- Authored Book
GORDON FYFE (2000) Art, Power and Modernity, London: Leicester University Press/Continuum.
- Edited Collections
FYFE, G. AND JONES, P (2016) (eds) Sociology and Museums (Special Issue) Museum and Society, March, 14 (1) Leicester: Leicester University.
MACDONALD, S. AND FYFE, G. (1996) (eds) Theorizing Museums: Representing Change and Diversity in a Changing World, Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
FYFE, G. AND LAW, J. (1988) (Eds) Picturing Power: Visual Depiction and Social Relations, London: Routledge.
- Journal articles, chapters in books
FYFE, G. (2016) ‘Established-outsider relations and the socio-genesis of the museum’ in Historical Social Research, 41 (3) 54-80.
FYFE, G AND JONES, P. (2016) ‘Sociology and Museums: Visitors, Policy, Knowledge’ in Sociology and Museums (Special Issue, Museum and Society).
FYFE, G. (2014) ‘Museums, the Sociological Imagination and the Imaginary Museum’ in Jason Hughes and John Goodwin (eds) Documentary & Archival Research, London: Sage (reprinted).
FYFE, G. (2011) ‘Museums, the Sociological Imagination and the Imaginary Museum’ in Luca Persessut and Clelia Pozzi (eds) Museums in an Age of Migrations, Milan: Politecnico di Milano.
FYFE, G. (2009) ‘Matters of Rank’ in Rank: Picturing the Social Order, Sunderland: Northern Gallery for Contemporary Arts.
FYFE, G. (2008) ‘On the Relevance of Basil Bernstein’s Code Theory for a Sociology of Art Museums’, in M. Herrero and D. Inglis (eds) Art and Aesthetics, London: Routledge (reprinted).
FYFE, G. (2007) ‘Pierre Bourdieu’ in Diarmuid Costello and Jonathan Vickery (eds) Art: Key Contemporary Thinkers (Oxford: Berg Publishers)
FYFE, G. (2006) ‘Social Aspects/Sociological Perspectives’ in S. J. Macdonald (ed.) Blackwell Companion to Museum Studies, Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
FYFE, G. (2004) ‘Reproductions, Cultural Capital and Museums: Aspects of the Culture of Copies in Museum and Society, March, 2 (1)
FYFE, G. (2002) ‘On the Impersonalization of Cultural Power: Aspects of Victorian Art Institutions’ in M. Hewitt (ed.) Culture Institutions, (Leeds: Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies).
FYFE, G. (2000) ‘Auditing the Royal Academy’ in: R. Cardoso & C. Trodd (eds) Art and the Academy in the Nineteenth Century, (Manchester, Manchester University Press), pp.117-130
FYFE, G. (1998) ‘On the Relevance of Basil Bernstein’s Code Theory for a Sociology of Art Museums’, Journal of Material Culture, 3, 3, pp.325-354
FYFE, G. (1997) Social Change, Codes and Museums: towards an Historical Typology of Western Art Museums, Keele University, Sociology and Social Anthropology Working Paper no 15.
FYFE, G. (1996) ‘A Trojan Horse at the Tate: theorising the museum as agency and structure’ in: S. Macdonald & G. Fyfe (eds) Theorizing Museums, (Basil Blackwell, Oxford), pp.203-28.
FYFE, G. AND ROSS, M. (1996) ‘New Directions in Visitor Research’ in: S. Macdonald & G. Fyfe (eds) Theorizing Museums, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, pp.127-50.
FYFE, G. (1996) ‘Art and Reproduction: some aspects of the relations between painters and engravers in London 1760‑1850′ in: J. Palmer & M. Dodson (eds) Art and Design, (Routledge, London), pp.196-208.
FYFE, G. (1995) ‘The Chantrey Episode: Art Classification, Museums and the State, c1870‑1920’ in Susan Pearce (ed.) New Research in Museum Studies: Art in Museums vol 5, London: Athlone Press, pp. 5‑41.
FYFE, G. (1993) ‘Art Museums and the State: the Royal Academy’s Skeleton in the Tate Gallery’s Cupboard’, Keele University, Sociology & Social Anthropology Working Paper No 2.
FYFE, G. AND LAW, G. (1988) ‘On the Invisibility of the Visual’ in: G. Fyfe and J. Law (eds) Picturing Power, London, Routledge, pp. 1‑14.
FYFE, G. (1988) ‘Art and its Objects’ in: Picturing Power, in G. Fyfe and J. Law (eds) Routledge, London, pp. 65‑98.
FYFE, G. (1986) ‘Art Exhibitions and Power during the Nineteenth Century’ in: John Law (ed.) Power, Action & Belief, Routledge: London, pp. 20‑45.
FYFE, G. ‘Art and Reproduction: some aspects of the relations between painters and engravers in London 1760‑1850’, Media, Culture and Society, vol. 7, 1985, pp. 349‑425.
FYFE, G. (1975) ‘Labourers in Art’, Studies in Design Education & Craft, 7, 2, pp.38‑48
FYFE, G. (1975) ‘Art and Status in the Nineteenth Century’, New Society, vol 34, no 690, December 25th
3. Short essays
FYFE, G. & JITSCHIN, A. (2018) ‘Two Photographs from Elias’s Leicester Years’, Figurations 48, pp. 3-4.
FYFE, G. (2011) ‘Leslie Marr: a Profile’, Art Space, 35 (Leamington Studio Artists)
FYFE, G. (2006) ‘Another Kind of Artist’, Art Space, 17 (Leamington Studio Artists)
4. Review articles
FYFE, G. (2014) ‘A Canticle for Branford and Geddes’, The Sociological Review, 62 (4) 898-907.
FYFE, G. (2012) ‘Review of Paul Werner’s “The Red Museum: Art, Economics and the Ends of Capital”‘ in Curator: The Museum Journal, 55 (2) pp. 237-42.
FYFE, G (1992) ‘A Sociology of Artistic Reputation’ in Print Quarterly, vol. 9, no 1, pp. 97‑100
FYFE, G. (1995) ‘Industrial Meanings’ in Science as Culture, vol. 5, part 2, pp. 314-20
Other book reviews for Journal of American Studies, American Historical Review, New Blackfriars, Sociology, International History Journal, British Journal of Sociology, The Sociological Review, Print Quarterly, Tate Magazine, Victorian Studies.