Fricke, Tom E. 2006. "Mystery and Manners: A Conversation with Robert Coles." Michigan Quarterly Review, 45(1): 7-26.
Fricke, Tom E. 2006. "Imagining Yhebe: Of friendship and the field." Michigan Quarterly Review, 45(1): 197-217.
Fricke, Tom E. 2002. "Human Natures: Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect." Population and Development Review, 28(1): 149-150.
Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Studying West River." LSA Magazine, 23(2): 4-9.
Fricke, Tom E. 1997. "The uses of culture in demographic research: A continuing place for community studies." Population and Development Review, 23(4): 825-832.
Frey, William H., Tom E. Fricke, William Axinn, and Arland Thornton. 1993. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with Their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." American Anthropologist, 95(2): 395-419. Abstract. Licensed Access.
Axinn, William, Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. 1991. "The Microdemographic Community-Study Approach: Improving Survey Data by Integrating the Ethnographic Method." Sociological Methods and Research, 20(2): 187-217. DOI. Abstract.
Fricke, Tom E. 2005. "Taking culture seriously : making the social survey ethnographic." In Discovering successful pathways in children's development: mixed methods in the study of childhood and family life edited by Thomas S Weisner. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.
Thornton, Arland, William Axinn, Tom E. Fricke, and Duane Alwin. 2001. "Values and Beliefs in the Lives of Children and Families." In The Well-Being of Children and Families: Research and Data Needs edited by Arland Thornton. Pp. 215-243. Ann Arbor, MI: Univeristy of Michigan Press.
Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Home Work." In Anthropology and Middle Class Working Families: A Research Agenda edited by Mary Margaret Overbey and Kathryn Marie Dudley. Pp. 52-56. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association.
Fricke, Tom E. 2000. "Cultural Dilemmas in Changing Work and Family Life in the United States." In Balancing Acts: Easing the Burdens and Improving the Options for Working Families edited by Eileen Appelbaum. Pp. 37-47. Washington DC : Economic Policy Institute.
Yang, L.S., Arland Thornton, and Tom E. Fricke. 2000. "Religion and Family Formation in Transitional Taiwan: The Decline of Ancestral Authority." In Family, Religion and Social Change in Diverse Societies edited by S.K. Houseknecht and J.G. Pankhurst. Pp. 121-146. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Dahal, Dilli R., Tom E. Fricke, and Arland Thornton. "The Family Contexts of Marriage Timing: Women's Entry into First Marriage in a Central Himalayan Village of Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 93-284. August 1993. Abstract.
Fricke, Tom E., William Axinn, and Arland Thornton. "Marriage, Social Inequality, and Women's Contact with their Natal Families in Alliance Societies: Two Tamang Examples." PSC Research Report No. 92-265. November 1992. Abstract.
Fricke, Tom E. 2002. "HABITS OF THE HEARTLAND: CHANGING WORK-FAMILY CULTURES." CEEL Working Paper 033-02.
Fricke, Tom E. 2001. "The Farming Family: Work, Character, and Change in Rural America." CEEL Working Paper.
Fricke, Tom E. 2001. "Taking culture seriously: making the social survey ethnographic." CEEL Working Paper 022-01.