Jakubowska, H., Channon, A. and Matthews, C.R. (in press) Gender, media and mixed martial arts in Poland: The case of Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Journal of Sport and Social Issues.
Channon, A. (2015) Ronda Rousey and mixed(-sex) martial arts. The Allrounder. Online at: http://theallrounder.co/2015/04/09/ronda-rousey-and-mixed-sex-martial-arts/
Matthews, C.R. (2015) The tyranny of the male preserve. Gender & Society, Online First, doi: 10.1177/0891243215620557
Channon, A. and Matthews, C.R. (eds.) (2015) Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Channon, A. and Matthews, C.R. (2015) ‘It is what it is’: Masculinity, homosexuality and inclusive discourse in mixed martial arts. Journal of Homosexuality, 62(7), 936-956.
Channon, A. (2014) Towards the ‘undoing’ of gender in mixed-sex martial arts and combat sports. Societies, 4(4), 587-605.
Matthews, C.R. (2014) Biology ideology and pastiche hegemony. Men and Masculinities, 17(2), 99-119.
Channon, A. (2013) ‘Do you hit girls?’ Some striking moments in the career of a male martial artist. In R. Sánchez García and D.C. Spencer (eds.) Fighting Scholars: Habitus and Ethnographies of Martial Arts and Combat Sports, London: Anthem, pp.95-110.
Channon, A. and Jennings, G. (2013) The rules of engagement: Negotiating painful and ‘intimate’ touch in mixed-sex martial arts. Sociology of Sport Journal, 30(4), 487-503.
Channon, A. (2012) Western men and Eastern arts: The significance of Eastern martial arts disciplines in British men’s narratives of masculinity. Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, 1(2-3), 1-17.
Conference streams and seminars
Martial Arts Studies: Gender Issues in Theory and Practice, University of Brighton, 5 Feb 2016 – conference report; plenary session report
Women’s Martial Arts: Contemporary Gender Analyses – two parallel streams at Martial Arts Studies Conference 2015, Cardiff University, 11-12 June 2015
Gender, Sex Integration, and the Combat Sport Experience – parallel stream at Sporting Females: Past, Present and Future, Leeds Metropolitan University, 4 Sept 2014
Contemporary Combat Sports – two parallel streams at 7th Meeting of the Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport, University of Gothenburg, 13-14 Dec 2013
Conference presentations and invited talks
Matthews, C.R. (2016) Theorising exclusive spaces and considering policy. Public Policy Exchange Event, London, 9 Feb.
Matthews, C.R. and Senior, P. (2016) Understanding contemporary exclusion and practicing inclusion. Martial Arts Studies: Gender Issues in Theory and Practice, University of Brighton, 5 Feb.
Channon, A. (2015) Hit me! Gendered problems in mixed-sex martial arts training. Invited talk, University of East Anglia, 16 Dec.
Channon, A. and Matthews, C.R. (2015) Subverting gender through combat sports: Sketching the limits of optimism. Martial Arts Studies Conference 2015, Cardiff University, 11 June.
Maclean, C. and Channon, A. (2014) To hit, or not to hit? Female and male practitioner-researcher perspectives on sex-integrated martial arts. Sporting Females: Past, Present and Future, Leeds Metropolitan University, 4 Sept.
Channon, A. and Phipps, C. (2014) Pink gloves and black eyes: Constructions of femininity among British female kickboxers. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 25 April.
Matthews, C.R. and Channon, A. (2014) ‘Women warriors’, inclusive ‘violence’ and power in ‘pastiche’: Combat sport and theorising gender. European Association for the Sociology of Sport Conference, Utrecht University, 8 May.
Matthews, C.R. (2013) Boxing, biology and pastiche hegemony. 7th Meeting of the Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport, University of Gothenburg, 13 Dec.
Channon, A. and Matthews, C.R. (2013) Inclusive masculinity in an ‘orthodox’ setting: Mixed martial arts, homosexuality, and discourses of inclusion. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Grand Connaught Rooms, London, 2 April.