Refereed journal articles
Book Chapters
Unrefereed articles and conference proceedings
Book Reviews


Brickell, C. (2017) Teenagers: The Rise of Youth Culture in New Zealand, Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Brickell, C. (2014) Southern Men: Gay Lives in Pictures, Dunedin: Genre Books.

Brickell, C. (2013) Two-by-Two: Men in Pairs, Dunedin: Genre Books.

Brickell, C. (2012) Manly Affections: The Photographs of Robert Gant 1885-1915, Dunedin: Genre Books.

Brickell, C. (2008) Mates & Lovers: A History of Gay New Zealand, Auckland: Random House/Godwit.

Refereed journal articles

Brickell, C., Gorman-Murray, A. and De Jong, A. (forthcoming) 'Queer Trans-Tasman Mobility, Then and Now', Australian Geographer.

Gorman-Murray, A. and Brickell, C. (2017) 'Over the Ditch: A Visual Language of Queer Mobilities at the Nexus of Art, Geography and History', ACME: An International E-journal for Critical Geographies, 16(3): www.acme-journal.org/index.php/acme/article/view/1368

Brickell, C. (2016) 'Friendship, Intimacy and Desire in Young New Zealanders' Diaries, 1880-1940', New Zealand Journal of History, 50(1): 69:87. [view]

Brickell, C. (2015) 'Histories of Adolescence and Affect: Setting an Agenda', History Compass, 13(8): 385-395. [view]

Brickell, C. (2015) 'Networks of Affect, Male Homoeroticism and the Second World War: A Soldier's Archive', Social and Cultural Geography, 16(2): 183:202.

Brickell, C., Tolich, M., and Scarth, B. (2014) 'Sociology Before Sociology at Otago University', New Zealand Sociology, 29(4): 27-44. [view]

Brickell, C. (2014) 'Affect and the History of Masculinities', Qualitative Research Journal, 14(1): 28-40. [view]

Brickell, C. (2014) 'Sensation and the Making of New Zealand Adolescence', Journal of Social History, 47(4): 994-1020. [view]

Stock, P.V. and Brickell, C. (2013) 'Nature's Good For You: Sir Truby King, Seacliff Asylum and the Greening of Health Care in New Zealand, 1889-1922', Health & Place 22: 107-114. [view]

Brickell, C. (2013) 'On the Case of Youth: Case Files, Case Studies, and the Social Construction of Adolescence', Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 16(1): 50-80. [view]

Brickell, C. (2013) 'The Teenager and the Social Scientist', New Zealand Sociology 28(1): 36-61. [view]

Brickell, C. (2012) 'Man Alone or Men Entwined: Reconsidering Colonial Masculinity', Journal of New Zealand Studies NS 13: 11-33. [view]

Brickell, C. (2012) 'Queens Gardens, 1949: The Anxious Spaces of Postwar New Zealand Masculinity', New Zealand Geographer 68(2): 81-91. [view]

Brickell, C. (2012) '"Waiting for Uncle Ben": Age-structured Homosexuality in New Zealand, 1920-1950', Journal of the History of Sexuality 21(3): 467-495.

Brickell, C. (2012) 'Sexuality, Power and the Sociology of the Internet', Current Sociology 60(1): 27-43.

Brickell, C. (2011) 'Homoerotic Subjectivities and the Historical Imagination', Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review 7(2): 89-101. [view]

Brickell, C. (2010) 'Sex, Space and Scripts: Negotiating Homoeroticism in History', Social and Cultural Geography 11(6): 597-613.

Brickell, C. (2010) 'Soldier to Civilian: Army Education and Postwar New Zealand Citizenship', History of Education 39(3): 363-382.

Brickell, C. (2010) 'Visualizing Homoeroticism: The Photographs of Robert Gant, 1887-1892', Visual Anthropology 23(2): 136-157.

Brickell, C. (2009) 'Sexuality and the Dimensions of Power', Sexuality and Culture 13(2): 57-74. [view]

Brickell, C. (2008) 'Court Records and the History of Male Homosexuality', Archifacts October: 25-44. [view]

Brickell, C. (2007) 'Sex Education, Homosexuality and Social Contestation in 1970s New Zealand', Sex Education 7(4): 387-406. [view]

Brickell, C. (2007) 'Those "Other Sociologists": Social Analysis Before Sociology', New Zealand Sociology 22(2): 195-218. [view]

Brickell, C. (2006) 'A Symbolic Interactionist History of Sexuality?', Rethinking History 10(3): 415-432. [view]

Brickell, C. (2006) 'Sexology, the Homo/Hetero Binary, and the Complexities of Male Sexual History', Sexualities 9(4): 423-427. [view]

Brickell, C. (2006) 'The Politics of Post-war Consumer Culture', New Zealand Journal of History 40(2): 133-155. [view]

Brickell, C. (2006) 'The Sociological Construction of Gender and Sexuality', Sociological Review 54(1): 87-113. [view]

Brickell, C. (2005) 'Same-sex Desire and the Asylum: A Colonial Experience', New Zealand Journal of History 39(2): 158-178. [view]

Brickell, C. (2005) 'Masculinities, Performativity, and Subversion: A Sociological Reappraisal', Men and Masculinities 8(1): 24-43. [view]

Brickell, C. (2005) 'Sex Instruction and the Construction of Homosexuality in New Zealand, 1920-1965', Sex Education 5(2): 123-140. [view]

Brickell, C. (2004) 'Travelling Orthodoxies?: Sexuality and "Political Correctness" in New Zealand', Journal of Communication Inquiry, 28(2): 104-121. [view]

Brickell, C. (2003) 'Iconographies of "The House" and the Political Imagination in 1940s New Zealand', Journal of Design History, 16(4): 291-306. [view]

Brickell, C. (2003) 'Performativity or Performance?: Clarifications in the Sociology of Gender', New Zealand Sociology, 18(2): 158-178. [view]

Brickell, C. (2002) 'Through the (New) Looking Glass: Gendered Bodies, Fashion and Resistance in Post-war New Zealand', Journal of Consumer Culture, 2(2): 241-269. [view]

Brickell, C. (2001) 'Whose "Special Treatment"? Heterosexism and the Problems With Liberalism', Sexualities, 4(2) May: 211-236. [view]

Brickell, C. (2000) 'Heroes and Invaders: Gay and Lesbian Pride Parades and the Public/Private Distinction in New Zealand Media Accounts', Gender, Place and Culture, 7(2): 163-178. [view]

Brickell, C. (1998) 'Liberated at Levenes: The Brave New (Right) World of the "Gay Consumer"', Sites: A Journal of South Pacific Cultural Studies, Autumn: 75-89. [view]

Book chapters

Brickell, C. (forthcoming, 2018) 'Same-sex Desire and Young New Zealanders Before 1950', in Daniel Marshall (ed), Queer Youth Histories, Houndmills: Palgrave.

Brickell, C. (forthcoming, 2017) 'Putting Together a History of New Zealand's Teenagers', in Carl Davidson and Martin Tolich (eds), Social Science Research in New Zealand, 3rd edition, Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Brickell, C. (forthcoming, 2017) 'Maritime Masculinities', in Frances Steel (ed), New Zealand and the Sea: Historical Perspectives, Wellington: Bridget Williams Books.

Brickell, C. (2017) 'Theorising Power Online', in Elena Martellozzo and Emma Jane (eds), Cybercrime and its Victims, Abingdon: Routledge: 43-58.

Willett, G. and Brickell, C. (2016) 'LGBTIQ Activism in Australia and New Zealand', in Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell: 1-5.

Brickell, C. (2015) 'Badness Personified: Nola Pratt's Photograph Album', in Annabel Cooper, Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla (eds), The Lives of Objects, Dunedin: Otago University Press: 262-267.

Brickell, C. (2014) 'Sexuality, Symbolic Interactionism and Social Constructionism', in S. Newmahr and T. Weinberg (eds), Selves, Sexualities and Symbols. London: Sage: 5-16.

Brickell, C. (2013) 'Men Together: Intimacy and Eroticism in Pre-World War I New Zealand', in Y. Smaal and G. Willett (eds), Gay and Lesbian Perspectives VII. Melbourne: Monash University Publishing: 1-24

Brickell, C. (2012) 'Moral Panic or Critical Mass?: The Queer Contradictions of 1950s New Zealand', in H. Bauer and M. Cook (eds), Queer 1950s: Rethinking Sexuality in the Postwar Years. Houndmills: Palgrave: 94-114.

Brickell, C. (2011) 'At the Borders of Colonial Masculinity: Robert Gant's Photographs of Men Together', in A. Wanhalla and E. Wolf (eds), Early New Zealand Photography: Images and Essays. Dunedin: Otago University Press: 66-71.

Brickell, C. (2010) 'Nouvelle Zélande: Jeunesse et Homosexualité Dans L'Immédiat Après-guerre' ('New Zealand Youth, Homosexuality and the Immediate Postwar World'), in V. Blanchard, R. Revenin and J-J. Yvorel (eds), Jeunes et Sexualités: Initiations, Interdits, Identités (19e-21e siècle). Paris: Autrement: 352-362.

Brickell, C. (2009) 'Sexuality, Morality and Society', in G. Byrnes (ed.), The New Oxford History of New Zealand. Melbourne: Oxford University Press: 465-486. [view]

Brickell, C. (2007) 'Gendering', in C. L. West-Newman, S. Matthewman and B. Curtis (eds.), Being Sociological. Houndmills: Palgrave: 193-211.

Brickell, C. (2005) 'The Emergence of a Gay Identity' in A. Kirkman and P. Moloney (eds.), Sexuality Down Under: Social and Historical Perspectives. Dunedin: Otago University Press: 63-78.

Brickell, C. (2005) 'Writing Homosexual Histories: The Case of "Sex Instruction"', in Alison Laurie and Linda Evans (eds.), Outlines: Lesbian and Gay Histories in Aotearoa. Wellington: LAGANZ: 37-47.

Brickell, C. (2005) 'The Transformation of Heterosexism and its Paradoxes', in C. Ingraham (ed.), Thinking Straight: The Power, the Promise and the Paradox of Heterosexuality. New York: Routledge: 85-106. [view]

Brickell, C. and Taylor, B. (2004) 'What it Means to be a Gay Man', in L. Alice and L. Star (eds.), Queer in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Palmerston North: Dunmore: 145-164.

Brickell, C. (2004) 'Scripts'; 'Voluntarism'; 'Critical Heterosexual Studies'; 'Masculinity'; 'Sex', in J. Eadie (ed.), Sexuality: The Essential Glossary. London: Arnold: 42-3; 127-8; 189; 193-4; 242-3.

Malthus, J. and Brickell, C. (2003) 'Producing and Consuming Gender: Clothing in Southern Dunedin', in B. Brookes, A. Cooper and R. Law (eds.), Sites of Gender: Women, Men and Modernity in Southern Dunedin, 1890-1940. Auckland: Auckland University Press: 123-150.

Unrefereed articles and conference proceedings

Brickell, C. and Wanhalla, A. (2016) 'Editorial Introduction: Writing New Zealand's Sexual Histories', New Zealand Journal of History, 50(1): 3-12. [view]

Brickell, C. (2011) 'Bookmaking: Chris Brickell explores the possibilities of "democratic publishing"', New Zealand Books 21(4): 12.

Treharne, G. and Brickell, C. (2011) 'Editorial: Accessing Queer Data in a Multidisciplinary World: Where Do We Go From Queer?', Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review 7(2): 83-88. [view]

Treharne, G., Brickell, C. and Chinn, A. (2011) 'Surveying "Non-Heterosexual Orientation": The Problems of Unstratified Sampling, Non-Inclusive Categorizations, and Implied Causality: Commentary on Wells, McGee and Beautrais (2011)', Archives of Sexual Behavior 40: 663-665.

Brickell, C. (2011) 'Gay Lives', Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, www.teara.govt.nz.

Brickell, C., Seymour, M., Callister, S., Gorman-Murray, A. and Aldrich, R. (2009) 'Review Symposium: Chris Brickell's Mates and Lovers', New Zealand Sociology 24(1): 64-77. [view]

Brickell, C. (2007) 'Parallel Worlds?: Queered Spaces and the Art of Camouflage', in Queer Space: Centres and Peripheries, Proceedings of Conference 2007. [available online]

Brickell, C. (2003) 'The Social Constructionisms of Gender and Sexuality', in Knowledge: Capitalism: Critique: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand, Proceedings of Conference 2003. [available online]

Brickell, C. (2002) '"We Cannot Afford to Linger Too Long": Sex Instruction and the Formulation of "Homosexuality" During the 1940s', in Social Science in the 21st Century: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand, Proceedings of Conference 2002 CD-ROM.

Brickell, C. (2002) 'Exploring the Contours of Resistance: The Example of Dior's "New Look" in New Zealand', in Social Diversity and the Politics of Exclusion: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand, Proceedings of Conference 2001: 70-76.

Brickell, C. (2001) 'Politics, Consumption and the Sale of Ideology in 1940s New Zealand', in Reinvigorating New Zealand Sociology: Practices, Projects, Politics and Protests: Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand, Proceedings of Conference 2000: 30-35.

Brickell, C. (2001) 'Labour, National and the Postwar Consumer', History Now 7(4): 17-20.

Book Reviews

Brickell, C. (2017) Queen and Country: Same-Sex Desire in the British Armed Forces, 1939-1945, Vickers, E., Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013, Journal of the History of Sexuality 26(2): 344-345..

Brickell, C. (2014) Knowing Victims: Feminism, Agency and Victim Politics in Neoliberal Times, Stringer, R., Hove: Routledge, 2014, New Zealand Sociology 29(2): 125-127.

Brickell, C. (2014) Young People and the Shaping of Public Space in Melbourne, 1870-1914, Sleight, S., Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, Social History 39(4): 591-592.

Brickell, C. (2014) Odd Couples: A History of Gay Marriage in Scandanavia, Rydstrom, J., Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2011, Journal of the History of Sexuality, 23(2): 322-324.

Brickell, C. (2013) Men and Manliness on the Frontier: Queensland and British Columbia in the Mid-Nineteenth Century, Hogg, R., Houndmills: Palgrave, 2012, Australian Journal of Politics and History 59(3): 473-4.

Brickell, C. (2012) 'Queer Histories, Queer Places, Queer Lives'; review of Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne, Murdoch, W., Marshall, D., Willett, G. and Carr, A. (eds) Parkville: Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives, 2011; Out Here: Gay and Lesbian Perspectives VI, Smaal, Y. and Willett,G. (eds) Clayton: Monash University Publishing, 2011; Queen City of the South: Gay and Lesbian Melbourne, Willett, G. and Arnold, J. (eds) Melbourne: La Trobe Journal, 2011. H-Net Reviews, 1 May: [view]

Brickell, C. (2008) The Language and Sexuality Reader, Cameron D. and Kulick, D. (eds), London: Routledge, 2006, Sexualities 11(4): 516-518.

Brickell, C. (2004) Gay Men, Sex and HIV. Worth, H., Palmerston North: Dunmore, 2003, New Zealand Sociology 19(2): 158-161.

Brickell, C. (2004) The Science/Fiction of Sex: Feminist Deconstruction and the Vocabularies of Heterosex. Potts, A., London: Routledge 2002, Sexualities 7(3): 373-375.

Brickell, C. (2002) Gender: A Sociological Reader. Jackson, J. and Scott, S. (eds.) London: Routledge, 2001, New Zealand Sociology 17(2): 350-353.

Brickell, C. (2002) The Life of Brian: Masculinities, Sexualities and Health in New Zealand. Worth, H., Paris, A., and Allen, L. (eds.) Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2002, Sociological Research Online 7(4). [available online]

Brickell, C. (2001): His Way: A Biography of Robert Muldoon. Gustafson, B. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2000, History Now May: 7(2): 26-7.

Brickell, C. (2001) Sexuality and Democracy: Identities and Strategies in Lesbian and Gay Politics. Rahman, M. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000, Journal of Sociology 37(1): 109-110.

Brickell, C. (2001) Gendered Speech in Social Context: Perspectives from Town and Gown. Holmes, J. (ed.) Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2000, New Zealand Sociology 16(2): 134-138.