McClain, Paula D. 1979. Alienation and Resistance: The Political Behavior of Afro-Canadians . San Francisco, CA: R & E Research Associates.
McClain, Paula D. 1982. “Black Female Homicide Victims and Offenders: Are They From the Same Population?” Death Education 6 (Fall): 265–278.10.1080/07481188208252134
McClain, Paula D. 1982–1983–a. “Environment of Risk and Racial Attitudes Toward Gun Regulation: A Test of the Social Reality Thesis.” Journal of Environmental Systems 12: 229–248.10.2190/V9KA-MYJ4-C8E0-8E1E
McClain, Paula D. 1982–1983–b. Paula D. McClain Curriculum Vitae -7- “Black Females and Lethal Violence: Has Time Changed the Circumstances Under Which They Kill?” Omega: Journal of Death and Dying 13: 13–25.10.2190/28P5-N05B-Y57F-KN47
McClain, Paula D. and Karnig, Albert K.. 1990. “Black and Hispanic Socioeconomic and Political Competition.” American Political Science Review (June): 535–54510.2307/1963534
McClain, Paula D. 1990. “Agenda-Setting, Public Policy, and Minority Group Influence: An Introduction.” Policy Studies Review 9 (Winter): 263-272.10.1111/j.1541-1338.1989.tb01124.x
McClain, Paula D. 1993. “Urban Violence: Agendas, Politics, and Problem Redefinition,” in Minority Group Influence: Agenda Setting, Formulation, and Public Policy, ed. McClain, Paula D.. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
McClain, Paula D. 1995. “Thirty Years of Urban Policies: Frankly, My Dears, We Don’t Give a Damn!” Urban Affairs Review (May): 641–644.
McClain, Paula D. 1996. “A Coalition and Competition: Patterns of Black-Latino Relations in Urban Politics,” in The Politics of Minority Coalitions: Race, Ethnicity, and Shared Uncertainties, ed. Rich, Wilbur C.. New York: Praeger.
McClain, Paula D. 2006. “Racial Intergroup Relations in a Set of Cities: A Twenty-Year Perspective.” (Presidential Address) Journal of Politics 68 (4, November): 757–770.10.1111/j.1468-2508.2006.00468.x
McClain, Paula D., Carter, Niambi M., DeFrancesco Soto, Victoria M., Lyle, Monique L., Grynaviski, Jeffrey D., Nunnally, Shayla C., Scotto, Thomas J., Kendrick, J. Alan, Lackey, Gerald F., and Davenport Cotton, Kendra. 2006. “Racial Distancing in a Southern City: Latino Immigrants’ Views of Black Americans.” Journal of Politics 68 (3, August): 571–584.10.1111/j.1468-2508.2006.00446.x
McClain, Paula D. and Stewart, Joseph Jr. 1995. “W(h)ither the Voting Rights Act after Shaw v. Reno: Advancing to the Past?” PS: Political Science and Politics 28 (March): 24–26.
Rose, Harold M. and McClain, Paula D.. 1990. Race, Place, and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.