Prof. Judith Buber Agassi



  1. Mass Media in Indonesia, Center for International Studies, MIT, Cambridge, MA, December 1969, 312 pp.

  2. A Comparative Study of Women's Pension Rights and Practices: Legal, Social and Economic Aspects, Soroptimists International, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 1977, 150 pp.

  3. Evaluation of Approaches in Recent Swedish Work Reforms, Reports from the Department of Psychology, The University of Stockholm, October, 1985, 100 pp.

  4. (With Moshe Berent and Joseph Agassi; in Hebrew) Israeli National Awareness, Working Paper of the Sapir Institute, Tel-Aviv University, August, 1988, 149 pp.


  1. Women On The Job: The Attitudes of Women to Their Work. Lexington Books, D.C. Heath, Lexington MA, 1979, 259 pp.

  2. Comparing the Work Attitudes of Women and Men. Lexington Books, D.C. Heath, Lexington MA, 1982, 327 pp. (Second printing 1984)

  3. (Edited with Stephen Heycock) The Redesign of Working Time: Promise or Threat? Edition Sigma, Berlin, 1989, 325 pp.

  4. (With Moshe Berent and Joseph Agassi; in Hebrew) Who is an Israeli? Kivunim Publn., Rehovoth, 1990.

  5. Editor - Martin Buber On Psychology And Psychotherapy: Essays, Letters and Dialogue. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse NY, March 1999. 282 pp.

  6. (Edited with Janine Platten) Margarete Buber-Neumann - Plädoyer für Freiheit und Menschlichkeit: Vorträge aus 35 Jahren. Edition Hentrich, Berlin, 1999.

  7. The Jewish Prisoners of Ravensbrück: Who Were They? Oxford: Oneworld, 2007, 311 pp. plus CD.
    17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by hundreds of libraries worldwide.

    Additional edition, Texas Tech University Press, 2014.

  8. Die jüdischen Frauen im Konzentrationslager Ravensbrück - Wer waren sie? Berlin, Münster, 2010, translation of the previous item.

  9. Editor – Martin Buber Werkausgabe, Band 10, Schriften zur Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 2008.

  10. The Jewish Prisoners of Ravensbrück: Who Were They? Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2011, translation into Hebrew of item No. 7 above.

  11. Ellen Key and J. B. A., Die Frauenbewegung, Marburg: Metropolis-Verlag, 2013.

  12. Ruth Heymann, editor, The Book of Judith: Women – Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Selected Articles by Judith Buber Agassi, Part 1, Alouette, 2020.

Papers in English:

  1. "The Significance of Mao's Fourth Volume" (Abstract). In Edward Szczepanik, Editor, Economic and social problems of the Far East : Symposium: proceedings of a meeting held in September 1961 as part of the Golden Jubilee Congress of the University of Hong Kong, 1963, p. 239.
  2. "Popular Housing in Hong Kong", Far Eastern Economic Review, 1963.

  3. "Social Stratification and Mobility in Hong Kong", East Asian Cultural Studies, University of Tokyo, 1965.

  4. Both of the above papers were reprinted in I. C. Jarvie, Editor, Hong Kong: A Society in Transition, Routledges and Praeger London and New York, 1968, pp. 65-75 and 247-50.

  5. "Comments: Theory and Practice of Participant Observation", Boston Studies In The Philosophy of Science, Vol. 4, 1969, pp. 331-40

  6. Review article of Carl B. Kaufmann, Man Incorporate: The Individual and his Work in an Organized Society, 1969, Technology and Culture, 14, 1970, 645-52.

  7. "The Worker and the Media", European Journal of Sociology, 11, Spring, 1970, 26-66.

  8. "The Mixed Blessings of Technology; Comments on Professor Roberts' Paper", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1, 1970, 221-31

  9. "Women Who Work in Factories". Dissent, Winter 1972, 233-39. Reprinted in Irving Howe, editor, The World of the Blue Collar Worker, Quadrangle B, New York, 1973, pp. 239-48.

  10. "The Israeli Experience in the Democratization of Work Life", Sociology of Work and Occupations, 1, 1974, 52-81.

  11. "Objectivity in the Social Sciences", in R. J. Seeger and R. S. Cohen, editors, Philosophical Foundations of Science, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 11, 1974, pp. 305-16.

  12. "Quality and Equality; the Future of Women's Work Roles", Proceedings of the 8th Congress of the International Sociological Association, Toronto, August, 1974. Published in an abbreviated version as "Beyond Equality" in Jean Lipman-Blumen and Jessie Bernard, eds., Sex Roles and Social Policy, Sage, London and Beverly Hills CA, 1979, 355-61.

  13. "The Quality of Women's Working Life", in L. E. Davis and A. B. Cherns, editors, The Quality of Working Life, The Free Press, New York, 1975, Vol. 1, pp. 280-98.

  14. Review of Yehezkel Dror, Verrückte Welt, Politischer Wahnsinn und seine Bekämpfung, Jerusalem Journal of International Relations, 2, 1976, 157-62.

  15. "The Unequal Occupational Distribution of Women in Israel", Signs, 2, 1977, 888-94.

  16. "The Quality of Women's Working Life.” In Donald O. Jewell, ed., Women in Management: An Expanding Role. Atlanta , GA : Georgia State University, 1977, pp. 33–57.

  17. "Alienation from Work: A Conceptual Analysis", Philosophical Forum, 10, 1978-79, 265-94.

  18. "Kibbutz and Sex Roles", Crossroads, International Dynamics and Social Change, 4, 1979, 145-73.

  19. "Towards a Rational Work Ethic", Crossroads, International Dynamics and Social Change, 6, 1980, 75-108.

  20. Review article of Haug and Dofny, editors, Work and Technology, in Technology and Culture, 22, 1978, 585-89.

  21. "The Status of Women in Kibbutz Society", in K. Bartölke et al. editors, Integrated Cooperatives in Industrial Society, van Gorcum, Assen, the Netherlands, 1980, pp. 118-30.

  22. Review article of Menachem Gerson, Family, Women and Socialization in the Kibbutz, Contemporary Sociology, Jan. 1982, 11, 31-33.

  23. "Morality in Industry", in Melvin Kranzberg, editor, Ethics in the Age of Pervasive Technology, Westview Press, Boulder, 1980, 174-76.

  24. Review article of Elizabeth E. Wolgast, Equality and the Rights of Women, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 13, 1983, 104-9.

  25. Review article of Cynthia B. Lloyd and Beth T. Niemi, The Economics of Sex Differentials, Technology and Culture, 23, 1982,688-702.

  26. Review of David Makarov, Worker Productivity, Contemporary Sociology, March 1983, 12, 210-11.

  27. (With Joseph Agassi) "The Ethics and Politics of Autonomy: Walter Kaufmann's Contribution", in Methodology and Science, 18,1985,165-85.

  28. "Teamwork in Some Swedish State and Municipal Administrative and Care Occupations: An Evaluation from the Point of View of the Quality of Working Life of Employees", in K. Petkov, ed., Unattractive Work, Research Institute for T.U. Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1985, pp. 125 -39

  29. "Dignity in the Workplace: Can Work be Dealienated?" Journal of Business Ethics, 5, 1986, 271-84. Reprinted in Alienation, Community, and Work, edited by Andrew Oldenquist and Menachem Rosner, Greenwood Press, Westport CT, 1991, chapter 11, pp. 179-197.

  30. (With Joseph Agassi) "Sexism in Science" (review of Evelyn Fox Keller, Reflections on Gender and Science), Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 17, 1987, 515-22.

  31. "Worktime Design and Gender Equality", Proceedings of the Einar Thorsrud Memorial Symposium, Oslo, June, 1987.

  32. "Theories of Gender Equality: Lessons from the Israeli Kibbutz", Gender and Society, 3/2, 1989, 160-186. Reprinted in The Social Construction of Gender, ed. by Judith Lorber and Susan A. Farrell, Sage Pbln., Beverly Hills CA, 1991, pp. 313-337; also reprinted in The Sociology of Women in Israel, Studies in Israeli Society, Vol. 6, Israeli Sociological Society and Transaction Books, 1991.

  33. "Introduction: The Redesign of Working Time: Promise or Threat?" in The Redesign of Working Time: Promise or Threat?, edited by Judith Buber Agassi and Stephen Heycock, edition sigma, Berlin, 1989, pp. 11-21.

  34. "The Design of Working Time and the Status of Women", in The Redesign of Working Time: Promise or Threat?, ed. by Judith Buber Agassi and Stephen Heycock, edition sigma, Berlin, 1989, pp. 249-55.

  35. "The Rise of the Ideas of the Welfare State", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 21, 1991, 444-457.

  36. "How Much Political Power Do Israeli Women Have?", in Calling the Equality Bluff: Women in Israel, edited by Barbara Swirski and Marilyn P. Safir, London: Pergamon Press, The Athene Series, 1991, pp. 203-212.

  37. "The Feminist Challenge to the Sociology of Work", (accepted for publication in 1988 but actually published in 1992), The Polish Sociological Bulletin, 1990, No. 2(90), pp. 51-61.

  38. "Change Research or Action Research: a Promising Methodological Tool, that Combines Applied Sociology with Empirical Research in Organizations", Methodology and Science, Vol. 25, 4 , pp. 196-203, 1992.

  39. Review of Menachem Rosner, Itzhak Ben David, Alexander Avnat, Neni Cohen, and Uri Leviatan, The Second Generation: Continuity and Change in the Kibbutz, New York, Greenwood Press, 1990. 463 pp. Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 21, 3, 1992, pp. 360-1.

  40. Review of David L. Collinson, David Knights and Margaret Collinson: Managing to Discriminate, London and New York: Routledge, 1990. Organizations Studies, 1992, 13, pp. 472-5.

  41. "Epistemological and Methodological Concerns of Feminist Social Scientists", pp. 153-165 in Critical Rationalism, The Social Sciences and the Humanities. Essays for Joseph Agassi Volume 2, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 161, Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1994.

  42. "Gender Equality: Integrating Work and Parenting", in Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management, 4, edited by G. E. Bradley and H.W. Hendrick, Amsterdam/North Holland, 1994, pp. 599-604.

  43. Review Essay: In the Murky Waters of Postmodernism in Sociological Inquiry, 1999, Volume 69 Issue 4, Pages 659 - 673.

  44. "Feminism and Critical Rationalism", in Popper Letters (Japan), IV, 2000, 12. No. 1, 5-13.

  45. “Critical Rationalism as a Tool for Feminist Comparative Historical Sociology” in Recent Developments and Applications in Social Research Methodology, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Logic and Methodology August 16 – 20,, 2004

  46. The Jewish Prisoners of Ravensbrück: Who Were They? Oxford: Oneworld, 2007, 311 pp. plus CD. Additional edition, Texas Tech University Press, 2014.

  47. “Buber’s Critique of Marx”, in Michael Zank, New Perspectives on Martin Buber, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007, pp. 231-3.

  48. Art. “Gender Studies” in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition, 2008, 279-281.

  49. “ ‘Camp Families’ in Ravensbrück  and the Social Organization of Jewish Women Prisoners in a Concentration Camp”, in Esther Herzog, editor, Life, Death and Sacrifice: Women and Family in the Holocaust, Jerusalem: Gefen, 2008, 107-20.

  50. “Note on the Text” and translation from the German of the pages 281 to 341 of Margarete Buber-Neumann, Under Two Dictators, second English edition, London: Pmlico, 2008.

  51. "Five Periods in the History of the Jewish Prisoners of the Women’s Concentration Camp Ravensbrück", in Irith Dublon-Knebel, ed., A Holocoast Crossroads: Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbrück, London: Valentine Mitchell, 2009, 37-52.

  52. "The Women's Movement", in M.Del Castello e M. Segre, editors, I limiti della razionalità. Scritti in onore di Joseph Agassi, Lanciano, Rocco Carabba, 2013, 133-42.

Papers in German:

  1. "Modelle humaner Arbeitsordnung in den USA" in F. Vilmar, editor, Menschenwürde im Betrieb, Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag, Reinbeck bei Hamburg, 1972, volume 2, pp. 280-95.

  2. "Genossenschaftsunternehmen in Israel -- Modelle der Wirtschaftsdemokratie? ibid., pp.296-315.

  3. "Meinungen und Werturteile über die Arbeitsteilung zwischen den Geschlechtern", Siegener Hochschulblätter, Heft 2, Jahrgang 3, Dezember 1980, 60-66.

  4. "Opfer und Überlebende: Jüdische Häftlinge im KZ Ravensbrück", in Forschungsschwerpunkt Ravensbrück, Bd. 9, Edition Hentrich, Berlin, 1997, 71-78.

  5. “Plädoyer für Demokratie”, in Michaela Wunderle, apropos Margarete Buber-Neumann, Frankfurt/Main, Neue Kritik, 2001, pp. 127-33.

  6. "Der Beitrag von Sigrid Jacobeit zur Erforschung der Geschichte des Frauen-Konzentrationslagers Ravensbrück", in Petra Fank and Stefan Hördler, editors, Der Nationalsozialismus im Spiegel des  Öffentlichen Gedächtnisses: Formen der Aufarbeitung und des Gedenkens, Berlin, Metropol, 2005, pp. 323-32.

  7. Nachwort zu Georg Munk (Paula Judith Buber), Muckensturm, zweite Auflage, Berlin: Litverlag, 2008, S. 651-61.

  8. "Die fünf Perioden in der Geschichte jüdischer Häftlinge im Frauenkonzentrationslger Ravensbrück", in Irith Dublon-Knebel, Hrsg., Schnittpunkt des Holocaust: Jüdische Frauen und Kinder im Konzentrationslager Ravensbrück: Wissenschaftlicher Begleitband zur Ausstellung, Metropol Verlag/BURGIM, 2009 , 41-60 (translation from the English).

Papers in French:

  1. "Préface" in Margarete Buber-Neumann, Déportée en Sibérie: Prisonnière de Staline et d'Hitler, 1985.

Papers in Italian:

  1. Introduzione, Martin Buber, Colpa e sensi di colpa, Milano, Apogeo, 2008, pp. xi-xiv.

Papers in Hebrew: (titles are in English translation)

  1. "Attempts at the Enhancement of the Quality of Industrial Work", Hamif'al, 144 & 145, 1973.

  2. "Sociotechnical Planning and the Planning of an Industrial Zone", Journal of the Association of Architects and Engineers in Israel, October, 1974, 53-58.

  3. "Vocational Distribution of Employed Jewish Women in Israel", Labor and National Insurance, Monthly Review of the Ministry of Labor, September 16th, 1975, 282-88.

  4. "Kibbutz and Sex Roles", The Kibbutz, Special Issue: Equality of the Sexes in the Kibbutz, 3-4, 1976, 47-65.

  5. "The Women's Movement", Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Supplementary Volume, 1981, pp. 910-17.

  6. "The Status of Women in Israel", concluding chapter in Dafna N. Izraeli et al. editors, The Double Bind: Women in Israel, Hakibbutz Hame'uchad Publishing House, 1982, pp. 210-30.

  7. "Beyond Marxism: Problems in Feminist Research", Nogah, 12, 1986, 18-21.

  8. “ The ‘Camp families’ of the Jewish Women Prisoners of the Ravensbrück  Concentration Camp”, in in Esther Herzog, editor, Women and Family in the Holocaust, Beit Berl College, 2006, pp. 95-112.


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