Publications

BOOKS

Coy, M. (2012) (ed.) Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality: Theory, Research and Policy Farnham: Ashgate

BOOK CHAPTERS

Coy, M. and Kelly, L. (in press) The responsibilisation of women who experience domestic violence. In Hagemann-White, C. & Meysen, T. (eds) Culture and Ethics in the Art of Intervention Against Violence Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich

Pearce, J.J. & Coy, M. (in press) Towards a Developmental Model of Sexual Consent. In Shaw, M. & Bailey, S. (Eds.) Justice for Children: A Developmental Perspective Cambridge: University Press

Coy, M. and M.A.H. Horvath (in press) Young people, pornography and gendered sexual practices in Lamb, S. & Gilbert, J. (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Sexual Development: Childhood and Adolescence Cambridge: University Press

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Garner, M., Kanyeredzi, A., & Vera-Gray, F. (2016) From ‘no means no’ to ‘an enthusiastic yes’: changing the discourse on sexual consent through Sex and Relationships Education in Sundaram, V. & Saunders, H. (eds) Global Perspectives and Debates on Sex and Relationships Education: Addressing Issues of Gender, Sexuality, Plurality and Power London: Palgrave Macmillan pp.84-99

Kelly, L. & Coy, M. (2015) Ethics as process, ethics in practice: researching the sex industry and trafficking in Siegel, D., & de Wildt, R. (eds) Ethical Concerns in Human Trafficking Research Cham: Springer International Publishing pp.33-50

Thiara, R. & Coy, M. (2014) ‘Boys think girls are toys’: Young People and Sexual Exploitation in Ellis, J. & Thiara, R.T. (eds) Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls: Educational Work with Children and Young People Bristol: Policy Press pp.181-204

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Dustin, H. (2014) A feminist ‘epistemic community’ reshaping public policy: a case study of the End Violence Against Women Coalition in Johnson, H. Fisher, B., & Jaquier, V. (ed) Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: International Perspectives New York: Routledge pp.244-257

Coy, M. (2013) Children, childhood and sexualised popular culture in Wild, J. (ed) Exploiting Childhood London: Jessica Kingsley pp149-163

Coy, M. (2012) ‘I Am a Person Too’: Women’s Accounts and Images about Body and Self in Prostitution in Coy, M. (ed) Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality: Theory, Research and Policy Farnham: Ashgate pp.103-120

Coy, M., Horvath, M.A.H. & Kelly, L. (2012) Troubling Notions of Male Entitlement: Men Consuming, Boasting and Confessing about Paying for Sex in Coy, M. (ed) Prostitution, Harm and Gender Inequality: Theory, Research and Policy Farnham: Ashgate pp.121-140

Coy, M. (2009) Invaded Spaces and Feeling Dirty: Women’s Narratives of Violation in Prostitution and Sexual Violence. In Horvath, M. A.H., & Brown, J., (eds) Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking Cullompton: Willan pp. 184-206

Coy, M. (2008) The Consumer, the Consumed and the Commodity: Women and Sex Buyers Talk about Objectification in Prostitution in Munro, V. & Della Giusta, M. (eds) Demanding Sex: Critical Reflections on the Regulation of Prostitution Farnham: Ashgate pp181-198

Coy, M. (2007) ‘It’s fine as long as she’s not doing it out of force’: Paying for sex – harmful and/or criminal? In Roberts, R & McMahon, W (eds) Social justice and Criminal justice: New directions, London: Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Coy, M. (2017) Prostitution in (and out of) Policy on Violence Against Women and Girls in the UK Journal of Gender-Based Violence 1(1) 117-126

Coy, M. (2016) Joining the dots on sexual exploitation of children and women: gaps in UK policy approaches Critical Social Policy 36(4) 572–59

Coy, M., Scott, E., Tweedale, R., & Perks, K. (2015) ‘It’s like going through the abuse again’: domestic violence and women and children’s (un)safety in private law contact proceedings Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 37(1) 53-69

Coy, M. & Garner, M. (2012) Definitions, discourses and dilemmas: policy and academic engagement with the sexualisation of popular culture Gender & Education 24(3) 285-301

Coy, M., Wakeling, J., & Garner, M. (2011) Selling sex sells: representations of prostitution and the sex industry in sexualised popular culture as symbolic violence Women’s Studies International Forum 34 441–448

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Bowstead, J. & Foord, J. (2011) Roads to Nowhere? Mapping Specialised Violence Against Women Services Violence Against Women 17(2)  

Coy, M & Horvath, M A.H. (2010) ‘Lads mags’, young men’s attitudes towards women and acceptance of myths about sexual aggression Feminism & Psychology 20 (4)

Coy, M. (2010) A brave new world: the strip club ban in Iceland and meanings for gender equality Gender and Development 18 (3) 545-547

Coy, M., & Garner, M. (2010) Glamour Modelling and the Marketing of Self-Sexualisation: Critical Reflections International Journal of Cultural Studies 13 (6) 657-675

Coy, M. (2009) This Body which is not Mine: The notion of the Habit Body, Prostitution and Dis(embodiment)  Feminist Theory 10 (1) 61-75. REPRINTED in Gonzalez-Arnal, S., Jagger, G., & Lennon, K. (Eds, 2012) Embodied selves London: Palgrave MacMillan

Coy, M. (2009) Milkshakes, lady lumps and growing up to want boobies: how the sexualisation of popular culture limits girls’ horizons Child Abuse Review 18 (6) 372-383

Coy, M. (2009) ‘Moved around like bags of rubbish nobody wants’: how multiple placement moves make young women vulnerable to sexual exploitation Child Abuse Review 18 (4), 254-266. Included in a 2016 Special Virtual Issue on Child Sexual Exploitation

Coy, M. (2008) Young Women, Local Authority Care and Selling Sex British Journal of Social Work, 38 (7) 1408-1424

Coy, M. (2006) This morning I’m a researcher, this afternoon I’m an outreach worker: Ethical dilemmas in practitioner research International Journal of Social Research Methodology: Theory and Practice 9 (5) 419-43

RESEARCH REPORTS

Lovett, J., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2018) Deflection, denial and disbelief: social and political discourses about child sexual abuse and their impact on institutional responses: A Rapid Evidence Assessment London: Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Coy, M. (2017)‘All fired up now’: The Safe Choices Leaving Care and Custody project programme on sexual exploitation. Final evaluation report London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M. & Sharp-Jeffs, N. (2016) Evaluation of a specialist Violence Against Women and Girls service for Albanian-speaking women in London London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit/Trust for London

Coy, M. (2016) ‘We don’t get this at school: The Safe Choices Reaching Communities Project final evaluation report London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M. (2014) The Safe Choices Reaching Communities Project:  Interim Evaluation Findings London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Kelly, L., Turner, J. & Coy, M. (2014) Thematic Report on Approaches to Prostitution across the European Union Brussels: European Commission  (internal report only, peer reviewed)

Coy, M., Perks, K., Scott, E., Tweedale, R. (2012) Picking up the Pieces: Domestic Violence and Child Contact London: Rights of Women

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Elvines, F., Garner, M. & Kanyeredzi, A. (2013) Sex without consent, I suppose that is rape: how young people in England understand sexual consent London: Office of the Children’s Commissioner (peer reviewed)

Kelly, L. & Coy, M. (2012) Building Blocks: A Strategy and Action Plan for Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls in Thurrock London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M., Kelly, L., & Lovett, J. (2012) Step by Step: Guidance on moving towards an integrated approach to violence against women and girls for London boroughs London: Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime

Coy, M., Thiara, R., Kelly, L., & Phillips, R. (2011) Into the foreground: an evaluation of the Jacana parenting programme London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M., Thiara, R., & Kelly, L. (2011) Boys think girls are toys? An evaluation of the nia project sexual exploitation prevention programme London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M., & Kelly, L. (2011) Islands in the Stream: An Evaluation of Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Schemes London: Trust for London

Coy, M., Lee, K., Roach, C. & Kelly, L. (2010) A Missing Link? An Exploratory Study of Connections between Teenage Pregnancy and Non-Consensual Sex London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Westmarland, N., Coy, M., Chalder-Mills, J. & Kelly, L. (2010) Understanding Rape in West Yorkshire Durham: Durham University

Kelly, L., Coy, M. & Davenport, R. (2009) Shifting sands: a comparison of prostitution regimes across nine countries London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Foord, J. (2009) Map of Gaps 2: The Postcode Lottery of Violence Against Women Support Services in Britain London: End Violence Against Women Coalition

Coy, M., Lovett, J, Kelly, L. (2008) Realising Rights, Fulfilling Obligations: A Template Integrated Strategy on Violence Against Women for the UK London: End Violence Against Women Coalition

Coy, M., Kelly, L., Foord, J. (2007) Map of Gaps: The Postcode Lottery of Violence Against Women Support Services in the UK London: End Violence Against Women Coalition

Coy, M., Horvath, M.A.H., & Kelly, L. (2007) ‘It’s just like going to the supermarket: Men buying sex in East London London: Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit

RESEARCH BRIEFING PAPERS

Coy, M., Sharp-Jeffs, N. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation of Children: Social Workers London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Coy, M., Sharp-Jeffs, N. & Kelly, L. (2017 Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation of Children: Commissioning of Children’s Services London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation: Police London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation: Police Commissioners London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation: Professionals in School settings London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation of Children: Multi-Agency Working London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation of Children: Staff working in Health Care settings London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Key Messages from Research on Child Sexual Exploitation of Children: Commissioning Health Care Services London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (peer reviewed)

Sharp-Jeffs, N., Coy, M. & Kelly, L. (2017) Gaps in the knowledge base London: Centre for Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

Coy, M., Pringle, H. & Tyler, M. (2016) The Swedish Sex Purchase Law: evidence of its impact Nordic Model Information Network

Coy, M. (2015) Working Paper on Intervention Against Domestic Violence in England and Wales, from the research project ‘Cultural Encounters in Intervention Against Violence’ (CEINAV), January 2015

Coy, M. (2014) Sexualised Sexism: Popular Culture, Sexualisation and Violence Against Women and Girls London: End Violence Against Women

Coy, M. (2014) ‘Pornographic Performances’: a review of research on sexualisation and racism in music videos London: End Violence Against Women

Coy, M. (2011) The impact of sexualisation on young people’s attitudes and relationships. In National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ed.) Premature sexualisation: understanding the risks London: NSPCC

INVITED BOOK REVIEWS

Coy, M. (2008) Sophie Day’s ‘On the Game’: Women and Sex Work Gender and Development 16(2) 420-422

Coy, M. (2015) Bringing up the Body: Alison Phipps’s ‘The Politics of the Body’ Trouble and Strife 31st October 2015

INVITED ONLINE COMMENTARIES

Coy, M. & Molisa, P. (2016) What Lies Beneath? Prostitution and Policy in New Zealand Open Democracy, December 6