Javaid, A. (2020) Violence in Everyday Life: Power, Gender and Sexuality. London: Zed Books.

Javaid, A. (2018) Masculinities, Sexualities and Love. London: Routledge.

Javaid, A. (2018) Male Rape, Masculinities, and Sexualities: Understanding, Policing, and Overcoming Male Sexual Victimisation. Hampshire: Palgrave.

Journal Articles

Javaid, A. (2019) “Reconciling an irreconcilable past: Sexuality, autoethnography, and reflecting on the stigmatization of the ‘unspoken’”. Sexualities.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘“Can You Hear Me? I’m Right Here”: Voluntary Sector’s Treatment of Rape Victims’. Sexuality Research and Social Policy.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Hear my screams: An auto-ethnographic account of the police’. Methodological Innovations, 12(3): 1-16.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘The Haunting of Hate: Rape as a Form of Hate Crime’. Sexuality and Culture, 24(3): 573-595.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘The Haunting of Shame: Autoethnography and the Multivalent Stigma of Being Queer, Muslim, and Single’. Symbolic Interaction, 43(1): 72-101.

Javaid, A. (2019) “What Support? Foucault, Power, and the Construction of Rape.” Qualitative Sociology Review, 15(1): 36-60.

Javaid, A. (2018) ‘The Unheard Victims: Gender, Policing and Sexual Violence’. Policing and Society, 30(4): 412-428.

Javaid, A. (2018) ‘(In)actions Speak Louder than Words: Foucault, Governmentality, and the Social Construction of Rape in the Policing Landscape’. Victims and Offenders, 13(7): 877-897.

Javaid, A. (2018) ‘The interconnectedness of chemsex, drugs, sexual promiscuity and sexual violence’. Irish Journal of Sociology, 26(2): 183–207.

Javaid, A. (2018) “‘Poison ivy’: Queer masculinities, sexualities, homophobia and sexual violence”. European Journal of Criminology, 15(6): 748-766.

Javaid, A. (2018) ‘Out of place: Sexualities, sexual violence, and heteronormativity’. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 39: 83-89.

Javaid, A. (2018) “Me, myself and I: the sociology of policing male rape, the gaze of the ‘Other’”. Police Practice and Research, 19(4): 380-397.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘Male rape, masculinities, and sexualities’. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 52: 199-210.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘The invisible, the alien and the marginal: Social and cultural constructions of male rape in voluntary agencies’. International Review of Victimology, 25(1): 107-123.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘Forgotten victims: students’ attitudes towards and responses to male sexual victimisation’. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 23(3): 338-350.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘Theorising vulnerability and male sexual victimisation’. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 51(3): 454-470.

Javaid, A. (2017) “Can’t Hear or Won’t Hear: Gender, Sexualities and Reporting Male Rape”. InterAlia: A Journal of Queer Studies, 13: 31-53.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘Moving through shadows: police, policing and male rape’. The International Journal of Human Rights, 21(7): 1002–1022.

Javaid, A. (2017) “‘The penis is a weapon of power’: a feminist and hate crime interpretation of male sexual victimisation”. NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies, 13(1): 23-40.

Javaid, A. (2017) “In The Shadows: Making Sense of Gay Male Rape Victims’ Silence, Suffering, and Invisibility”. International Journal of Sexual Health, 29(4): 279-291.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘Masculinities, sexualities and identities: Understanding HIV positive and HIV negative male rape victims’. International Sociology, 32(3): 323–342.

Javaid, A. (2017) “Making the invisible visible: (un)meeting male rape victims’ needs in the third sector”. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 9(2): 106-115.

Javaid, A. (2017) ‘The Unknown Victims: Hegemonic Masculinity, Masculinities, and Male Sexual Victimisation’. Sociological Research Online, 22(1): 1.

Javaid, A. (2016) “‘Walking on egg shells’: Policing sexual offences against men”. Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, 90(3): 228–245.

Javaid, A. (2016) ‘Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Police Responses to Male Rape’. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 11(2): 146-156.

Javaid, A. (2016) “Voluntary Agencies’ Responses to, and Attitudes toward Male Rape: Issues and Concerns”. Sexuality & Culture, 20(3): 731-748.

Javaid, A. (2016) ‘Male Rape, Stereotypes, and Unmet Needs: Hindering Recovery, Perpetuating Silence’. Violence and Gender, 3(1): 7-13.

Javaid, A. (2015) ‘Male Rape Myths: Understanding and Explaining Social Attitudes Surrounding Male Rape.’ Masculinities and Social Change, 4(3): 270-294.

Javaid, A. (2015) ‘The Dark Side of Men: The Nature of Masculinity and its Uneasy Relationship with Male Rape’. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 23(3): 271-292.

Javaid, A. (2015) ‘The Role of Alcohol in Intimate Partner Violence: Causal Behaviour or Excusing Behaviour?’ British Journal of Community Justice, 13(1): 75-92.

Javaid, A. (2015) ‘Police Responses to, and Attitudes Towards, Male Rape: Issues and Concerns’. International Journal of Police Science and Management, 17(2): 81-90.

Javaid, A. (2015) “The Sociology and Social Science of ‘Evil’: Is the Conception of Pedophilia ‘Evil’?” Philosophical Papers and Review, 6(1): 1-9.

Javaid, A. (2014) ‘Male Rape in Law and the Courtroom.’ Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, 20(2).

Javaid, A. (2014) “Feminism, Masculinity, and Male Rape: Bringing Male Rape ‘out of the Closet.’” Journal of Gender Studies, 25(3): 283-293.

Book Chapters

Javaid, A. (2020) “Doing the Unconventional, Doing ‘Dirty’ Work: The Stigmatization of Sexuality Work and Unforeseen Encounters with Love”. In: Vanderheiden, E., and Mayer, C. H. (eds.) Mistakes, Errors and Failures across Cultures. Springer: Cham (pp. 127-146).

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Sex and the City: Male Sex Work and the Negotiation of Stigma and Masculinities’. In M. Boskovic (Ed.) Globalization and Its Impact on Violence Against Vulnerable Groups (pp. 95-121). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Book Reviews

Javaid, A. (2014) Criminal Justice: An Introduction to Philosophies, Theories and Practice by Ian Marsh, John Cochrane, and Gaynor Melville, reviewed in Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology, 3(2): 1-5.

Conference Presentations

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Stigmas as Ghosts: the Multiple Stigmas of Being Queer, Muslim and Single.’ Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Conference. New York: Westin New York at Times Square.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Making Love: Symbolic Interactionism, Romantic and Queer Love.’ Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Conference. New York: Westin New York at Times Square.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘A Table for One: the Homosexual Single and the Absence of Romantic Love’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘The Everyday Hauntings of Romantic Love: Symbolic Interactionism, Homosexualities, & Singlehood’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Behind Closed Doors: Hegemonic Masculinities, Romantic Love, and Sexual Violence in Gay Relationships’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference. Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University.

Javaid, A. (2019) ‘Masculinity and Sexuality: Understanding and Breaking the Silence Around Male Sexual Violence’. Invited Key Note Paper. Cambridge: Anglia Ruskin University.

Javaid, A. (2018, September) “Gender, Love, and Loss: the ‘Happily Ever After?’” Paper presented at the ‘Toxic Masculinity’ symposium. Birmingham: Birmingham City University. Presentation

Javaid, A. (2018, July) ‘Masculinities, Sexualities and Love’. Paper presented at the “Whose side are we on? Power, Stigma, Transgression and Exclusion in Everyday Life” conference in the session, ‘Love and Sexualities’, chaired by Prof. Rebecca Plante: Presentation.

Javaid, A. (2013, November) ‘Male Rape: The Unseen World of Male Rape’. Paper presented at the PECANS workshop ‘Encounters with Vulnerability: the victim, the fragile, the monster, the queer, the abject, the nomadic, the feminine, the shameful, and the rest’, hosted by the Gender Research Group at Newcastle. Abstract retrieved from (pp. 8–9).

Other Publications

Javaid, A. (2020) ‘Rain on the body: Bodies as mere objects’. Sociology Lens (blog post). Available at:

Javaid, A. (2015) ‘Teaching Criminology: Finding the Balance and Connection.’ BSC Learning and Teaching Network (Blog Article). Available at

Javaid, A. (2014) “Male Rape: The ‘Invisible’ Male” (MSc Dissertation). Internet Journal of Criminology. Retrieved from

Javaid, A. (2014) ‘Male Rape: The Unseen World of Male Rape’ (MRes Dissertation). Internet Journal of Criminology. Retrieved from