(i) Recommended reading

Adkins, Lisa, and Vicki Mercant. (eds). (1996). Sexualizing the Social: Power and the Organization of Sexuality. Hampshire & London: Macmillan.
Heterosexuality as a Problem for Feminist Theory / Jackson, Stevi.
Sinking Into His Arms… Arms In His Sink: Heterosexuality and Feminism Revisited / VanEvery, Jo.

Albury, Kath. (2002). Yes Means Yes: Getting Explicit About Heterosex. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Boyle, K. (2019). The sex of sexual violence. In Handbook on gender and violence. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Dean, J. J., & Fischer, N. L. (2019). Routledge International Handbook of Heterosexualities Studies. Routledge.

Ehrenreich, Barbara et.al. (1987). Re-Making Love: The Feminisation of Sex. London: Fontana/Collins.

Fischer, N. L. (2013). Seeing “Straight,” Contemporary Critical Heterosexuality Studies and Sociology: An Introduction. The Sociological Quarterly, 54(4), 501-510.

Hagan, Kay L. (1993). Orchids in the Arctic: The Predicament of Heterosexual Feminism. In Fugitive Information: Essays From a Feminist Hothead. New York: Pandora.

Hamblin, Angela. (1983). Is a Feminist Heterosexuality Possible?. In Cartledge, Sue and Ryan, Joanna. (eds). Sex and Love: New Thoughts on Old Contradictions. London: Women’s Press.

Hockey, Jenny, Angela Meah, and Victoria Robinson. (2007). Mundane Heterosexualities: From Theory to Practices. Basingstoke, Palgrave.
1 Unmasking Heterosexuality.
2 Theories of Heterosexuality Reconsidered.
3 A Heterosexual Life: Agency and Structure.
4 Heterosexuality Across the 20th Century.
5 Getting the story Straight.
6 Getting it Together? Carnal and Romantic Discourses.
7 What’s Sex Got to do With it? Heterosexuality as an Organizing Principle..
8 Nothing Natural? At Home With Heterosexuality.
9 Different Heterosexualities: Different Histories.
10 Conclusion.

Ingraham, Chrys (ed.). (2004). Thinking Straight: The Power, the Promise and the Paradox of Heterosexuality. Routledge.
Introduction: thinking straight / Chrys Ingraham;
Sexuality, heterosexuality and gender hierarchy: getting our priorities straight / Stevi Jackson;
From polluted homosexual to the normal gay: changing patterns of sexual regulation in America / Steven Seidman;
Claiming citizenship?: sexuality, citizenship and lesbian feminist theory / Diane Richardson;
The transformation of heterosexism and its paradoxes / Chris Brickell;
Crossing the borders of gendered sexuality: queer masculinities of straight men / Robert Heasley;
White heterosexuality: a romance of the straight man’s burden / Mason Stokes;
The mermaid and the heterosexual imagination / Laurie Essig;
“Some day my prince will come”: Disney, the heterosexual imaginary and animated film / Carrie L. Cokely;
Out of wedlock: why some poor women reject marriage / Margaret Walsh;
The production of heterosexuality at the high school prom / Amy L. Best;
Speak now or forever hold your peace: the filming of “Wedding advice” / Karen Sosnoski.

Iveniuk, James, and Edward O. Laumann. (2015). Heterosexuality. In Wright, James D. (ed.). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd edition.

Jackson, Stevi. (1999). Heterosexuality in Question. London: Sage.

Jackson, Stevi. (2006). Gender, sexuality and heterosexuality: The complexity (and limits) of heteronormativity. Feminist theory, 7(1), 105-121.

Jackson, Stevi. (2006). Heterosexuality, Sexuality and Gender: Re-thinking the Intersections. In Diane Richardson, Janice McLaughlin, and Mark E. Casey (eds.). Intersections between Feminist and Queer Theory. Basingstoke, Hampshire & New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jackson, Stevi. (2018). Why “heteronormativity” is not enough. In Gender Reckonings: New Social Theory and Research, eds. Messerschmidt, J. W., Martin, P. Y., Messner, M. A., & Connell, R. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Katz, Jonathan N. (1995). The Invention of Heterosexuality. Dutton.

Kitzinger, Celia, and Sue Wilkinson. (1993). The Precariousness of Heterosexual Feminist Identities. In Kennedy, Mary, Lubelska, Cathy and Walsh, Val. (eds). Making Connections: Women’s Studies, Women’s Movements, Women’s Lives. London: Taylor and Francis.

Kitzinger, Celia, and Sue Wilkinson. (1994a). Virgins and Queers: Rehabilitating Heterosexuality? Gender & Society, 8(3), September.

Leeds Revolutionary Feminists. (ed.). (1981). Love Your Enemy? The Debate Between Heterosexual Feminism and Political Lesbianism. London: Onlywomen Press.

Maynard, Mary, and June Purvis. (eds). (1995). (Hetero)Sexual Politics. London & Bristol, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Richardson, Diane. (ed.). (1996). Theorising Heterosexuality: Telling It Straight. Open University Press.

Rowland, R. (1996). Politics of Intimacy: Heterosexuality, Love and Power. Melbourne: Spinifex Press.

Rutter, Virginia E., and Braxton Jones. (2018). The sexuality of gender. In B.J. Risman et al. (eds). Handbook of the Sociology of Gender (pp. 285-299). Springer, Cham.

Segal, Lynne (1994). Straight Sex. London: Virago.

Segal, Lynne (1997). Feminist sexual politics and the heterosexual predicament. Chapter 6 in Segal, Lynne. (ed.). New Sexual Agendas. Macmillan.

Steinberg, Deborah L., Debbie Epstein, and Richard Johnson. (eds). (1997). Border Patrols: Policing the Boundaries of Heterosexuality. London: Cassell.

Thompson, Cooper. (1992). On Being Heterosexual in a Homophobic World. Chapter 2 in Blumenfeld, Warren J. (ed.). Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price. Boston: Beacon Press.

Thomson, Rachel, and Janet Holland. (1994). Young Women and Safer (Hetero)sex: Context, Constraints and Strategies. In Wilkinson, Sue and Kitzinger, Celia. (eds). Women and Health: Feminist Perspectives. London & Bristol, PA: Taylor & Francis.

Weeks, Jeffrey. (2011). The Languages of Sexuality. London and New York: Routledge. (See entries Heterosexuality, Marriage, etc.).

Wilkinson, Sue, and Celia Kitzinger. (1994a). Dire Straights: Contemporary Rehabilitations of Heterosexuality. In Griffin, Gabriele et.al. (eds). Stirring It: Challenges for Feminism. London: Taylor and Francis.

Wilkinson, Sue, and Celia Kitzinger. (1994b). The Social Construction of Heterosexuality. Journal of Gender Studies, 3(3), Nov, pp. 307-316.

Wilkinson, Sue, and Celia Kitzinger. (eds). (1993). Heterosexuality: A Feminism and Psychology Reader. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.