Publications

Below is a sample of some of the key and recent publications by CIGS staff.

Hollin. G, (Online first). Making a murderer: Media renderings of brain injury and Aaron Hernandez as a medical and sporting subjectSocial Science & Medicine.

Pearce, R., Moon, I., Gupta K. and Steinberg, D.L. eds. (2020) The Emergence of Trans: Cultures, Politics and Everyday LivesAbingdon: Routledge.

Holliday R, Jones M, Bell D. (2019). Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism. Manchester: Manchester University Press

Hollin G. (2019). From the profound to the mundane: Questionnaires as emerging technologies in autism genetics. Science, Technology, and Human Values. 44(4), pp. 634-659

Tzanakou, C. and Pearce, R. (2019) ‘Moderate feminism within or against the neoliberal university? The example of Athena SWAN’, Gender, Work & Organization, 26(8): 1191-1211.

Pearce, R. and White, F.R. (2019) ‘Beyond the pregnant man: representing trans pregnancy in A Deal With The Universe’, Feminist Media Studies, 19(5): 764-767.

Pearce, R. and Lohman, K. (2019) ‘De/constructing DIY identities in a trans music scene’, Sexualities, 22(1-2): 97-113.

Throsby K. (2018). Giving up sugar and the inequalities of abstinenceSociology of Health and Illness. 40(6), pp. 954-968

Allen K, Mendick H, Harvey L, Ahmad A. (2018). Celebrity, Aspiration and Contemporary Youth: Education and Inequality in an Era of Austerity. London: Bloomsbury Press

Holliday R. (2018). Vagina dialogues: theorizing the ‘designer vagina. In: Griffin G; Jordal M (eds.) Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries; Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World. Oxon

Martin, J. (2018), Something old, something new: the wedding spectacle across contemporary media cultures, Celebrity Studies, 9(1): 153-156

Pearce, R. (2018) Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility. Bristol: Policy Press.

Hollin G. (2017). Failing, hacking, passing: Autism, entanglement, and the ethics of transformationBioSocieties. 12(4), pp. 611-633

Hollin G, Forysth I, Giraud G, Potts T. (2017). (Dis)entangling Barad: Materialisms and ethicsSocial Studies of Science. 47(6), pp. 918-941

Giraud E, Hollin G. 2016. Care, laboratory beagles and affective utopiaTheory, Culture and Society. 33(4), pp. 27-49

Allen K. (2016). Top girls navigating austere times: interrogating youth transitions since the ‘crisis’Journal of Youth Studies. 19(6), pp. 805-820

Throsby K. (2016). Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity. Manchester: Manchester University Press

Allen K, Harvey L, Mendick H. (2015). ‘Justin Bieber Sounds Girlie’: Young People’s Celebrity Talk and Contemporary Masculinities. Sociological Research Online. 20(3), pp. 1-15

Allen K, Mendick H, Harvey L, Ahmad A. (2015). Welfare Queens, Thrifty Housewives, and Do-It-All Mums: Celebrity motherhood and the cultural politics of austerityFeminist Media Studies. 15(6), pp. 907-925

Throsby K. (2015). You can’t be too vain to gain if you want to swim the Channel’: Marathon swimming and the construction of heroic fatnessInternational Review for the Sociology of Sport. 50(7), pp. 769-784

Holliday R, Bell D, Cheung O, Jones M, Probyn E. (2015). Brief encounters: Assembling cosmetic surgery tourism. Social Science and Medicine. 124, pp. 298-304

Allen K, Tyler I, De Benedictis S. (2014). Thinking with ‘White Dee’: The Gender Politics of ‘Austerity Porn’Sociological Research Online. 19(3)

Throsby K. (2013). If I go in a cranky sea lion, I come out like a smiling dolphin: marathon swimming and the unexpected pleasures of being a body in waterFeminist Review. 103, pp. 5-22

Holliday R, Bell D, Hardy K, Hunter E, Jones M, Probyn E, Sanchez Taylor J. (2013). Beautiful face, beautiful place: relational geographies and gender in cosmetic surgery tourism websites. Gender Place and Culture.

Holliday R, Potts T. (2012). Kitsch! Cultural Politics and Taste. Manchester: Manchester University Press

Throsby K. (2012). Obesity surgery and the management of excess: exploring the body multipleSociology of Health and Illness. 34(1), pp. 1-15