Carter, T (2008) The Quality of Home Runs: The Passion, Politics, and Language of Cuban Baseball. Durham: Duke University Press. WINNER 2009 Outstanding Book Award, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
Carter, T (2016) Cuba’s Challenges Hosting the 1991 Pan American Games and the Spectacle of the Revolution’s ‘Soft’ Power. International Journal of the History of Sport. 33(1-2): 186-202.
Carter, T (2014) Game Changer: The Role of Sport in Revolution. International Journal of the History of Sport. 31(7): 735-746.
Carter, T (2013) The (Soft) Power of Sport: The Comprehensive and Contradictory Strategies of Cuba’s Sport-Based Internationalism, with Robert Huish and Simon C. Darnell. International Journal of Cuban Studies. 5 (1): 26-40.
Carter, T (2012) The USA and Sporting Diplomacy: Comparing and Contrasting the Cases of Table Tennis with China and Baseball with Cuba in the 1970s, with John Sugden. International Relations. 26 (1): 101-121.
Carter, T (2011) Absence Makes the State Grow Stronger: Preliminary Thoughts on Revolutionary Space, Spectacle, and State Legitimacy. Cuban Intersections of Literary and Urban Spaces. Carlos Riobó, ed. Albany: State University of New York Press. pp 49-64.
Carter, T (2008) Of Spectacular Phantasmal Desires: Tourism and the Cuban State’s Complicity in its Commodification of its Citizens. Leisure Studies. 27 (3): 241-257.
Carter, T (2008) New Rules to the Old Game: Cuban Sport and State Legitimacy in the Post-Soviet Era. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. 15 (2): 194-215.
Carter, T (2007) Pelota en la Plaza: Some preliminary considerations on spatializing culture in Cuba in Image, Power and Space: Studies in Consumption and Identity. Alan Tomlinson and Jonathan M. Woodham, eds. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer. Pp. 97-112.
Carter, T (2007) A Relaxed State of Affairs?: On Leisure, Tourism, and Cuban Identity in The Discipline of Leisure: Embodying Cultures of “Recreation”. Simon Coleman and Tamara Kohn, eds. Oxford: Berghahn. pp 127-145.
Carter, T (2006) Cuba: Community, Fans, and Ballplayers in Baseball without Borders: The International Pastime. George Gmelch, ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. pp 147-159.