence (report produced for Essex County Council)
Thiel, D. (2009) Policing Terrorism: A Review of the Evidence. London: The Police Foundation.