Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and Science William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
                  Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and ScienceWilliam Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

Books by William Sims Bainbridge:


2016 Virtual Sociocultural Convergence: Human Sciences of Computer Games.  London: Springer.

2016 Star Worlds: Freedom Versus Control in Online Gameworlds. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press.

2015 The Meaning and Value of Spaceflight. Springer.

2014 An Information Technology Surrogate for Religion: The Veneration of Deceased Family Members in Online Games.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2014 Personality Capture and Emulation.  London: Springer.

2013 eGods: Faith Versus Fantasy in Computer Gaming.  New York: Oxford University Press.

2011 The Virtual Future.  London: Springer.

2010 Online Multiplayer Games.  San Rafael, California: Morgan and Claypool.

2010 The Warcraft Civilization: Social Science in a Virtual World.  Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

2007 Nanoconvergence. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

2007 Across the Secular Abyss. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

2006 God from the Machine: Artificial Intelligence Models of Religious Cognition. Walnut Grove, California: AltaMira.

2002 The Endtime Family: Children of God. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.

1997 Sociology. New York: Barron's.

1997 The Sociology of Religious Movements. New York: Routledge.

1991 Goals in Space: American Values and the Future of Technology. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.

1986 Dimensions of Science Fiction. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

1978 Satan's Power: A Deviant Psychotherapy Cult. Berkeley: University of California Press. Reprinted in Italian translation as Setta Satanica, with an introduction by Massimo Introvigne, 1994. Carnago (Varese), Italia: Sugar-Co Edizioni.

1976 The Spaceflight Revolution. New York: Wiley Interscience. Reprinted with new preface, Malabar, Florida: Krieger, 1983.

With Software Programmed by the Author

1992 Social Research Methods and Statistics. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including 11 software programs and datasets)

1989 Survey Research: A Computer-Assisted Introduction. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including 9 software programs and datasets)

1987 Sociology Laboratory. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including software with 12 computer simulation programs)

1986 Experiments in Psychology. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including software for the Apple-II and IBM-PC)

Co-Authored with Rodney Stark

1996 Religion, Deviance and Social Control. New York: Routledge. (Rodney Stark and WSB)
1987 A Theory of Religion. New York: Toronto/Lang. (Rodney Stark and WSB) "Outstanding Scholarship" Award, Pacific Sociological Association, 1993. Reprinted with new preface, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1996. Translated into Polish as Teoria Religi, Krakow: Nomos, 2000.
1985 The Future of Religion. Berkeley: University of California Press. (Rodney Stark & WSB) "Outstanding Book of the Year" Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, 1986. Reprinted in Chinese, 2006, China Renmin University Press.

Edited and Co-Edited

2016.  Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco) 

2013 Convergence of Knowledge, Technology and Society.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco, WSB, Bruce Tonn, George Whitesides)

2012 Leadership in Science and Technology.  Two volumes.  Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

2010 Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual.  London: Springer.

2006 Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing. New York: New York Academy of Sciences. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco).

2006 Nanotechnology: Societal Implications--Maximizing Benefit for Humanity. Berlin: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2006 Nanotechnology: Societal Implications--Individual Perspectives. Berlin: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2006 Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society. Berlin: Springer. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco).

2004 Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Two volumes.  Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire.

2003 Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2001 Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).


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