SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Calvo, K., & Pichardo, J. I. (2011). Sexualities transformed? Inside visions of sexual, social and political change in Spain. Sexualities, 14(5), 503–508. doi: 10.1177/1363460711415214

Summary: Together with the presentation of the basic arguments of the issue, the article defends an understanding of sexual change as an efficient way to identify broad patterns of social change and transformation.


Article 2: Franz, A., Worrell, M., & Vögele, C. (2013). Integrating mixed method data in psychological research: Combining Q methodology and questionnaires in a study investigating cultural and psychological influences on adolescent sexual behavior. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 7(4), 370–389. doi: 10.1177/1558689813483368

Summary: The value of using a coherent framework throughout the research process is discussed and arguments illustrated by referring to a study on individual- and cultural-level influences on sexual health behaviors conducted with adolescents in Germany and England.


Article 3: Smith, O., & Skinner, T. (2017). How rape myths are used and challenged in rape and sexual assault trials. Social & Legal Studies. doi: 10.1177/0964663916680130

Summary: This article’s findings provide a new understanding of rape myths and have implications for policy; in particular, while training legal professionals is helpful, it cannot be expected to fully address the use of rape myths.