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Scott-Arthur, T, Brown, B, Saukko, P (2021) Conflicting experiences of health and habitus in a poor urban neighbourhood: a Bourdieusian ethnography, Sociology of Health and Illness, ISSN: 0141-9889. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.13255.

Saukko, P and Weedon, A (2020) Self-tracking of/and time: from technological to biographical and political temporalities of work and sitting, New Media & Society, ISSN: 1461-4448. DOI: 10.1177/1461444820983324.

Saukko, P and Rousham, EK (2020) Diagnosis Between Chaos and Control: Affect and Hospital Clinicians' and Older Adult Patients' Narratives of Urinary Tract Infections, Frontiers in Sociology, 5, DOI: 10.3389/fsoc.2020.00057.

Lewis, S, Saukko, P, Lumsden, K (2020) Rhythms, sociabilities and transience of sexual harassment in transport: mobilities perspectives of the London underground, Gender, Place and Culture, 28(2), pp.277-298, ISSN: 0966-369X. DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2020.1734540.

Saukko, P, Oppenheim, B, Cooper, M, Rousham, E (2019) Gaps in communication between different staff groups and older adult patients foster unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for urinary tract infections in hospitals: a qualitative translation approach, Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 8, 130, ISSN: 2047-2994. DOI: 10.1186/s13756-019-0587-2.

Rousham, E, Cooper, M, Petherick, E, Saukko, P, Oppenheim, B (2019) Overprescribing antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria in older adults: a case series review of admissions in two UK hospitals, Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, 8(1), DOI: 10.1186/s13756-019-0519-1.

Weedon, A, Saukko, P, Downey, J, Orme, MW, Esliger, D, Singh, S, Sherar, L (2019) Meanings of sitting in the context of chronic disease: Critical reflection on sedentary behaviour, health, choice and enjoyment, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 12(3), pp.363-376, ISSN: 1939-845X. DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2019.1595105.

Saukko, P (2018) Digital health – a new medical cosmology? The case of 23andMe online genetic testing platform, Sociology of Health and Illness, ISSN: 0141-9889. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12774.

Orme, MW, Weedon, A, Saukko, P, Esliger, D, Morgan, M, Steiner, M, Downey, J, Sherar, L, Singh, S (2018) Findings of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Sitting and Exacerbations Trial (COPD-SEAT) in reducing sedentary time using wearable and mobile technologies with educational support: Randomized controlled feasibility trial, Journal of Medical Internet Research: mHealth and uHealth, 6(4), ISSN: 2291-5222. DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.9398.

Kaur, H, Saukko, P, Lumsden, K (2017) Rhythms of moving in and between digital media: A study on video diaries of young people with physical disabilities, Mobilities, 13(3), pp.397-410, ISSN: 1745-011X. DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2017.1355349.

Hogarth, S and Saukko, P (2017) A market in the making: the past, present and future of direct-to-consumer genomics, New Genetics and Society, ISSN: 1469-9915. DOI: 10.1080/14636778.2017.1354692.

Saukko, P (2017) Shifting metaphors in direct-to-consumer genetic testing: from genes as information to genes as big data, New Genetics and Society, 36(3), pp.296-313, ISSN: 1469-9915. DOI: 10.1080/14636778.2017.1354691.

Didziokaite, G, Saukko, P, Greiffenhagen, C (2017) The mundane experience of everyday calorie trackers: Beyond the metaphor of Quantified Self, New Media and Society, 20(4), pp.1470-1487, ISSN: 1461-7315. DOI: 10.1177/1461444817698478.

Orme, M, Weedon, A, Esliger, D, Saukko, P, Morgan, M, Steiner, M, Downey, J, Singh, S, Sherar, L (2016) Study protocol for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Sitting and ExacerbAtions Trial (COPD-SEAT): a randomised controlled feasibility trial of a home-based self-monitoring sedentary behaviour intervention, BMJ Open, 6(10), pp.e013014-e013014, ISSN: 2044-6055. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013014.

Mark, O, Sally, S, Dale, E, Amie, W, Paula, S, Mike, M, Michael, S, Lauren, S (2016) The feasibility of a home-based sedentary behaviour intervention for hospitalised chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients: Sitting and ExacerbAtions Trial (COPD-SEAT), Frontiers in Public Health, 4, DOI: 10.3389/conf.fpubh.2016.01.00024.

Saukko, P (2013) State of play in direct-to-consumer genetic testing for lifestyle-related diseases: market, marketing content, user experiences and regulation, Proc Nutr Soc, 72(1), pp.53-60, DOI: 10.1017/S0029665112002960.

Saukko, PM, Farrimond, H, Evans, PH, Qureshi, N (2012) Beyond beliefs: risk assessment technologies shaping patients' experiences of heart disease prevention, Sociol Health Illn, 34(4), pp.560-575, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2011.01406.x.

Qureshi, N, Armstrong, S, Dhiman, P, Saukko, P, Middlemass, J, Evans, PH, Kai, J, ADDFAM (Added Value of Family History in CVD Risk Assessment) Study Group, (2012) Effect of adding systematic family history enquiry to cardiovascular disease risk assessment in primary care: a matched-pair, cluster randomized trial, Ann Intern Med, 156(4), pp.253-262, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-4-201202210-00002.

Farrimond, H, Saukko, P, Qureshi, N, Evans, P (2010) Making sense of being at 'high risk' of coronary heart disease within primary prevention, Psychology & Health, 25(3), pp.289-304, DOI: 10.1080/08870440802499382.

Saukko, P, Reed, M, Britten, N, Hogarth, S (2010) Negotiating the boundary between medicine and consumer culture: Online marketing of nutrigenetic tests, Social Science & Medicine, 70(5), pp.744-753, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.10.066.

Qureshi, N, Armstrong, S, Saukko, P, Sach, T, Middlemass, J, Evans, PH, Kai, J, Farrimond, H, Humphries, SE (2009) Realising the potential of the family history in risk assessment and primary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: ADDFAM study protocol, BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 9, ARTN 184, ISSN: 1472-6963. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-9-184.

Saukko, P (2009) Genetic risk online and offline: Two ways of being susceptible to blood clots, Health, Risk & Society, 11(1), pp.1-16, DOI: 10.1080/13698570802538894.

Saukko, PM, Ellard, S, Richards, SH, Shepherd, MH, Campbell, JL (2007) Patients' understanding of genetic susceptibility testing in mainstream medicine: qualitative study on thrombophilia, BMC Health Serv Res, 7, p.82, DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-7-82.

Hall, R, Saukko, P, Evans, P, Qureshi, N, Humphries, S (2007) Assessing family history of heart disease in primary care consultations: A qualitative study, Family Practice, 24(5), pp.435-442, DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmm037.

Saukko, P (2006) Are genetic tests exceptional? Lessons from a qualitative study on thrombophilia, Social Science & Medicine, 63(7), pp.1947-1959, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.04.012.

Saukko, P (2006) Rereading media and eating disorders: Karen Carpenter, Princess Dinana and the healthy female self, Critical Studies in Media Communication, 23(2), pp.152-169, DOI: 10.1080/07393180600714539.

Saukko, P (2004) Genomic susceptibility-testing and pregnancy: Something old, something new, New Genetics and Society, 23(3), pp.313-325, ISSN: 1463-6778. DOI: 10.1080/1463677042000305075.

Saukko, P (2003) Doing Research in Cultural Studies, DOI: 10.4135/9781849209021.

Saukko, P (2002) Connected? On experience, economy, violence, and care, Cultural Studies - Critical Methodologies, 2(1), pp.131-147, ISSN: 1532-7086. DOI: 10.1177/153270860200200113.

Saukko, P (2002) Studying the self: from the subjective and the social to personal and political dialogues, Qualitative Research, 2(2), pp.244-263, ISSN: 1468-7941. DOI: 10.1177/146879410200200207.

Saukko, P (2002) Connected? On economy, experience, violence and care, Cultural Studies - Critical Methodologies, 2(1), pp.131-147.

Saukko, P (2002) Connected? On Experience, Economy, Violence, and Care, Cultural StudiesCritical Methodologies, 2(1), pp.131-147, ISSN: 1532-7086. DOI: 10.1177/1532708602002001013.

Saukko, P (2000) Between Voice and Discourse: Quilting Interviews on Anorexia, Qualitative Inquiry, 6(3), pp.299-317, ISSN: 1077-8004. DOI: 10.1177/107780040000600301.

Saukko, P (1998) Poetics of voice and maps of space: Two trends within empirical research in cultural studies, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2), pp.259-275, ISSN: 1367-5494. DOI: 10.1177/136754949800100206.

Saukko, P (1998) Poetics of voice and maps of space: Two trends within empirical research in cultural studies, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2), pp.259-275.

Saukko, P (1998) Voice, discourse and space: Competing/combining methodologies in cultural studies, Cultural Studies: A Research Annual, 3, pp.75-96.

Saukko, P (1996) Anorexia nervosa: Rereading the stories that became me, Cultural Studies: A Research Annual, 1, pp.49-65.


Reed, L and Saukko, P (ed) (2010) Governing the Female Body: Gender, Health and Networks of Power, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, ISBN: 978-1-4384-2952-6.

Saukko, P (2008) The Anorexic Self: A Personal, Political Analysis of a Diagnostic Discourse, State University of New York (SUNY) Press, ISBN: 978-0791474624.

Saukko, P (2003) Doing Research in Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Classical and New Methodological Approaches, Sage, ISBN: 07619 6505 X.


Didziokaite, G, Saukko, P, Greiffenhagen, C (2018) Doing calories: the practices of dieting using calorie counting app MyFitnessPal. In Metric Culture: Ontologies of self-tracking, © Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.1-1, ISBN: 9781787432901.

Saukko, P (2017) Methodologies for cultural and social studies in an age of new technologies. In The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research. 5th edition, © SAGE Publications, Inc.,ISBN: 9781483349800.

Saukko, P (2012) Metodologías para los estudios culturales. Un enfoque integrador. In Denzin, NK and Lincoln, YS (ed) Manual de investigación cualitativa.Paradigmas y perspectivas en disputa. Volumen II, Gedisa, pp.316-340, ISBN: 9788497843096.

Saukko, P and Reed, L (2010) Governing the female body: Three dimensions of power. In Reed, L and Saukko, P (ed) Governing the Female Body: Gender, Health and Networks of Power, State University of New York Press, pp.1-16.

Saukko, P (2010) Beyond pill scares? Online discussion on genetic thrombophillia and gendered contradictions of personalized medicine. In Reed, L and Saukko, P (ed) Governing the Female Body: Gender, Health and Networks of Power, State University of New York Press, pp.40-58.

Saukko, P (2009) Pitching products, pitching ethics: Selling nutrigenetic tests as lifestyle or medicine. In Castle, D and eds, NR (ed) Nutrition and Genomics: Issues of Ethics, Law, Regulation and Communication, New York: Academic Press, pp.205-222.

Saukko, P (2009) Critical discussion of normativity in discourses on eating disorders. In Malson, H and Burns, M (ed) Critical feminist perspectives on eating dis/orders: An international reader, London: Psychology Press, pp.63-73, ISBN: 0415418100.

Saukko, P (2008) Studying the self: From the subjective and the social to personal and political dialogues. In Delamont, S and eds, PA (ed) Representing ethnography: Reading, writing and rhetoric in qualitative research, London: Sage, tba.

Saukko, P (2008) ‘I Feel Ridiculous about Having Had It’ — Critical Readings of Lived and Mediated Stories on Eating Disorders. In Critical Bodies, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp.43-59, ISBN: 9781349355433. DOI: 10.1057/9780230591141_3.

Saukko, P (2007) "I feel ridiculous about having had it" Critical readings of lived and mediated stories on eating disorders. In Riley, S, Burns, M, Frith, H, Wiggins, S, eds, PM (ed) Critical bodies: representations, practices and identities of weight and body management, Palgrave, pp.43-59.

Saukko, P (2006) Methodologies for cultural studies: An integrative approach. In Denzin, NK and eds, YSL (ed) The Sage handbook of qualitative research, Thousand Oaks: Sage, pp.343-56, ISBN: 0761927573.

Saukko, P (2001) Poetics of voice and maps of space: Two trends within empirical research in cultural studies. In Denzin, NK and eds, YSL (ed) The American tradition in qualitative research. Volume II, Thousand Oaks: Sage, pp.309-323.

Saukko, P (1999) Fat boys and goody girls: Hilde Bruch's work on eating disorders and the American anxiety about democracy, 1930-1960. In Sobal, J and Maurer, D (ed) Weighty issues: Constructing fatness and thinness as social problems, Hawthorne, pp.31-49.

Saukko, P (1996) A little village in a big world: Young squatters and the limits of news. In Braman, S and eds, AS-M (ed) Globalisation, Communication and Transnational Civil Society, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, pp.243-258.

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