2016. Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2013. Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
2009. Coeditor with Ahmad Sa’di. Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory. New York: Columbia University Press.
2008. Writing Women's Worlds: Bedouin Stories. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2005. Dramas of Nationhood: The Politics of Television in Egypt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
1998. Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East. Princeton: Princeton University Press.