- Mah, A. (forthcoming, under contract) Petrochemical Planet: Multiscalar Battles of Industrial Transformation, Duke University Press.
- Mah, A. (2022) Plastic Unlimited: How Corporations Are Fuelling the Ecological Crisis and What We Can Do About ItLink opens in a new window. Polity Press.
- Davies, T. and A. Mah. (eds) (2020) Toxic Truths: Environmental Justice and Citizen Science in a Post-Truth AgeLink opens in a new window, University of Manchester Press. Available open accessLink opens in a new window
- Mah, A. (2014) Port Cities and Global Legacies: Urban Identity, Waterfront Work, and RadicalismLink opens in a new window, Palgrave Macmillan. Download sample chapter here.
- Mah, A. (2012) Industrial Ruination, Community and Place: Landscapes and Legacies of Urban DeclineLink opens in a new window, University of Toronto Press. *Winner of the 2013 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.* Download introduction here.
- Behal, R., A. Mah, and B. Fall. (eds) (2011) Rethinking Work: Global Historical and Sociological PerspectivesLink opens in a new window, Delhi and Berlin: Tulika Books and Humboldt University.
- Feltrin, L., A. Mah, and D. Brown (2022), 'Noxious Deindustrialization: Experiences of Precarity and Pollution in Scotland’s Petrochemical CapitalLink opens in a new window,' Environment and Planning C https://doi/10.1177/23996544211056328
- Brown, D., A. Mah, and G. Walker (2021), 'The Tenacity of Trust in Petrochemical Communities: Reckoning with Risk on the Fawley Waterside (1997-2019)Link opens in a new window,' Environment and Planning E. https://doi.org/10.1177/25148486211045367
- Mah, A. (2021) 'Ecological Crisis, Decarbonisation, and Degrowth: The Dilemmas of Just Petrochemical TransformationsLink opens in a new window' Stato e Mercato, no. 121, pp. 51-78. https://doi/10.1425/101444.
- Mah, A. (2021) 'Future-Proofing Capitalism: The Paradox of the Circular Economy for PlasticsLink opens in a new window' Global Environmental Politics 21(2) https://doi.org/10.1162/glep_a_00594.
- Verbeek, T. and A. Mah (2020). 'Integration and Isolation in the Global Petrochemical Industry: A Multiscalar Corporate Network AnalysisLink opens in a new window' Economic Geography 96(20) https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2020.1794809
- Jephcote, C, D. Brown, T. Verbeek, and A. Mah. (2020). 'A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Haematological Malignancies in Residents Living Near Petrochemical Facilities'Link opens in a new window Environmental Health 19(53): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-020-00582-1
- Mah, A. and X. Wang (2019) 'Accumulated Injuries of Environmental Injustice: Living and Working with Petrochemical Pollution in Nanjing, China.' Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 109(6): 1961-1977 https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2019.1574551.
- Jephcote, C. and A. Mah. (2019) “Regional Inequalities in Benzene Exposures across the European Petrochemical Industry: A Bayesian Multilevel Modelling Approach.” Environment International 132 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.05.006
- Mah, A. and X. Wang (2017) ‘Research on Environmental Justice in China: Limitations and Possibilities.’ Chinese Journal of Environmental Law 263-272.
- Mah, A. (2017) 'Environmental Justice in the Age of Big Data: Challenging Toxic Blind Spots of Voice, Speed, and Expertise' Environmental Sociology 3 (2): 122-133. Available Open Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2016.1220849
- Mah, A. (2014) 'The Dereliction Tourist: Ethical Issues of Conducting Research in Areas of Industrial Ruination,' Sociological Research Online 19 (4), 13 http://www.socresonline.org.uk/19/4/13.html, *Winner of the 2015 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.*
- Kelan, E. and A. Mah (2014) ‘Between Idealization and Admiration: The Importance of Gender in Professional Identification Processes,’ British Journal of Management, 25(1): 91-101.
- Whiteside, N. and A. Mah (2012) 'Human Rights and Ethical Reasoning: Capabilities, Conventions and Spheres of Public Action' Sociology (Special Issue on Human Rights) 46 (5): 921-935.
- Mah, A. (2012) 'Demolition for Development: A Critical Analysis of Official Urban Imaginaries in Past and Present UK cities,' Journal Of Historical Sociology 25 (1): 151-176.
- Mah, A. (2010) 'Memory, Uncertainty and Industrial Ruination: Walker Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne,' International Journal Of Urban And Regional Research, 34 (2 ): 398-413.
- Mah, A. (2009) 'Moral Judgements and Employment Policies in Birmingham (1870-1914) : Multiplying the Categories and Treatments of the "Undeserving",' International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29 (11/12) : 575-586.
- Mah, A. (2009) 'Devastation But Also Home: Place Attachment in Areas of Industrial Decline,' Home Cultures, 6 (3): 287-310.
- Mah, A. (2020) 'Toxic Legacies and Environmental Justice,' in Environmental Justice: Key ConceptsLink opens in a new window, ed. B. Coolsaet. New York and London: Routledge.
- Mah, A. (2017) 'Ruination and Post-industrial Urban Decline,' in The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century CityLink opens in a new window, eds. R. Burdett and S. Hall, Sage. pp. 201-212.
- Mah, A. (2017) ‘Industrial Ruination and Shared Experiences: A Brief Encounter with Stoke-on-Trent.’ Topographies of the Obsolete: Ashmolean Papers, Eds. N. Brownsword and A. Mydland. Topographies of the Obsolete Publications, 50-57.
- Mah, A. (2015) 'Dangerous Cargo and Uneven Toxic Risks: Petrochemicals in the Port of New Orleans,' in Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age, eds. T. Birtchnell, S. Savitzky, and J. Urry, New York and London: Routledge, pp. 149-162.
- Mah, A. (2015) 'Reconstructing Port City Identities: Waterfront Development in Liverpool, Marseille and New Orleans,' (German) in Zeitgeschichte in HamburgLink opens in a new window. Ed. C. Strupp, University of Hamburg. pp. 38-70.
- Mah, A. (2008) ‘Ivanovo: In and Amongst the Ruins,’ in The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Old Industrial Regions. Eds. P. Benneworth and G.-J. Hospers, LIT Verlag, pp. 185-203.
- Mah, A. 2019. “A Layover Stop In the Great African American Migration: Identity, Ruination, and Memory.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. Symposium on Karida L. Brown’s Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia. 42:13, 2326-2332.
- Mah, A. 2014. “The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor- Chris Rhomberg.” Work, Employment, and Society. 28(5): 843-4.
- Mah, A. 2014. “Housing the New Russia- Jane R. Zavisca.” Contemporary Sociology 43(3): 434-435.
- Mah, A. 2012. “Rural People and Communities in the 21st Century: Resilience and Transformation- David L. Brown and Kai A. Shafft; Youth, Multiculturalism and Community Cohesion- Paul Thomas.” Sociological Review 60(1): 175-178.
- Crow, G. and A. Mah. 2012. Conceptualisations and Meanings of ‘Community’: The Theory and Operationalisation of a Contested Concept. Arts and Humanities Research Council.
- Mah, A. and G. Grow. 2011. Researching Community in the 21stCentury: An Annotated Bibliography. Arts and Humanities Research Council.
- Mah, A. (2015-2021) Founder and co-editor, Toxic NewsLink opens in a new window, an e-magazine (last issue published in 2021; available as an online archive).
- Mah, A. (2017), "The Challenges of Tackling Global Environmental Injustice," Lacuna Magazine, March 2017. http://lacuna.org.uk/environment/challenges-tackling-global-environmental-injustice/
- Mah, A. (2016), "The US Love Canal Disaster and its Legacy,' China Dialogue, https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/8878-The-US-Love-Canal-disaster-and-its-legacy, 27 April.
- Mah, A. (2013) 'Lessons from Love Canal: Toxic Expertise and Environmental Justice,' openDemocracy, http://www.opendemocracy.net/alice-mah/lessons-from-love-canal-toxic-expertise-and-environmental-justice, 7 August.
- Mah, A. (2013) 'Living with Industrial Ruination,' Discover Society 1(1), http://www.discoversociety.org/2013/10/01/living-with-industrial-ruination, October 2013