Selected Publications


Kimmel, Michael, Amy Aronson, and Tristan Bridges. 2018. Sociology NOW, third edition. New York, NY: Pearson.

Pascoe, C.J. and Tristan Bridges. 2016. Exploring Masculinities: Identity, Inequality, Continuity, and Change. Cambridge: Oxford University Press.

Other Publications

Kristen Barber, Tristan Bridges, and Joseph Derrick Nelson. 2019. “Mitigating the Harms of Masculinity: A Symposium the APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men.” Men and Masculinities 22(5): 905–908.

Tristan Bridges and Tara Leigh Tober. 2019. “Mass Shootings, Masculinity, and Gun Violence as Feminist Issues.” Pp. 498-505 in Feminist Frontiers, 10th edition, edited by Verta Taylor, Nancy Whittier, and Leila Rupp. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Tristan Bridges. 2019. “The Costs of Exclusionary Practices in Masculinities Studies.” Men and Masculinities 21(1): 16-33.

Tristan Bridges and Jesse M. Philbin. 2019. “Gender Convergence over ‘Cheap Sex’.” Contexts 19(1): 72-75.

James W. Messerschmidt and Tristan Bridges. 2018. “Trump and the Politics of Fluid Masculinities.” In Men’s Lives, 10th edition, edited by Michael S. Kimmel and Michael A. Messner. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tristan Bridges and Mignon R. Moore. 2018. “Young Women of Color and Shifting Sexual Identities.” Contexts 17(1): 86-88.

Tristan Bridges. 2018. Introduction to the “Symposium on Mark Regnerus’s Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy.Men and Masculinities 21(1): 150-159.

Tristan Bridges and James W. Messerschmidt. 2018. “Joan Acker and the Shift from Patriarchy to Gender.” Gender, Work & Organization.

Tristan Bridges and C.J. Pascoe. 2018. “On the Elasticity of Gender Hegemony: Why Hybrid Masculinities Fail to Undermine Gender and Sexual Inequality.” Pp. 254-274 in Gender Reckonings: New Social Theory and Research, edited by James Messerschmidt, Patricia Yancey Martin, Michael Messner, and Raewyn Connell. New York: NYU Press.

C.J. Pascoe and Tristan Bridges. 2018. “Fag Discourse in a Post-Homophobic Era.” Pp. 352-358 in Inequality in the 21st Century, edited by David B. Grusky and Jasmine Hill. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Kristen Barber and Tristan Bridges. 2017. “Marketing Manhood in a ‘Post-Feminist’ Age.” Contexts 16(2): 38-43.

Tristan Bridges and Tara Leigh Tober. 2016. “Mass Shootings and Masculinity.”  Pp. 507-512 in Focus on Social Problems: A Contemporary Reader, edited by Mindy Stombler and Amanda Jungels. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tristan Bridges and Melody L. Boyd. 2016. “On the Marriageability of Men.” Sociology Compass 10(1): 48-64.

Tristan Bridges and C.J. Pascoe. 2016. “Masculinities and Post-Homophobias.” Pp. 412-424 in Exploring Masculinities, edited by C.J. Pascoe and Tristan Bridges. New York: Oxford University Press.

Tristan Bridges. 2014. “A Very ‘Gay’ Straight?: Hybrid Masculinities, Sexual Aesthetics, and the Changing Relationship between Masculinity and Homophobia.” Gender & Society 28(1): 58-82.

Tristan Bridges and C.J. Pascoe. 2014. “Hybrid Masculinities: New Directions in the Sociology of Men and Masculinities.” Sociology Compass 8/3: 246-258.

Tristan Bridges. 2013. “Issues of Intimacy, Masculinity, and Ethnography.” Pp. 53-63 in Men, Masculinities, and Methodologies, edited by B. Pini and B. Pease. Palgrave Macmillan.

Tristan Bridges and Michael Kimmel. 2011. “Engaging Men in the United States: Soft Essentialism and the Obstacles to Coherent Initiatives in Education and Family Policy.” Pp. 159-173 in Men and Masculinities around the World: Transforming Men’s Practices, edited by E. Ruspini, J. Hearn, B. Pease and K. Pringle. Palgrave Macmillan.

Tristan Bridges. 2010. “Men Just Weren’t Made to Do This: Performances of Drag at ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ Marches.” Gender & Society 24(1): 5-30.

Tristan Bridges. 2009. “Gender Capital and Male Bodybuilders.” Body & Society 15(1): 83-107.

Work Forthcoming

Tristan Bridges, Catherine J. Taylor, and Sekani Robinson. Forthcoming, 2019. “Connections between Masculinity, Work, and Career Reproduce Gender Inequality.” Making it Like a Man: Men, Masculinities, and the Modern Career, edited by Kadri Aavik, Clarice Bland, Josephine Hoegaerts, and Janne Salminen. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter.

Tristan Bridges and Kendall Ota. Forthcoming. “‘Sprinkle Some Gay on My Straight’: Hybrid Hegemonic Masculinities in a Post-Gay Era.” The Routledge International Handbook of Heterosexualities Studies, edited by James Dean and Nancy Fischer. New York: Routledge.

Sarah Diefendorf and Tristan Bridges. Forthcoming. “On the Enduring Relationship between Masculinity and Homophobia.” Sexualities.

Tristan Bridges. Forthcoming. “White Masculine Privilege as Stigmatizing?: On (Anti)Feminist Men’s Constructions of White Men as Collectively Disadvantaged.” Signs.

Sarah Diefendorf and Tristan Bridges. Forthcoming. “The Shifting Relationship Between Masculinity and Homophobia.” International Handbook of Masculinities Studies, edited by Lucas Gottzén, Ulf Mellström, and Tamara Shefer. New York and London: Routledge.