Legun, Katharine, Julie Keller, Michael M. Bell, and Michael S. Carolan, eds. (Forthcoming, 2019). The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology. 2 volumes.
Bell, Michael M. (Forthcoming, 2018.) City of the Good: Nature, Religion, and the Ancient Search for What Is Right. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Bell, Michael M. and Loka Ashwood. 2016. An Invitation to Environmental Sociology. 5th edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press (Sage). Previous English editions in 1998, 2004, 2009, and 2012. Chinese edition published in 2010 by Peking University Press.
Orne, Jason and Michael M. Bell. 2015. An Invitation to Qualitative Fieldwork. New York and London: Routledge.
Bell, Michael M, with Andrew Abbott, Judith Blau, Diana Crane, Stacy Holman Jones, Shamus Kahn, Vanina Leschziner, John Levi Martin, Christopher McRae, Marc Steinberg, and John Chappell Stowe. 2011. The Strange Music of Social Life: A Dialogue on Dialogic Sociology. Ann Goetting, ed. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
Campbell, Hugh; Michael M. Bell, and Margaret Finney, eds. 2006. Country Boys: Masculinity and Rural Life. Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society. College Station, PA: Penn State University Press.
Bell, Michael M.; with Donna Bauer, Sue Jarnagin, and Greg Peter. 2004. Farming for Us All: Practical Agriculture and the Cultivation of Sustainability. Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society. College Station, PA: Penn State University Press. (Winner of a 2006 Outstanding Academic Title award from the American Library Association.)
Bell, Michael M. and Fredrick Hendricks, eds., with Azril Bacal. 2003. Walking Towards Justice: Democratization in Rural Life. Research in Rural Sociology and Development book series. Amsterdam and New York: JAI/Elsevier.
Bell, Michael M. and Michael Gardiner, editors. 1998. Bakhtin and the Human Sciences: No Last Words. London: Sage.
Bell, Michael M. 1994. Childerley: Nature and Morality in a Country Village. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Co-winner of the 1995 Best Book award of the Sociology of Culture Section of the American Sociological Association.)
Bell, Michael M. 1985. The Face of Connecticut: People, Geology, and the Land. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey. 4th printing, 1997. (Winner of a 1986 American Library Association Round Table Award for the best books published by a government agency.)