Shearn, K., Allmark, P., Piercy, H., & Hirst, J. (2017). Building realist programme theory for large complex and messy interventions. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 16 (1), 1-11. http://doi.org/10.1177/1609406917741796
Hirst, J. (2012). It's got to be about enjoying yourself: young people, sexual pleasure,and sex and relationships education. Sex Education: sexuality, society and learning, 13 (4), 423-436. http://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2012.747433
Burrows, J., Baxter, S., Baird, W., Hirst, J., & Goyder, E. (2011). Citizens advice in primary care: A qualitative study of the views and experiences of service users and staff. Public Health, 125 (10), 704-710. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2011.07.002
Formby, E., Hirst, J., Owen, J., Hayter, M., & Stapleton, H. (2010). 'Selling it as a holistic health provision and not just about condoms ?' Sexual health services in school settings: current models and their relationship with sex and relationships education policy and provision. Sex education, 10 (4), 423-435. http://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2010.515099
Owen, J., Carroll, C., Cooke, J., Formby, E., Hayter, M., Hirst, J., ... Sutton, A. (2010). School-linked sexual health services for young people (SSHYP): a survey and systematic review concerning current models, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and research opportunities. Health technology assessment, 14 (30). http://doi.org/10.3310/hta14300
Hirst, J. (2008). Developing sexual competence? Exploring strategies for the provision of effective sexualities and relationships education. Sex education, 8 (4), 399-413. http://doi.org/10.1080/14681810802433929
Hirst, J. (2004). Researching young people's sexuality and learning about sex: experience, need, and sex and relationship education. Culture, health and sexuality, 6 (2), 115-129. http://doi.org/10.1080/13691050310001600969
Rosie, A., Bufton, S., & Hirst, J. (2001). Sociology as a moral discourse: a case study of social theory teaching. British journal of sociology of education, 22 (2), 217-226. http://doi.org/10.1080/01425690120054849
Rosie, A., Bufton, S., & Hirst, J. (2001). Sociology as a moral discourse: A case study of social theory teaching. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 22 (2), 217-226. http://doi.org/10.1080/01425690124925
Shearn, K., Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. (2016). Provision of positive sexual health services for young people: a realist evaluation. The Lancet, 388 (Supp2), S105. http://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32341-8
Formby, E., Hirst, J., Owen, J., & Hayter, M. (2011). BARRIERS TO THE DELIVERY OF SCHOOL-LINKED SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES IN THE UK: THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIETAL AND SCHOOL VIEWS ON YOUNG PEOPLE'S SEXUAL HEALTH. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 8, 146.
Hirst, J. (2011). A CASE FOR PLEASURE IN SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS EDUCATION (SRE) FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, 8, 200.
Hirst, J., Wood, R., & Marshall, D. (2018). ‘Boys think it's just a hairless hole’: Young people’s reflections on binary and heteronormative pedagogies in school based sexualities education. In Sanjakdar, F., & Yip, A. (Eds.) Critical pedagogy, sexuality education, and young people. New York: Peter Lang: http://doi.org/10.3726/b11365
Hirst, J. (2014). Get some rhythm round the clitoris’: addressing sexual pleasure in sexuality education in schools and other youth settings. In Allen, L., Rasmussen, M.L., & Quinlivan, K. (Eds.) The politics of pleasure in sexuality education : pleasure bound. (pp. 35-56). New York: Routledge
Hirst, J. (2014). 'Get some rhythm round the clitoris': addressing sexual pleasure in sexuality education in schools and other youth settings. In Allen, L., Rasmussen, M.L., & Quinlivan, K. (Eds.) The politics of pleasure in sexuality education. (pp. 35-56). Routledge: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/politics-pleasure-sexuality-education-louisa-allen-mary-lou-rasmussen-kathleen-quinlivan/e/10.4324/9780203069141
Ingham, R., & Hirst, J. (2010). Promoting Sexual Health. In Aggleton, P., Dennison, C., & Warwick, I. (Eds.) Promoting Health and Well-being through Schools. (pp. 112-132). London: Routledge: http://www.routledgeeducation.com/books/Promoting-Health-and-Well-being-through-Schools-isbn9780415493420
Formby, E., Hirst, J., & Owen, J. (2010). Pathways to adulthood: reflections from three generations of young mothers and fathers. In Duncan, S., Edwards, R., & Alexander, C. (Eds.) Teenage parenthood: what’s the problem?. (pp. 85-111). London: Tufnell Press: http://www.tufnellpress.co.uk/
Ingham, R., & Hirst, J. (2010). Promoting sexual health. In Promoting Health and Wellbeing through Schools. (pp. 99-118). http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203860090
Hirst, J. (2005). Sexuality. In Taylor, G., & Spencer, S. (Eds.) Social identities: multidisciplinary approaches. (pp. 64-90). London: Routledge: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t733006992
Tod, A., & Hirst, J. (Eds.). (2014). Health and inequality: applying public health research to policy and practice. London: Routledge.
Hirst, J., Wood, R., & Burns-O'Connell, G. (2017). Initiatives to support the inclusion of pleasure in sexual health and sex education work with young peopleAn impact evaluation. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-reports-170001
Hirst, J. (2015). Evaluation of Sexual Health Sheffield's services in community settings : perspectives from young people aged 15-25 years. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University.
Formby, E., Hirst, J., & Willis, B. (2009). Socialising and sexual health: an evaluation of the needs of gay, bisexual men and men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sheffield. Sheffield: Centre for HIV and Sexual Health. http://www.sexualhealthsheffield.nhs.uk/publications/index.php
Hirst, J., Formby, E., Parr, S., Nixon, J., Hunter, C., & Flint, J.F. (2007). An evaluation of two initiatives to reward young people. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/rewarding-young-people-pro-social-behaviour
Hirst, J., Formby, E., & Owen, J. (2006). Pathways into parenthood: reflections from three generations of teenage mothers and fathers. Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University. http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/ceir/outputs.html#2006
Theses / Dissertations
Burns-O'Connell, G. (2018). Catholic parents' perceptions of young people's learning about sex and relationships. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Hirst, J. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00122
Shearn, K.M. (2018). Delivering positive youth sexual health services: a realist evaluation. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu-thesis-00062
Stevens, G.N. (2005). Identity change and mature learners in higher education. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Ashworth, P., & Hirst, J.
Hirst, J. (2001). Identity, discourse and practice : a qualitative case study of young people and their sexuality. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Rosie, A.
Shearn, K., Piercy, H., Allmark, P., & Hirst, J. (2018). Interpretations of 'positive' approaches to youth sexual health services: concept defining as one phase of a realist evaluation.