Dr Victoria Brooks

Senior Lecturer

DepartmentWestminster Law School
Research groupWestminster Law and Theory Lab
Centre for Law Gender Sexuality

Research outputs

Fucking Law: the search for her sexual ethics
Brooks, V. Fucking Law: the search for her sexual ethics. Zero Books.

Research Methods in Environmental Law: A Handbook
Brooks, V. and Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas (ed.) 2017. Research Methods in Environmental Law: A Handbook. Gloucester, UK; Northampton, USA Edward Elgar.

Ethical awareness and socio-legal research in the UK
Brooks, V. 2019. Ethical awareness and socio-legal research in the UK. in: Mason, M., Creutzfeldt, N. and McConnachie, K (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Socio-Legal Theory and Methods Routledge.

Dude Looks Like a Lady: Gender Deception, Consent and Ethics
Brooks, V. and Clayton Thompson, J. 2019. Dude Looks Like a Lady: Gender Deception, Consent and Ethics. Journal of Criminal Law. 83 (4), pp. 258-271. doi:10.1177/0022018319834373

Fucking Law (A New Methodological Movement)
Brooks, V. 2018. Fucking Law (A New Methodological Movement). Journal of Organizational Ethnography. 7 (1), pp. 31-43. doi:10.1108/JOE-09-2017-0043

Under the fucking skin: a whore and her hotel room door
Brooks, V. 2018. Under the fucking skin: a whore and her hotel room door. Lo Squaderno - Explorations in Space and Society . 48, pp. 59-62.

Fucking (with) Academia: Ethics, Epistemology, Method
Brooks, V. 2018. Fucking (with) Academia: Ethics, Epistemology, Method . Ways of Knowing: Epistemology and Law. University of Westminster 31 May 2018

F#cking research ethics through radical method: autoethnography and the field of environmental law
Brooks, V. 2017. F#cking research ethics through radical method: autoethnography and the field of environmental law . in: Brooks, V. and Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas (ed.) Research Methods in Environmental Law: A Handbook Gloucester, UK; Northampton, USA Edward Elgar. pp. 534-555

Interrupting the courtroom organism: screaming bodies, material affects and the theatre of cruelty
Brooks, V. 2019. Interrupting the courtroom organism: screaming bodies, material affects and the theatre of cruelty. Law, Culture and the Humanities. 15 (2), pp. 332-351. doi:10.1177/1743872114543767

Confronting law affectively: encounters of a Patpong sex tourist
Brooks, V. 2014. Confronting law affectively: encounters of a Patpong sex tourist. Law and Critique. 25 (3), pp. 289-309. doi:10.1007/s10978-014-9137-5

Samantha's Suffering: why sex machines should have rights too
Brooks, V. Samantha's Suffering: why sex machines should have rights too. The Conversation.

Let’s talk about sex: deception, ethics and consent
Clayton Thompson, J. and Brooks, V. 2018. Let’s talk about sex: deception, ethics and consent. Socio-Legal Studies Association 2018. University of Bristol, UK 27 - 29 Mar 2018

Fucking Law: A Female Autoethnographer's Sex Research
Brooks, V. 2017. Fucking Law: A Female Autoethnographer's Sex Research . 4th European Geographies of Sexualities Conference. Barcelona 13 - 15 Sep 2017

Fucking Law (A New Methodological Movement)
Brooks, V. 2017. Fucking Law (A New Methodological Movement). 12th Annual Ethnography Symposium . University of Manchester 30 Aug - 01 Sep 2017

Critical Environmental Law as Method in the Anthropocene
Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas 2017. Critical Environmental Law as Method in the Anthropocene. in: Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas and Brooks, V. (ed.) Research Methods in Environmental Law: A Handbook Edward Elgar. pp. 131-158

Ethics beyond immanence: rupturing law’s method through sex research
Brooks, V. 2016. Ethics beyond immanence: rupturing law’s method through sex research. PhD thesis University of Westminster Law

Listening to the World: Sounding Out the Surrounding of Environmental Law with Michel Serres
Mandic, D. 2017. Listening to the World: Sounding Out the Surrounding of Environmental Law with Michel Serres. in: Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, A. and Brooks, V. (ed.) Research Methods in Environmental Law: a handbook Edward Elgar. pp. 509-533

Transgender Freedom and the Law: A Liberal-Poststructural Discussion on McNally
Clayton Thompson, J. and Brooks, V. 2014. Transgender Freedom and the Law: A Liberal-Poststructural Discussion on McNally. Critical Legal Conference. University of Sussex 06 Sep 2014

Sun, sea, sand and sex: the coastal sexuality of materially open legal subjects
Brooks, V. 2014. Sun, sea, sand and sex: the coastal sexuality of materially open legal subjects. 4th International Emotional Geographies Conference. University of Groningen, Netherlands 03 Jul 2013

Sex, law & posthuman encounters: an examination of sexual deviance at the coast
Brooks, V. 2014. Sex, law & posthuman encounters: an examination of sexual deviance at the coast. Democracy, rights and reason(s). University of Westminster 13 Feb 2014

No room for law in the folds of the soul: entangling and unraveling law and sexuality
Brooks, V. 2014. No room for law in the folds of the soul: entangling and unraveling law and sexuality. Creative Constraints. UCL 03 Nov 2014

Greer's 'bad sex' and the future of consent
Brooks, V. 2019. Greer's 'bad sex' and the future of consent . Sexuality and Culture.