Brooks, R. (forthcoming, 2018) Education and Society: Places, Policies, Processes Basingstoke, Palgrave.
Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2017) Materialities and Mobilities in Education London, Routledge.
Brooks, R. (ed) (2016) Student Politics and Protest: International Perspectives London, Routledge.
Brooks, R., Te Riele, K. and Maguire, M. (2014) Ethics and Education Research London, Sage.
Brooks, R., McCormack, M. and Bhopal, K. (eds) (2013) Contemporary Debates in the Sociology of Education Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan. (Paperback edition published 2015)
Brooks, R., Fuller, A. and Waters, J. (eds) (2012) Changing Spaces of Education: New Perspectives on the Nature of Learning London, Routledge.
Te Riele, K. and Brooks, R. (eds) (2012) Negotiating Ethical Challenges in Youth Research New York, Routledge.
Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2011) Student Mobilities, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan. (Paperback edition published 2013)
Brooks, R. (ed) (2009) Transitions from Education to Work: new perspectives from Europe and beyond Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Heath, S., Brooks, R., Cleaver, E. and Ireland, E. (2009) Researching Young People’s Lives London, Sage.
Brooks, R. (2005) Friendship and Educational Choice: peer influence and planning for the future Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Special issues of journals
2013 Young (Special issue: Exploring Ethical Issues in Youth Research), 21, 3. With Kitty te Riele.
2012 Youth Studies Australia (Special issue: Youth Research Ethics). With Kitty te Riele.
2012 Sociological Research Online (Special section: Young People and Educational Inequalities).
2011 Globalisation, Societies and Education (Special issue: Transnational/International Education), 9, 2. With Johanna Waters.
2009 Citizenship Studies (Special issue: Citizenship, Learning and Education), 13, 2. With John Holford.
2008 Journal of Youth Studies (Special issue: Young People, New Technologies and Political Engagement), 11, 5. With Paul Hodkinson.
2007 International Journal of Lifelong Education (Special issue: Transitions from education to work) 26, 5.