Ley, D., 2010. Millionaire Migrants: Trans-Pacific Life Lines. Oxford and New Malden, MA: Blackwell-Wiley, 314 pp.
Ley, D., 1996. The New Middle Class and the Remaking of the Central City. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 383 pp.
Hasson, S. and D. Ley, 1994. Neighbourhood Organisations and the Welfare State. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 387 pp.
Duncan, J. and D. Ley (eds.), 1993. Place/Culture/Representation. London and New York: Routledge, 341 pp.
Bourne, L. and D. Ley (eds.), 1993. The Changing Social Geography of Canadian Cities. Montreal: McGill-Queens Press, 487 pp.
Clarke, C., D. Ley and C. Peach (eds.), 1984. Geography and Ethnic Pluralism. London and Boston: Allen and Unwin, 294 pp. (Spanish edition, 1987).
Ley, D., 1983. A Social Geography of the City. New York and London: Harper and Row, 449 pp.
Ley, D. and M. Samuels (eds.), 1978. Humanistic Geography. Chicago: Maaroufa/Methuen, London: Croom Helm, 337 pp.
Ley, D. (ed.), 1974. Community Participation and the Spatial Order of the City. Vancouver, BC: Tantalus Publications, 126 pp.
Ley, D., 1974. The Black Inner City as Frontier Outpost: Images and Behaviour of a Philadelphia Neighbourhood. Washington, DC: Association of American Geographers, Monograph Series No. 7, 282 pp.