e) Men and disability

Working with men and boys with disabilities

Bollard, M. (2017). Health promotion and intellectual disability: listening to men. Health & Social Care in the Community, 25(1), 185-193.

Hansji, N. L., Wilson, N. J., & Cordier, R. (2015). Men’s Sheds: Enabling Environments for Australian Men Living with and without LongTerm Disabilities. Health & social care in the community, 23(3), 272-281.

Humphries, Peter. (2001). Men and Mental Health: Counselling Men with a Psychiatric Disability. In Pease, Bob and Peter Camilleri. (eds.). Working With Men in the Human Services. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Medlyn, M. (2017). Intersections between Gender and Disability in a Clinical Setting: The Need for Clinicians’ Awareness of the Gendered Effects of Disability. Scholarly Horizons: University of Minnesota, Morris Undergraduate Journal, 4(1), 2.

Merrick, J., & Morad, M. (2016). Men and Their Health. In Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan (pp. 1359-1364). Springer, Cham.

Robertson, Steve. (2004). Men and disability. In: Swain J. French S. Barnes C. Thomas C. (eds) Disabling Barriers – Enabling Environments 2nd Ed. Sage, London.

Wilson, N. J., & Plummer, D. (2014). Towards supporting a healthy masculine sexuality: Utilising mainstream male health policy and masculinity theory. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 39(2), 132-136.


General references

Abbott, D., & Carpenter, J. (2014). ‘Wasting Precious Time’: Young Men with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Negotiate the Transition to Adulthood. Disability & Society, 29(8), 1192-1205.

Açıksöz, S. C. (2015). In Vitro Nationalism: Masculinity, Disability, and Assisted Reproduction in War-Torn Turkey. Gender and sexuality in Muslim cultures, 19-36.

Anne Jones, J., & Curtin, M. (2011). Reformulating masculinity: Traumatic brain injury and the gendered nature of care and domestic roles. Disability and Rehabilitation, 33(17-18), 1568-1578.

Barrett, T. (2014). Disabled Masculinities: A Review and Suggestions for Further Research. MSC-Masculinities & Social Change, 3(1), 36-61.

Barrett, T. (2017). The Comparative Sociology Of Disabled Masculinities: A Bourdieusian Analysis Of Autobiographies By Men With Spinal Cord Injuries and Autism Spectrum Conditions.

Benjamin, Shereen. (2000). Challenging Masculinities: Disability and Achievement in Testing Times. Gender and Education, Volume 13, Number 1, March.

Changing Men magazine. (1994). Special section: Men with Physical Disabilities talk About their Lives. No. 27, Winter.
Manhood and Physical Disability / Gerschick, Thomas J. and Miller, Adam Stephen..
Hallelujah Halloween / Kahn, Paul.
Coming Out Blind and Gay / Rich, Phil.

Charnock, D. (2013). ‘You’ve seen us!’: masculinities in the lives of boys with intellectual disability (ID) (Doctoral dissertation, University of Nottingham).

Charnock, D., & Standen, P. J. (2013). Second-hand masculinity: do boys with intellectual disabilities use computer games as part of gender practice?. International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL), 3(3), 43-53.

Ćwirynkało, K., Borowska-Beszta, B., & Bartnikowska, U. (2016). Masculinity and Intellectual Disability: A Review of Theoretical Concepts and Research.

Ćwirynkało, K., Borowska-Beszta, B., & Bartnikowska, U. (2017). Masculinity as Defined by Male Self-Advocates with Intellectual Disabilities: A Focus Group Research Report.

Evans, A. B., Andreassen, S. M., & Virklund, A. W. (2020). “Together, we can do it all!”: narratives of masculinity, sport and exercise amongst physically wounded Danish veterans. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 12(5), 697-716.

Gahman, L. (2017). Crip theory and country boys: Masculinity, dis/ability, and place in rural southeast Kansas. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(3), 700-715.

Gahman, L. (2017). Crip Theory and Country Boys: Masculinity, Dis/Ability, and Place in Rural Southeast Kansas. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(3), 700-715.

Gerschick, Thomas J. (year?). Sisyphus in a Wheelchair: Men with Physical Disabilities Confront Gender Domination. In Everyday Inequalities: Critical Inquiries, Judith Howard and Jodi O’Brien. (eds.). New York: Basil Blackwell, forthcoming.

Gerschick, Thomas J., and Adam S. Miller. (1994). Gender Identities at the Crossroads of Masculinity and Physical Disability. Masculinities, 2(1), Spring, pp. 34-55 .
(Also in Toward a New Psychology of Gender: A Reader, edited by Sara Davis and Mary Gergen. New York: Routledge, 1997.).

Gerschick, Thomas J., and Adam S. Miller. (1995). Coming to Terms: Masculinity and Disability. In Masculinity and Health, Donald Sabo, editor. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
(Also in Through the Prism of Difference: Readings in Sex and Gender, Michael Messner, Pierette Hondagneu-Sotello, Maxine Baca Zinn, editors. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 1997. And in Men’s Lives, third edition and Russian edition, Michael Kimmel and Michael Messner, editors. New York: Macmillan Publishers, 1995.).

Gibson, B. E., Mistry, B., Smith, B., Yoshida, K. K., Abbott, D., Lindsay, S., & Hamdani, Y. (2014). Becoming Men: Gender, Disability, and Transitioning to Adulthood. Health:, 18(1), 95-114.

Griffiths, J. E. (2015). Masculinities, Social Capital and Men’s Experiences of Chronic Ill Health. Manchester Metropolitan University. 

Guter, Robert et al. (ed.). (2003). Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories. Harrington Park Press.

Hahn, Harlan. (1989). Masculinity and Disability. Disability Studies Quarterly, 9(3), pp. 1-3.

Hutchinson, Susan L., and Douglas A. Kleiber. (2000). Heroic masculinity following spinal cord injury: Implications for therapeutic recreation practice and research. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 34(1).

Johnston, C., & Bradford, S. (2019). Alternative Spaces of Failure. Disabled ‘Bad Boys’ in Alternative Further Education Provision. Disability & Society, 1-25. 10.1080/09687599.2019.1601070

Kilkey, M. and H. Clarke (year?) Disabled men and fathering: opportunities and constraints. Community, Work & Family 13(2): 127-146.

Kvigne, K., Kirkevold, M., Martinsen, R., & Bronken, B. A. (2014). Masculinity and Strokes: The Challenges Presented to Younger Men by Chronic Illness. Journal of Gender Studies, 23(2), 197-210.

Loeser, C. (2002). Bounded Bodies, Mobile Selves: The Significance of the Muscular Body in Young Hearing-Impaired Men’s Constructions of Masculinity. In Manning the Next Millennium: Studies in Masculinities. Edited by Sharyn Pearce and Vivienne Muller. Black Swan Press.

Loeser, C. (2003) The Ecstasies of Exchange: Reconfiguring Hearing Disabled Masculine Subjectivities in Rave Space. Australian Journal of Communication vol. 30, no.3, pp. 69-82.

Loeser, C. (2011) Chapter 2: Muscularity, Mateship and Malevolent Masculinities: Experiences of Young Men with Hearing Disabilities in Secondary Schools. In A. Hickey-Moody & V. Crowley (eds) Disability Matters: Pedagogy, Media and Affect, Routledge, London and New York. As originally published in Loeser, C. (2010) Muscularity, Mateship and Malevolent Masculinities: Experiences of Young Men with Hearing Disabilities in Secondary Schools. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. vol.31, no. 4, pp. 423-435.

Loeser, C. and Crowley, V. (2006) Audible Acts: Hearing (Dis)abled Masculinities. In J. Bollen, A. Kiernander and Bruce Parr (eds) What A Man’s Gotta Do? Centre for Australian Literature, Language, Theatre and Screen, NSW, pp. 222-240.

Loeser, C. and Crowley, V. (2009) A Natural Ear for Music?: Hearing (Dis)abled Masculinities. Popular Music. vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 411-423.

Macqueen, R. (2016). Masculine Identity after Traumatic Brain Injury. University of East Anglia.  

MacQueen, R., Fisher, P., & Williams, D. (2020). A qualitative investigation of masculine identity after traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 30(2), 298-314.

McRuer, Robert. (2006). Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. New York: NYU Press.

Merrick, J., Morad, M., & Carmeli, E. (2014). Intellectual and developmental disabilities: male health. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 208.

Mohamed, K., & Shefer, T. (2015). Gendering Disability and Disabling Gender: Critical Reflections on Intersections of Gender and Disability: Taylor & Francis.

Muhanna-Matar, A. (2020). Beyond the Binary Understanding of Masculinities: Displaced Syrian Refugee Men Living with Disability and Chronic Illness in Jordan. Occasional Paper, 24.

Newman, S. (2000). Masculinities and Men’s Bodies: The lived experience of illness, disability and disease. Qualitative Research in Health and Social Care Conference. Bournemouth University, 25-27 August 2000.

Nolan, M. (2013). Masculinity lost: a systematic review of qualitative research on men with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 51(8), 588-595.

O’Neill, Terry, and Myra J. Hird. (2001). Double Damnation: Gay Disabled Men and the Negotiation of Masculinity.

Ostrander, R. N. (2008). When identities collide: masculinity, disability and race. Disability & Society, 23(6), 585-597.

Owen, L. (2006). Developmentally Impaired Boys Coming of Age. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 60(1): 37.

Pini, B., & Conway, M.-L. (2017). Masculinity and Fathering in the Lives of Rural Men with a Disability. Journal of Rural Studies, 51, 267-274.

Rapala, Slawomir, and Lenore Manderson. (2005). Recovering In-validated Adulthood, Masculinity and Sexuality. Sexuality and Disability, 23(3): 161-180.

Riggs, D. W., & Bartholomaeus, C. (2017). The disability and diagnosis nexus: transgender men navigating mental health care services. In Disability and Masculinities (pp. 67-84). Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Robertson, S., & Smith, B. (2013). Men, masculinities and disability. Disabling barriers: Enabling environments, 78-84.

Robertson, S., Monaghan, L., & Southby, K. (2019). Disability, embodiment and masculinities. Routledge International Handbook of Masculinity Studies.

Robertson, Steve. (2004). Men and disability. In: Swain J. French S. Barnes C. Thomas C. (eds) Disabling Barriers – Enabling Environments 2nd Ed. Sage, London.

Sallinen, M., Mengshoel, A. M., & Solbrække, K. N. (2019). “I can’t have it; I am a man. A young man!” – men, fibromyalgia and masculinity in a Nordic context. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 14(1), 1676974.

Sang, K. J., Richards, J., & Marks, A. (2016). Gender and Disability in MaleDominated Occupations: A Social Relational Model. Gender, Work & Organization, 23(6), 566-581.

Saxton, M. (2017). Tough Guys: Facing Violence against Men with Disabilities Religion, Disability, and Interpersonal Violence (pp. 111-129): Springer.

Shakespeare, T. (1999). The Sexual Politics of Disabled Masculinity. Sexuality and Disability, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 53-64.

Sherry, M. (2016). Disabled Masculinities and Disasters. In Men, Masculinities and Disaster (pp. 117).

Shuttleworth, R., Wedgwood, N. and Wilson, N. (2012). The Dilemma of Disabled Masculinity. Men & Masculinity, 15(2): 173-194.

Smith, Bonnie, and Beth Hutchinson. (eds.). (2004). Gendering Disability. Rutgers University Press.

Smith, Brett, and Andrew C. Sparkes. (2004). Men, Sport, and Spinal Cord Injury: An Analysis of Metaphors and Narrative Types. Disability & Society, 19, 6, Oct, 613-626.

Sullivan, C. T., Gray, M. A., Williams, G. P., Green, D. J., & Hession, C. A. (2014). The use of real life activities in rehabilitation: The experience of young men with traumatic brain injuries from regional, rural and remote areas in Australia. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 46(5), 424-429.

Symonds, J., Abbott, D., & Dugdale, D. (2021). “Someone will come in and say I'm doing it wrong.” The perspectives of fathers with learning disabilities in England. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 49(1), 23-33.

Tagaki, M. (2015, March). Long-Term Experiences of Men with Spinal Cord Injuries in Japan: A Qualitative Study. In Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research (Vol. 16, No. 2).

Tepper, Mitchell S. (1000) Letting Go of Restrictive Notions of Manhood: Male Sexuality, Disability and Chronic Illness. Sexuality and Disability, Volume 17, Number 1, January, pp. 37-52.

Tereškinas, Artūras, and D. Šėporaitytė. (2006). Disability and Gender: Physically Disabled Men’s Perceptions of Masculinity. Social Sciences, 2(52): 121-132.

Tereškinas, Artūras. (2008). Physically Disabled Men in Lithuania: Between the Disability Disguise and Oppositional Masculinity (with D. Šėporaitytė), in Irina Novikova, ed. Gender Matters in the Baltics. Riga: University of Latvia, p. 380-398.

Vahldieck, Andrew. (2002). Uninhibited. Nerve.com, http://www.nerve.com/PersonalEssays/Vahldieck/uninhibited/, Accessed 17 June 2002.

VerStrat, P. L. (2001). Broken men: Masculinity and disability in twentieth–century American fiction. Unpublished Ph.D., Washington State University, United States— Washington.

Wilson, N. J., Parmenter, T. R., Stancliffe, R. J., & Shuttleworth, R. P. (2013). From Diminished Men to Conditionally Masculine: Sexuality and Australian Men and Adolescent Boys with Intellectual Disability. Culture, health & sexuality, 15(6), 738-751.

Wilson, N. J., Shuttleworth, R., Stancliffe, R., & Parmenter, T. (2012). Masculinity Theory in Applied Research with Men and Boys with Intellectual Disability. Intellectual and developmental disabilities, 50(3), 261-272.

Wilson, N. J., Stancliffe, R. J., Gambin, N., Craig, D., Bigby, C., & Balandin, S. (2015). A Case Study About the Supported Participation of Older Men with Lifelong Disability at Australian Community-Based Men’s Sheds. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 40(4), 330-341.

Woodhams, C., Lupton, B., & Cowling, M. (2015). The Presence of Ethnic Minority and Disabled Men in Feminised Work: Intersectionality, Vertical Segregation and the Glass Escalator. Sex Roles, 72(7-8), 277-293.

Yelland, Nicola. (1998). Gender in Early Childhood. London & New York: Routledge.
Includes Bower, Anna. Boys and Girls with Disabilities: Maternal Expectations of Gender Behaviour and Independence.