Michael Brennan. 2008. Mourning and Disaster: Finding Meaning in the Mourning for Hillsborough and Diana Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Michael Brennan. 2006. "Echoes of Loss: Condolence Books and Collective Memory in the Mourning for Hillsborough", in Historical Perspectives on Social Identities (pp. 154–170). Edited by Alyson Brown. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Michael Brennan. 2008. "Mourning and Loss: Finding Meaning in the Mourning for Hillsborough". Mortality, 13(1): 1–23.
Michael Brennan. 2008. "Condolence Books: Language and Meaning in the Mourning for Hillsborough and Diana". Death Studies, 32(4): 326–351.
Michael Brennan. 2001. "Some Sociological Contemplations on Daniel J. Goldhagen's 'Hitler’s Willing Executioners'". Theory, Culture & Society, 18(4): 83–109.
Michael Brennan. 2010. 'International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference', Illness, Crisis & Loss, 18(1): 65–68.
Michael Brennan. 2009. 'Public Mourning and the Legacy of Hillsborough – 20 Years On', Illness, Crisis & Loss, 17(3): 261–264.
Michael Brennan. 2005. 'Death and Dying'. Sociology Review 14(3): 26–28.
Michael Brennan. 1998. 'Choosing Ill Health? Gender, Class and Health Behaviour'. Sociology Review 7:(3): 23–26.
Michael Brennan. 2008. 'Long Shadows: Narrative, Mourning and Memory in the Construction of Israeli Identity'. ESRC End of Award Report.
Michael Brennan. 2000. 'Reflexivity and Contemporary Holocaust Research: A Reflexive Consideration of Daniel J. Goldhagen’s ‘Hitler's Willing Executioners'". Leicester University Discussion Papers in Sociology # S00/1.
Michael Brennan. 1997. "Smoking, Stress and Hardship in Women’s Lives". Leicester University Discussion Papers in Sociology # S97/3.
Michael Brennan. 2001. "Towards a Sociology of (Public) Mourning?" Review Essay on The Mourning of John Lennon by Anthony Elliott, Mourning Diana, edited by Deborah Lynn Steinberg and Adrian Kear, and The Mourning for Diana, edited by Tony Walter. Sociology 35(1): 205–212.
Michael Brennan. 2006. Review of Bad News from Israel by Greg Philo and Mike Berry. Sociology 40(2): 398–399.
Michael Brennan. 2000. "Explaining Diana". Review of Diana, The Making of a Media Saint, edited by Jeffrey Richards, Scott Wilson and Linda Woodhead. Cultural Studies 14(3/4): 607–609.
Professional and Public Sociology
Michael Brennan. 2006. "Why Look at Condolence Books?". Network (Newsletter of the British Sociological Association) 94, Summer: 24.
Michael Brennan. 2005. "Time for Consistency: Anonymous marking of student coursework is an essential safeguard for staff and students alike". Network (Newsletter of the British Sociological Association) 91, Summer: 20.
Michael Brennan. 2004. "Social factors are important to patient care". Nursing Standard 19: (5): 25.