Publications List



Jones, T., del Pozo De Bolger, A., Dune, T., Lykins, A. and Hawkes, G. (2015). Female-to-Male (FtM) Transgender People’s Experiences in Australia: A National Study. Springer: Dordrecht/Cham. ISBN: 978-3-319-13828-2 (Print) 978-3-319-13829-9 (Online)

Dune, T. M. (2012). Constructions of Sexuality and Disability: Implications for People with Cerebral Palsy. Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 10: 3846592277 ISBN 13: 9783846592274

Book Chapters

Dune, T. (2015). “You Just Don’t See Us”: The Influence of Public Schema on Constructions of Sexuality by People with Cerebral Palsy. In: Development and the Politics of Human Rights. (pp. 223-248) eds. S. N. Romaniuk & M. Marlin. Roca Raton, FL: CRC Press – Taylor and Francis Group.

Dune, T. (2014). Experiences of Sexual Well-Being and the Yin Revolution in China. In: Yin Rising: The Chinese Sexual Evolution. (pp. 110-122) eds. F. Fisher & B. Faller. San Bernardino, California: Griffin Publishing.

McKay, K., Dune, T., MacPhail, C., Mapedzahama, V. and Maple, M. (2014). Fairytales, Folklore and Femininity: Making Sense of the (Un)Sexed Female Body across Time and Space. In: Exploring Bodies in Time and Space. (pp. 15-26) eds. L. McLean, L. Stafford & M. Weeks. Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Minichiello, V., Dune, T. Disogra, C. & Marino, R. (2014). Male sex work and masculinity in Latin America. In: Male Sex Work and Society. eds. V. Minichiello & J. Scott. New York: Harrington Park Press.

Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V. & Rahman, S. (2013). Sexuality and ageing: the Nurses role in promoting the sexual health and sexual wellbeing of older Australians. In Caring for Older People in Australia: Principles for Nursing Practice. Eds: A. Johnson & E. Chang. Milton: John Wiley & Sons Australia.

Dune, T. M., Mpofu, E., Evans, D., & Sullivan, G. (in press). Queering Multicultural Education. In International Advances in Education: Global Initiatives for Equity and Social Justice, eds. E. L. Brown, R. Craven, G. McClean (Volume 8: Gender and Sexuality). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Dune, T. (2013). Sexuality in chronic illness and disability. In Chronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Practice, 2nd edition (pp. 115-132). Eds: A. Johnson & E. Chang. Milton: John Wiley & Sons Australia.

 Gwirayi, P., Mpofu, E., Hossain, Z., Dune, T., and Maruatona, S.L. (2013).  Sexual and Reproductive Health. In  Keith, K. D. (Ed.). The encyclopedia of cross-cultural psychology (pp. 1161-1164). Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons Inc. DOI: 10.1002/9781118339893

Reid, K. M., & Dune, T. M. (2010). Buy My Love: On Sex Workers, Golddiggers, and “Rules Girls”. Dating: Philosophy for Everyone (pp. 101-113). Eds. K. Miller and M. Clark. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Journal Articles

Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V., Lee, V., Stewart, J., Tronc, W., Firdaus, R. & Mekonnen, T. (under review). Resilience in the face of adversity: Narratives from ageing Indigenous women in Australia. Australian Aboriginal Studies Journal.

Dune, T., Stewart, J., Tronc, W., Mapedzahama, V., Lee, V., Firdaus, R. & Mekonnen, T. (under review). Redefining constructions of sexuality and sexual wellbeing over time and across generations: Lessons from ageing Indigenous women. SAGE Open.

Thorpe, R., Hawkes, G., Dune, T., Fileborn, B., Pitts, M.& Minichiello, V. (in press). The role of researcher characteristics in shaping constructions of ageing women’s sexualities in interviews. International Journal of Social Research Methodology.

Mengesha Z.B., Perz J., Dune T., Ussher J. (2017). Refugee and migrant women’s engagement with sexual and reproductive health care in Australia: A socio-ecological analysis of health care professional perspectives. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0181421.

Mengesha, Z., Perz, J., Dune, T. & Ussher, J. (2017). Providing culturally appropriate sexual and reproductive health care: A Q methodological study of health professionals caring for refugee and migrant women in Australia. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-10.

Dune, T., Astell-Burt, T. & Firdaus, R. (2017). Built environment and sexual and reproductive health: New questions on an old problem. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Online.

Dune, T., Firdaus, R., Mapedzahama, V., Lee, V., Stewart, J., Tronc, W., & Mekonnen, T. (2017). “Say to yourself: Do I want to be a doormat?” Ageing Indigenous Australian women’s reflections on gender roles and agency. Australian Aboriginal Studies Journal, 2017: 1, 69-85.

MacPhail, C., Dune, T., Dillon, G., Rahman, S., Khanam, R., Jenkins, L., Britton, M., Green, B., Edwards, C. & Stevenson (2017). Student sexual health and STI testing at an Australian regional university. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, 49, 39-48.

Dune, T., Perz, J., Mengesha, Z. & Ayika, D. (2017). Culture Clash? Investigating constructions of sexual and reproductive health from the perspective of 1.5 generation migrants in Australia using Q methodology. BMC Reproductive Health, 14:50, 1-13.

Dune, T. & Mapedzahama, V. (2017). Culture Clash: Shona-Zimbabwean migrant women’s experiences with communicating about sexual health and wellbeing across cultures and generations. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 21:1, 18-29.

Dune, T., Bidewell, J., Firdaus, R. & Kirwan, M. (2016). Communication Idol: Using popular culture to catalyse active learning by engaging students in the development of entertaining teaching and learning resources. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 13 (5).

Mengesha, Z. B., Dune, T. & Perz, J. (2016). Culturally and linguistically diverse women’s views and experiences of accessing sexual and reproductive health care in Australia: a systematic review. Sexual Health, published online.

Olson R., Bidewell J., Dune, T. & Lessey, N. (2016). Developing Cultural Competence through Self-Reflection in Interprofessional Education in Australia. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30 (3), 347–354.

Dune, T. & Armstrong, C. (2015). #NewWSunites: Reflections on institutionalising acceptance and diversity through Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Journal of Social Inclusion, 6 (2), 92-98.

Dune, T. & Mpofu, E. (2015). “Allowing Yourself to Sexual Freedom”: Making Sense of Sexual Spontaneity with Disability. Advances in Social Science Research Journal. 2 (11), 36 – 47.

Mackay, K., Wark, S., Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V. & Rahman, S. (2015) Sticks and Stones: How Words and Language Impact upon Social Inclusion. Journal of Social Inclusion, 6 (1), 146 – 162.

Dune, T. & Mpofu, E. (2015). Evaluating Person-Oriented Measures to Understand Sexuality with Cerebral Palsy: Procedures and Applications. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 3 (4), 144-155.

Dune, T., Mapedzahma, V., Pitts, M., Minichiello, V. & Hawkes, G. (2015). African Migrant Women’s Understanding and Construction of Sexuality in Australia. Advances in Social Science Research Journal, 2(2), 38-50.

Fileborn, B., Thorpe, R., Hawkes, G., Minichiello, V., Pitts, M. & Dune, T. (2014) Sex, desire, and pleasure: considering the experiences of older Australian women. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, published online.

Mpofu, E., Hallfors, D. D., Mutepfa, M. M. & Dune, T. M. (2014). A Mixed Methods Mapping of Church versus Secular School Messages to Influence Sexual Decision-Making as Perceived by Zimbabwean Orphan Girl Students. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, published online.

Dune, T. M. (2014). Conceptualizing Sex with Cerebral Palsy: A Phenomenological Exploration of Private Constructions of Sexuality using Sexual Script Theory. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 2 (2), 20-40.

Dune, T. M. (2014). “You just don’t see us”: The influence of public schema on constructions of sexuality by people with cerebral palsy. World Journal of Social Science, 1 (1), 1-19.

Minichiello, V., Rahman, S., Dune, T., Scott, J. & Dowsett, G. (2013). E-health: Potential benefits and challenges in providing and accessing sexual health services. BMC Public Health, 13 (790). [Nominated for RE-AIM’s Top Conceptual Article 2013]

Madden, R., Dune, T., Lukersmith, S., Kuipers, P., Llewellyn, G., Hartley, S. H. & Gargett, A. (2013). The relevance of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in monitoring and evaluating Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR). Disability and Rehabilitation, Early Online, 1-13.

Hawkes, G. & Dune, T. (2013). Introduction: Narratives of the Sexual Child:  Shared Themes and Shared Challenges. Sexualities, 16 (5/6), 622-634.

Dune, T. M. (2013). Re/Developing Models for Understanding Sexuality with Disability within Rehabilitation Counselling. Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 16 (April).

Lukersmith, S., Hartley, S., Kuipers, P., Madden, R. H., Llewellyn, G. & Dune, T. (2013). Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) monitoring and evaluation methods and tools: a literature review. Disability and Rehabilitation, Early Online, 1-13.

Dune, T. M. (2013). Understanding Experiences of Sexuality with Cerebral Palsy through Sexual Script Theory.  International Journal for Social Science Studies, 1 (1), 1- 12.

Dune, T. M. (2012). (Review) As I Am: A True Story of Adaptation to Physical Disability. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 18(1), 66-69.

Dune, T. M. (2012). Sexuality and physical disability: Exploring the barriers and solutions in healthcare. Sexuality and Disability, 30(2), 247-256.

Dune, T. (2012). Sexual expression, fulfilment and haemophilia: reflections from the 16th Australian and New Zealand Haemophilia Conference. Haemophilia, 18(3):e138-9.

Mpofu, E., Dune, T. M., Hallfors, D. D., Mapfumo, J., Mutepfa, M. M. & January, J., (2011). Apostolic Faith Church Organization Contexts for Health and Wellbeing in Women and Children. Ethnicity and Health, 16(6), 551-566.

Shuttleworth, R., Russell, C., Weerakoon, P., & Dune, T. (2010). Sexuality in Residential Aged Care: A Survey of Perceptions and Policies in Australian Nursing Homes. Sexuality and Disability, 28(2), 187-194.

Dune, T. M., & Shuttleworth, R. P. (2009). “It’s Just Supposed to Happen”: The Myth of Sexual Spontaneity and the Sexually Marginalized. Sexuality and Disability, 27(2), 97-108.


 Dune, T., Mengesha, Z., Ayika, D. and Perz, J. (5-7 December 2016). Exploring constructions of sexual and reproductive health for 1.5 generation African and non-African migrants in Australia using Q Methodology. African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) (Perth, Australia).

Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V, Kenny, C., Arnephy, R. & Muparutsa, F.   (5-7 December 2016). Too hot, too cold or just right: Re/constructing sexualities across genders, cultures and generations within Africa and the African diaspora. African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) (Perth, Australia).

Dune, T. & Gonzalez, M. (2016, June 27-28th). #PrideUnlimited: Strategic Engagement with Activism to Promote the Institutionalisation of Acceptance and Diversity Through Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Ally Conference (Parramatta, NSW, Australia).

Dune, T. (2015, November 22-23rd). #NewWSunites: Reflections on institutionalising acceptance and diversity through Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. Australia Forum on Sexuality, Education and Health (Parramatta, NSW, Australia).

Dune, T., Mapedzahama, V. & Ohr, S. (2015, September 6-9th). Personally Arranged Learning Sessions (PeArLs): The culturally and linguistically diverse health worker in a Eurocentric health care system. 3rd Population Health Congress (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia).

Olson, R., Dune, T. & Bidewell, J. (2014, July 7th-10th). The Role of Reflexivity in Developing Cultural Competency in a Large Undergraduate Interprofessional Allied Health Unit. Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE). (Project competitively funded by a UWS School of Science and Health Catalysing Innovation in Learning and Teaching Grant 2014)

Hawkes, G., MacPhail, C., Dune, T., Pitts, M. & Minichiello, V. (2013, August 9th-11th). ‘Beyond ageism and sexism – creating their own scripts: some reflections on social media participation by older Australian women’. The Society for the Study of Social Problems, 63rd Annual Meeting, Re-imagining Social Problems: Moving Beyond Social Constructionism (New York, USA).

Mapedzahama, V. & Dune T. (2013, May 6th -9th). “What kind of woman are you?”:  Zimbabwean Migrant women in Australia Negotiating the politics of dress. 7th Annual International Conference on Sociology (Athens, Greece).

McKay, K., Dune, T., MacPhail, C., Mapedzahama, V. & Maple, M. (2013, February 11th – 13th). Fairytales, Folklore and Femininity: Making sense of (un)sexed female body across time and space. 1st Global Conference: Time, Space and Body (Sydney, Australia).

Madden, R., Lukersmith, S., Phayboun, B., Nguyen, V. N., Ching, P., Phetsouvanh, B, , Soukhathammavong, S., Chomlath, K., Phuong Anh, T. T., Phuong, T. T., Huynh Thi, C. T., Chan, N. H., Llewellyn, G., Hartley, S., Kuipers, P., Dune, T. & Gargett, A. (2012). The ICF as foundation in the collaborative development of a CBR monitoring toolkit. Quality and Implementation of WHO FIC (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

Dune, T., Hawkes, G. & Pitts, M. (2012, November 19-21st). Older Australian women’s perceptions of their bodies, ageing and sexuality: Implications for sexual health and wellbeing. First National Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference (Melbourne, Australia).

Hawkes, G. & Dune, T. (2012, July 6th). ‘It just is’: older women’s accounts of living in the ageing body in 21st century Australia. BSA Ageing, Body and Society Study Group Conference 2012, Critical Perspectives; Future Challenges (London, United Kingdom).

 Dune, T. M. (2011, October 22nd). Enjoying your sex life: Issues and solutions for men with physical impairment. 16th Australian & New Zealand Haemophilia Conference (Sydney, Australia).

 Dune, T. M. (2011, May 20th). Sexuality in Rehabilitation Counselling: Breaching Barriers. Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) National Conference (Sydney, Australia).

Dune, T. M., & Pearce, C. (2010, December 3rd). Friend or Fetish: Images of (A)Sexuality. The Image Conference, University of California, (Los Angeles, California).

Dune, T. (2009, November 3-4th). Expectations of spontaneous sex and cerebral palsy. Biennial Faculty of Health Sciences Research Higher Degree Student Conference: Emerging Researchers in Health Sciences (Lidcombe, Australia.)

Dune, T. (2008, November 11-12th). “It’s just supposed to happen”: The myth of sexual spontaneity. Faculties of Health Research Conference: “From Cell to Society 6” (Blue Mountains, Australia).

Educational Materials

Dune, T., Hawkes, G., Perreira, M., Jones, T. & Scott, J.  (2013). Sexuality-Based Prejudice and Discrimination. EduOne, Australian Government.

 Dune, T. M. (2010). Sexuality Counselling in Rehabilitation for the Masters in Special Education, Zimbabwe Open University, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Newsletters and other Articles

Dune, T. (2015). Culture Clash. Archer Magazine

Dune, T. (2015). Celebrating Diversity and Demonstrating Inclusion through the Ally Network. The CrUWSible.

Minichiello, V. & Dune, T. ‘From homophobia to homophilia: The future face of medicine‘. The Conversation, May 2012.

Dune, T., Mapezahama, V. & Scott, J. (2012). Collaborating to improve Mental Health in Rural Australia, Nexus, 24 (2), 5.

Dune, T. M. (2011). Using the ICF to understand sexuality and Cerebral Palsy. WHO Family of International Classifications Newsletter, 9(2), 14.