Where possible I have uploaded open access versions of my articles and reports. Click on the links for more information and/or free PDFs.


Pearce. R. (2018) Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility. Bristol: Policy Press.

Moon, I., Pearce, R., Gupta K. and Steinberg, D.L. eds. (Forthcoming, 2019) The Emergence of Trans: Essays on Politics, Culture and Everyday Life. Under contract with Routledge.

Journal Articles

Tzanakou, C. and Pearce, R. (2019) ‘Moderate feminism within or against the neoliberal university? The example of Athena SWAN’. Gender, Work & Organization. Forthcoming: accepted for publication.

Pearce, R. and Lohman, K. (2018) ‘De/constructing DIY identities in a trans music scene’. Sexualities, OnlineFirst.

Pearce, R., Steinberg, D. L., and Moon, I. (2018) ‘Introduction: The Emergence of Trans’. Sexualities, OnlineFirst.

Adams, N., Pearce, R., Veale, J., Radix, A., Castro, D., Sarkar, A., and Thom, K. C. (2017) ‘Guidance and Ethical Considerations for Undertaking Transgender Health Research and Institutional Review Boards Adjudicating this Research’. Transgender Health, 2(1): 165-175.

Pearce, R. (2012) ‘Inadvertent Praxis: What Can ‘Genderfork’ Tell Us About Trans Feminism?’. MP: An Online Feminist Journal, 3(4): 87-129.

Book Chapters

Pearce, R. (2019) ‘Trans Temporalities and Non-Linear Ageing’. In: King, A., Almack, K., Suen, Y-T. and Westwood, S. (eds) Older LGBT* People: Minding the Knowledge Gaps. Abingdon: Routledge.

Pearce, R. (forthcoming, 2019) ‘Moving through the world as a woman’. In: Crimmins, G. (ed) Resisting Sexism in the Academy: Higher Education, Gender and Intersectionality. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lohman, K. & Pearce, R. (Forthcoming, 2019) ‘DIY identities in a DIY scene: trans music in the UK’. In: Moon, I., Pearce, R., Gupta K. and Steinberg, D.L. (eds) The Emergence of Trans: Essays on Politics, Culture and Everyday Life. London: Routledge.

PhD Thesis

Pearce, R. (2016) (Im)possible Patients: Discourses of Trans Health in the UK. Department of Sociology, University of Warwick.

(Note: my book Understanding Trans Health is based upon an edited and updated version of this thesis. However, the content of Chapter 4, Evoking the Field, is largely absent from the book.)

MA Dissertation

Pearce, R (2010) Genderforking: Identity, Ambiguity and Diversity Within a Community Blog. Department of Sociology, University of Warwick.


Pearce, R. (2017) ‘Certifying Equality? – A critical reflection on Athena SWAN and equality accreditation’. Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick.

Pearce, R. and Lester, CN. (2016) ‘Gender Recognition – Where Next’. UK Trans Info.

Pearce, R. (2015) ‘Community Development Journal 50th Anniversary Conference: Participant Feedback’. CDJ Plus.

Pearce, R. (2012) ‘Public Launch of Community Development Journal Special Issue on Mental Health and Community Development’. CDJ Plus.

Pearce, R. (2008) ‘Under Construction: Trans Students’. National Union of Students.