Brickell, C. and Collard, J. (eds) (in press) Queer Objects, Dunedin: Otago University Press; Manchester: Manchester University Press; New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

McManus, R.; Matthewman, S.; Brickell, C.; McLennan, G. and Spoonley, P. (2019) Exploring Society: Sociology for New Zealand Students, 4th Edition, Auckland: Auckland University Press.

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. and Gilmour, F. (in press) 'The Dialectics of Motherhood in 1950s New Zealand', Journal of Family History.

Brickell, C. (2019) 'Transport Cultures and Young People's Histories in New Zealand', Journal of Historical Geography, 63(1): 2-11.

Brickell, C. (2018) 'Unpublished Post-war Writing and Emergent Gay Cultures', Journal of New Zealand Studies, NS26: 18-33.

Bennett, J. and Brickell, C. (2018) 'Surveilling the Mind and Body: Medicalising and De-medicalising Homosexuality in 1970s New Zealand', Medical History, 62(2): 199-216.

Brickell, C., Gorman-Murray, A., and de Jong, A. (2018) 'Queer Trans-Tasman Mobility, Then and Now', Australian Geographer, 49(1): 167-184.

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):

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. [view]

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. (2018) '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: 259-268.

Brickell, C. (2018) 'Maritime Masculinities', in Frances Steel (ed), New Zealand and the Sea: Historical Perspectives, Wellington: Bridget Williams Books: 216-231.

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.


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,

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. (2019) Uncovering Paris: Scandals and Nude Spectacles in the Belle Epoque, Kerley, L., Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2017, Journal of the History of Sexuality, 28(2): 307-308.

Brickell, C. (2018) I Have Loved Me a Man: The Life and Times of Mika, Mazer, S., Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2018, Landfall Review Online, 1 December. [view]

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.