Publications

Book

Intimate Inequalities: Millennials’ Romantic Relationships in Contemporary Times. Rutgers University Press.

2022 Research papers

“Reproductive Autonomy and Feelings of Control over Pregnancy among Emerging Adult Clients in a Utah (USA) Contraceptive Initiative Study.” Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare

2021 Research Papers

“‘For me, it’s having something meaningful’: Women’s Emotional Understandings of Sex and The Sexual Acceptability of Contraception.” The Journal of Sex Research

“‘I Talked to a couple of friends that had it’: Informal Feminized Health Networks and Contraceptive Choices.” Social Science & Medicine

“Jail as a Point of Contraceptive Care Access: Needs and Preferences of Women at an Urban Jail.” Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health

“The HER Salt Lake Media Campaign: Comparing Characteristics and Outcomes of Clients Who Make Appointments Online versus Standard Scheduling.” BMC Women’s Health

“Contraceptive Method Uptake at Title X Health Centers in Utah.” Women’s Health Issues

“‘My family and friends thought it was a horrible idea’: The classed, gendered project of young adult women’s intimacy choices.” Journal of Youth Studies

2020 Research Papers

“Dangerous Sex: Gendered Sexual Bodies and Perceptions of STI Risk.” Sexuality Research and Social Policy

2020 Book Review

Book Review: Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It. Teaching Sociology

2019 Research Papers

“It’s a Lifestyle”: Social Class, Flexibility, and Young Adults’ Stories about Defining Adulthood.” Sociological Spectrum

 “Strategic Silence: College Men and Hegemonic Masculinity in Contraceptive Decision Making” Gender & Society

“Conflicting Contraceptive Norms for Men: Equal Responsibility versus Women’s Bodily Autonomy.”Culture, Health & Sexuality

“Manifesting Maturity: Gendered Sexual Intimacy and Becoming an Adult.” Sexualities

2019 Book Reviews

Book Review: Yasemin Besen-Cassino, The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and The Origins of the Gender Wage GapTeaching Sociology

Book Review: Alicia M. Walker, The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. Sexualities

Book Review: Japonica Brown- Saracino, How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities. Sexualities

2018 Research Papers

“‘Sister’ and ‘Brother’ Schools, Women and Men: Gender, Power, and Inequality in a Women’s College Space.”Journal of Gender Studies 

“Internet Intimacy: Authenticity and Longing in the Relationships of Millennial Young Adults.”Sociological Perspectives 

“Recruitment Tools for Reaching Millennials: The Digital Difference.” International Journal of Qualitative Methods 

2017 Research Papers

“Blinded by Love: Women, Men, and Gendered Age in Relationship Stories”Gender & Society 

“Hispanic and Catholic, or Hispanic-Catholic? Racialized Religious Identity for Self- Identified ‘Hispanic’ Students at a Predominantly White Institution.” NEXT Graduate Journal of Religious Studies

2016 Research Paper

“‘I Don’t Advertise the Fact That I’m a Catholic’: College Students, Religion, and Ambivalence” Sociological Spectrum 

2015 Book Review

Review of Distant Love: Personal Life in the Global Age by Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim Gender & Society 

2013 Research Paper

“Monogamy Lite: Cheating, College, and Women”Gender& Society 

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My Google Scholar Page: Cristen Dalessandro at Google Scholar