Sexual Diaries Documentation and Files"Between the Sheets"ArticlesDiary Form and encodingSt Antony's Oxford 2009

The articles below can be individually downloaded in .PDF Format or as one document, Readings on Sexual Diaries (7.18 mb):

1988     (a) `Something sensational ...' The Sexual Diary as tool for mapping detailed sexual behaviour, Sociological Review, 36 (2), 353-367

(b) The Numbers Game: Gay Lifestyles, Epidemiology and Social Science, in P Aggleton and H Homans, eds (1988) Social Aspects of Aids, London: Falmer

1990     (a) Final Report of Project SIGMA to the Department of Health, ch1

(b) Patterns in Homosexual Relations: The Use of the Diary Method, in M Hubert, ed., Sexual Behaviour and Risks of HIV Infection, Brussels: Presse Saint Louis ()

1992     The Structure of Sexual Behaviour, Journal of Sexual Research, 29 (1), 61-83 ()

1993     (a) Strategies in Eliciting Sensitive Sexual Information: the case of Gay Men, Sociological Review, 41 (3), 537-556 (,)

 (b)Sex Role Separation in Sexual Diaries of Homosexual Men, Aids, 7 (6), 877-882 (,)

1994     (a) No Connection Between Alcohol Use and Unsafe Sex Among Gay and Bisexual Men, AIDS 7(1): 115-119 ()

(b) Diaries and Sexual Behaviour: The Use of Sexual Diaries As Method and Substance in Researching Gay Men's Response to HIV/Aids (ch 9), M. Boulton, ed Methodological Studies in Aids Research, London: Falmer

1995     (a) Networks and Sex: some social contexts of  Gay Men's Response to HIV/Aids, in  R Parker and  John Gagnon, eds, Conceiving  Sexuality: Approaches to Sex Research in a Postmodern World, London: Routledge

            (b) Risk in Context: the use of sexual diary data to analyse sequences of homosexual risk behaviour, in H tem Brummelhuis and G Herdt, eds Culture and Sexual Risk: Anthropological Perspectives on Aids, Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis

1996     Between the Sheets: Sexual Diaries and Gay Men's Sex in the Era of Aids, London: Cassell

1999     Parallel accounts?  Discrepancies between self-report (diary) and recall (questionnaire) measures of the same sexual behaviour,  Aids Care 11(2) 22-234

1999     Bibliography of the Diary Method and its Applications 

2000     How many account for how much?  The concentration of high-risk sexual behaviour among gay men. Journal of Sex Research 37(1), 1-7

A P M Coxon is author of these references, with co-authors indicated as follows:

          P.M. Davies, A.J. Hunt, T.J. McManus, P. Weatherburn, F.C.I. Hickson

           N.H. Coxon

           C.M. Rees