1995- Selwyn Ryan, Taimoon Stewart and Roy McCree, eds. The Black Power Revolution 1970: A Retrospective. The University of the West Indies, Trinidad: Institute of Social and Economic Research.
1997-Selwyn Ryan, Roy Mc Cree and Godfrey St. Bernard, eds. Behind the Bridge: Poverty, Patronage and Politics in Laventille, Trinidad. The University of the West Indies, Trinidad: Institute of Social and Economic Research.
1995- "Conflict, Continuity and Change in the Organization of Sport in a Trinidad Community." In The Social Role of Sport in the Caribbean, edited by Michael Malec, 173-196. United States: Gordon and Breach.
1995- "Blackman on a White Horse." In The Black Power Revolution 1970: A Retrospective, edited by Selwyn Ryan,Taimoon Stewart and Roy McCree, 523-541. University of the West Indies, Trinidad: Institute of Social and Economic Research.
1999 - “Ethnicity and Cultural Festivals in Trinidad and Tobago.” In Race, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean, edited by Ralph Premdas, 115-142. UWI, St. Augustine: School of Continuing Studies.
1999- “Discrimination at Nightclubs: Jamming Racism in Contemporary Trinidad.” In Race, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean, edited by Ralph Premdas, 282-320. UWI, School of Continuing Studies.
2010-“Sport and Multiple Identities in Post-War Trinidad: The Case of McDonald Bailey.” In The Sociology of Sport and Social Theory, edited by Earl Smith, Chapter 15, 201-214. Human Kinetics. https://www.amazon.com/Sociology-Sport-Social-Theory-Smith/dp/0736075720
2014-“Student Athletic Migration from Trinidad and Tobago.” In Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration, edited by Sine Agergaard and Nina Clara Tiesler, 73-85. London and New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Women-Soccer-and-Transnational-Migration-1st-E...
2014-“Race, colour and class in Caribbean Society.” In Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender, edited by Shirley Jackson, 233-239. London and New York: Routledge. https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9780203095454.ch19
2015- “The Fight Outside the Ring: Female Boxing Officials in Trinidad and Tobago.” In Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World, edited by Alex Channon and Christopher Matthews, 104-118. London: Palgrave MacMillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137439352
2016 - "Sociology of Sport: English-Speaking Caribbean." In Sociology of Sport: A Global Subdiscipline in Review, edited by Kevin Young, 343-359. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
2017-"Caribbean Sport Sociology: The Ongoing Journey" In Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives Vol: 10, edited by Kevin Young, 119-133. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1476-285420170000010008
2018-“The Boundaries of Publication: The Making of Beyond a Boundary.” In Marxism, Colonialism and Cricket: C.L.R. James’s Beyond a Boundary, edited by David Featherstone, Christopher Gair, Christian Høgsbjerg, and Andrew Smith, 72-87. Duke University Press. https://www.dukeupress.edu/marxism-colonialism-and-cricket
2018-“Autoethnography and public sociology of sport in the Caribbean: Engagement, disengagement and despair.” In Critical Research in Sport, Health and Physical Education, edited by Richard Pringle, Hakan Larsson and Göran Gerdin, 52-63: London and New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis. https://www.routledge.com/Critical-Research-in-Sport-Health-and-Physical...
2020-“High Jack: Soccer and Sport Diplomacy in the Caribbean, 1961-2018.” In Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914, edited by Heather Dichter, 178-197. The University Press of Kentucky.
Articles in Refereed Journals
1990-"Whither Jets, Hawks and Civic? The Organization of Sport in a Community in Trinidad: The Case of Point Fortin, 1970-1986." Arena Review 14, no.1 (May-June 1990): 86-100. Centre for the Study of Sport in Society: Northeastern University, Boston, USA.
1996- “The Chinese Game of Whe Whe in Trinidad: From Criminalization to Criminalization.” Caribbean Quarterly 42(2&3) (June-September 1996):1-28. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00086495.1996.11671843
1998-“Violence: A Preliminary Look at Gangs in Trinidad and Tobago.” Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Social Psychology. 3(1&2) (January/July 1998):155-173.
2000- "Professional Soccer in the Caribbean: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago." International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 35(2) (June): 199-218. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/101269000035002005
2008-“Modern Sport, Middle Classes and Globalization in the Post -War Caribbean 1945-1952: Variations on a Theme.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 25(4) (March):472-492.
2009-“The Social Bases for the Exclusion of Sport from Caribbean Economic Development.” Iberoamericana: Nordic Journal of Latin American Studies 38(1-2): 154-176. https://www.iberoamericana.se/articles/abstract/10.16993/ibero.85/
2009-“Sport Policy and the New Public Management in the Caribbean: Convergence or Resurgence?” Public Management Review, 11(4) July:461-476. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14719030902989532
2010. “Female Boxing and Violence in Trinidad.” Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 2010. 4(2): 43-58.
2011. “The Death of a Female Boxer: Media, Sport, Nationalism, and Gender.” Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 35(4):327-349.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0193723511426290. November 11 2011.
2016-“In the Crucible of Change: Bailey, Britain and the Post-War Olympic Games.” Sport in Society. Published online 22 January 2016.
2016-“Female Sport and Parenting in the Caribbean.” Women, Gender and Families of Color, 4(1) (Spring): 36-56. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5406/womgenfamcol.4.1.0036
2021-“The state and sport in Trinidad and Tobago, 1947–2019.” International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2021.1905036.
2020-Hilary McD. Beckles, Cricket without a Cause: Fall and Rise of the Mighty West Indian Cricketers. Kingston: Ian Randle, 2017. 219 pp. Caribbean Quarterly, 66(4) December 2020: 136-139.
2020- Selwyn Ryan. 2016. Selected Writings on Race, Class and Gender in Trinidad and Tobago: The Struggle for Hegemony. University of the West Indies, St Augustine: Multi Media Production Center. 246 pages. Social and Economic Studies 69(1&2) .
i. 2013-This video deals with a panel presentation at the 50th Anniversary Conference on CLR James’ Beyond a Boundary, held at the University of Glasgow, Scotland from 10-11 May 2013. My presentation was entitled, “The Boundaries of Publication: Untold Story of Beyond a Boundary.” Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYCh0wYwFMY
ii. 2016/2017-“Every Cook Can Govern..” This is a 2 hour documentary on the Life and Work of CLR James undertaken by British based company, Worldwrite. It is available at the following websites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kugTrNXCGSk or
A short trailer version is also available here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/clrjames
For this documentary, I served in the roles of narrator, commentator on the book and tour guide to the family home and resting place of James in Trinidad.