1. Chapter-length introductions

Abbott, Pamela, and Claire Wallace. (2005). An Introduction to Sociology: Feminist Perspectives. (3rd edition) London & New York: Routledge. (Chapter 8: Sexuality, pp. 198-230)

Alexander, Jeffrey C., and Kenneth Thompson. (2008). Sexuality. Chapter 6 in A Contemporary Introduction to Sociology. Boulder & London: Paradigm.

Bessant, J., and R. Watts (2001) Sociology Australia. 2nd edition. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. (Chapter 8: Sex in Australia)

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

Bryson, Valerie (1998). Sexuality. In Feminist Debates: Issues of Theory and Political Practice. Macmillan.

Clinard, Marshall B., and Robert F. Meier. (2016). Sociology of Deviant Behavior. 15th edition. Wadsworth / Cengage. Includes;
11. Heterosexual deviance
12. Gays, lesbians, and homophobia

DeLamater, John, and Janet S. Hyde. (1998). Essentialism vs. Social Constructionism in the Study of Human Sexuality. Journal of Sex Research, 35: 10-18.

DeLamater, John, and Michelle Hasday. (2007). The sociology of sexuality. In 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, Vol. 1. Clifton Bryant and Dennis L. Peck (Eds.), Sage Publications.

Eder, Franz X. (2011). Sex, Popular Beliefs and Culture. In: Gert Hekma (Ed.), A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age. Oxford/New York 2011, pp. 149–175 and 243–246.England, Paula, and Shelly Ronen. (2015). Hooking up and Casual Sex. In Wright, James D. (ed.). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd edition.

Franzese, Robert J. (2015). Sexual behaviors and differences. Chapter 13 in The Sociology of Deviance: Differences, Tradition, and Stigma. 2nd edition.

Giddens, Anthony, and Philip W. Sutton. (2013). Gender and Sexuality. Chapter 15 in Sociology. 7th edition. Polity Press (pp. 621-670).

Giddens, Anthony. (2005). Sexuality and Gender. Chapter 12 in Sociology. 5th edition. Polity Press.

Hawkes, G., & Scott, J. (2005). Sex and society. In Perspectives in human sexuality, Eds. Gail Hawkes and John Scott. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

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

Marshall, T. C. (2010). Gender, peer relations, and intimate romantic relationships. In J. C. Chrisler & D. R. McCreary (Eds.), Handbook of gender research in psychology, Vol. 2. Gender research in social and applied psychology (pp. 281-310). New York, NY, US: Springer Science and Business Media.

McMahon, Anthony. (2003). Sex and social life. In Sociology: Australian connections, eds. R. Jureidini and M. Poole. 3rd edition. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Newmahr, Staci. (2012). Homosexuality. In Bryant, C. D. (ed.). Routledge handbook of deviant behavior. Taylor & Francis.

O’Brien, Jodi. (2015). Heterosexism and Homophobia. In Wright, James D. (ed.). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd edition.

Richardson, Diane (1997). Sexuality and feminism. In Victoria Robinson and Diane Richardson, (eds). Introducing Women’s Studies: Feminist Theory and Practice. Hampshire & London: Macmillan, pp. 152-174.

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.

Siegel, L. (2012). Public order crime: Sex and substance abuse. Chapter 14 in Criminology: Theories, patterns, and typologies. Nelson Education

Smith, Anthony. (2006). Sexuality. In Peter Beilharz and Trevor Hogan (eds.), Sociology: Place, Time & Division. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Stevens, Michael. (2007). Sexualizing. In S. Matthewman, C.L. West-Newman, and B. Curtis (2007) Being Sociological. Palgrave.

Stone, Amy. (2015). Gay and lesbian movements. In Wright, James D. (ed.). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. 2nd edition.

Thio, Alex, Jim D. Taylor, and Martin D. Schwatz. (2013). Deviant Behavior. 11th edition. Pearson. Includes;
9. Heterosexual deviance
10. Gays and other targets of stigma

Weeks, Jeffrey. (2011). The Languages of Sexuality. London and New York: Routledge. (See entries Sexuality, Sexual identity, Sexual orientation, Sexual cultures, Sexual diversity, etc.).

Weinberg, Martin S., and Colin J. Williams. (2015). Sociology and Sexual Deviance. In Goode, E. (ed.), The Handbook of Deviance. West Sussex: John Wiley and Sons.