Riggs, D.W. (2020). LGBTQ foster parents. In A. Goldberg and K. Allen (Eds.), LGBT-parent families: Innovations in research and implications for practice (2nd Edition). New York: Springer.


Bartholomaeus, C., & Riggs, D.W. ( 2019). ‘Girl brain… boy body’: Representations of trans characters in children’s picture books. In R. Pearce & K. Gupta (Eds.), The emergence of trans. New York: Routledge.

Riggs, D.W. (2019). An examination of ‘just in case’ arguments as they are applied to fertility preservation for transgender people. In V. Mackie, S. Ferber & N. Marks (Eds.), The body and the globe: From IVF to global reproductive industry. New York: Lexington Books.

Riggs, D.W. (2019). Discussing aspects of medical transition with parents of young transgender people: A psychotherapist’s perspective. In A. Lev & A. Gottlieb (Eds.) Families in transition: Parent perspectives. New York: Harrington Park Press.


Riggs, D.W., von Doussa, H., & Power, J. (2018). Transgender people negotiating intimate relationships. In P. Dunk-West & T. Hafford-Letchfield (Eds.) Sexuality, sexual identity and intimacy research in social work and social care: A lifecourse epistemology. London: Routledge.

Riggs, D.W. (2018). Exploring the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and class in the clinical setting. In S. Anderson & V. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in diversity: Examining the complexities of privilege, discrimination, and oppression (pp. 74-84). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Riggs, D. W., Due, C., & Bartholomaeus, C. (2018). Australian lesbian, gay and/or transgender people and the law. In S. Rice, A. Day & L. Briskman (Eds.), Social work in the shadow of the law (5th ed.). Federation Press.


Riggs, D.W., & Due, C. (2017). Constructions of gay men’s reproductive desires on surrogacy clinic websites. In M. Davies (Ed.) Global babies: Transnational surrogacy and the new politics of reproduction. London: Zed Books.

McIntyre, J., & Riggs, D.W. (2017). North American universalism in RuPaul’s Drag Race: Stereotypes, linguicism, and the construction of ‘Puerto Rican queens’. In N. Brennan & D. Gudelunas (Eds.), RuPaul’s Drag Race: Shifting the visibility of drag culture and the boundaries of reality TV. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Riggs, D.W., & Treharne, G.H. (2017). Queer theory. In B. Gough (Ed.) The Palgrave handbook of critical social psychology. London: Palgrave.

Riggs, W., & Bartholomaeus, C. (2017). The disability and diagnosis nexus: Transgender men navigating mental health care services. In C. Loeser (Ed.) Disability and masculinities: Corporeality, pedagogy and the critique of otherness. London: Palgrave.


Bartholomaeus, C., & Riggs, D.W. (2016). Homonormativity in representations of gay fathers on television: Reproductive citizenship, gender roles, and intimacy. In R. Garrett, T. Jensen & A. Voela (Eds.) We need to talk about family: Essays on neoliberalism, the family, and popular culture. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Bartholomaeus, C., & Riggs, D.W. (2016). Terms of endearment: Meanings of family in a diverse sample of Australian parents. In R. Harding, R. Fletcher & C. Beasley (Eds.) Revaluing care in theory, law and policy: Cycles and connections. London: Routledge.


Riggs, D.W. (2015). Keeping up appearances: Resemblance talk amongst permanent and foster carers in Australia. In C. Kroløkke, S. Adrian, L. Myong & T. Tjørnhøj-Thomsen (Eds.) Critical kinship studies: Kinship (trans)formed. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

Riggs, D.W. & Dempsey, D. (2015). Gay men’s narratives of pregnancy in the context of commercial surrogacy. In N. Burton (Ed.) Birth and its meanings: Representations of pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. Toronto: Demeter Press.

Riggs, D.W. (2015). Gay Men. In C. Richards & M.J. Barker (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of the psychology of sexuality and gender. London: Palgrave.


Riggs, D.W. & Kentlyn, S. (2014). Transgender women, parenting, and experiences of ageing. In M. Gibson (Ed.) Queering maternity and motherhood: Narrative and theoretical perspective. Toronto: Demeter Press.

Treharne, G.H., & Riggs, D.W. (2014). Quality in qualitative research. In P. Rohleder & A. Lyons (Eds.) Qualitative research in clinical and health psychology (pp. 57-73). London: Palgrave.

Collins, C.R., Riggs, D.W. & Due, C. (2014). Constructions of the ‘best interest of the child’ in New South Wales parliamentary debates on surrogacy. In M. Nash (Ed.) Reframing reproduction: Conceiving gendered experiences in late modernity. London: Sage.

Riggs, D.W. & Due, C. (2014). Australian lesbian, gay and/or transgender people and the law. In S. Rice & A. Day (Eds.) In the shadow of the law. Annandale: Federation Press.


Riggs, D.W. (2013). Transgender men’s self-representations of bearing children post-transition. In Green, F. & Friedman, M. (Eds.) Chasing rainbows. Toronto: Demeter Press.


Riggs, D.W. (2012). Non-indigenous lesbians and gay men caring for indigenous children: An Australian case study. In C. Phellas (Ed.) Researching non-heterosexual sexualities. Surrey: Ashgate.

Riggs, D.W. (2012). Talking about ‘diverse genders and sexualities’ means taking about more than white middle-class queers. In Y. Taylor (Ed.) Educational diversity: The subject of difference and different subjects. Palgrave Macmillan.

Riggs, D.W. (2012). Ethical issues in LGBT couple and family therapy. In J.J. Bigner & J.L. Wetchler (Eds.), Handbook of LGBT affirmative couple and family therapy. New York: Routledge.

Riggs, D.W. & das Nair, R. (2012). Intersecting identities. In R. das Nair & C. Butler (Eds.), Intersectionality, sexuality and psychological therapies: Working with lesbian, gay and bisexual diversity (pp. 9-30). West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell.


Riggs, D.W. (2011). The racial politics of marriage: Rights and relationships in colonial context. In V. Marsh (Ed.) Speak now: Australian perspectives on same-sex marriage. Melbourne: Clouds of Magellan.

Riggs, D.W. (2011). Perceptions of support among Australian lesbian and gay foster carers. In M. Morrison, D.T. McDermott, M.A. Carrigan & T.G. Morrison (Eds.) Sexual minority research in the new millenium. New York: Nova Science.


Riggs, D.W. (2010). Pragmatic imbalances: Australian lesbian and gay foster carers. In. P Gerber & A. Sifris (Eds.), Current trends in the regulation of same-sex relationships. Annandale: Federation Press.

Riggs, D.W. (2010). Angels and saints: The impact of lay understandings of foster care upon carers. In J.A. Jaworski (Ed.) Advances in sociology research (pp. 217-228). New York: Nova Science.

Due, C. & Riggs, D.W. (2010). The media proudly presents; ‘Lessons’ from celebrity moms. In S. Lintott (Ed.) Motherhood – philosophy for everyone: The birth of wisdom. Wiley-Blackwell.

Riggs, D.W. (2010). Elaborating a different ‘yes, but’: Complexities of race, sexuality and class in the counselling setting. In S.K. Anderson & V.A. Middleton (Eds.) Explorations in privilege, oppression and diversity (pp. 229-238). Brooks Cole.


Riggs, D.W. (2009). Poppadoms, princesses and privilege: Colonial relations in action in the Celebrity Big Brother household. In R. Clarke (Ed.) Celebrity colonialism: Fame, power and representation in (post)colonial cultures. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Lovell, J. & Riggs, D.W. (2009). Constructions of difference in children’s storybooks and their implication in bullying behaviour. In B. Baird & D.W. Riggs (Eds.) The racial politics of bodies, nations and knowledges (pp. 155-175). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Riggs, D.W. (2009). Developing a ‘responsible’ foster care praxis: Poly as a framework for examining power and propriety in family contexts. In M. Barker & D. Langdridge (Eds.) Understanding non-monogamies. New York: Routledge.

Riggs, D.W. (2009). Race privilege and its role in the ‘disappearance’ of birth families and adoptive children in debates over adoption by non-heterosexual people in Australia. In D. Cuthbert & C. Spark (Eds.) Other people’s children: Adoption in Australia (pp. 161-175). Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Riggs, D.W. (2009). Not playing by the rules: A manifesto on biology, kinship and parenting. In C. Brushwood Rose & S. Goldberg (Eds.) And baby makes more: Known donors, queer parents, and our unexpected families. Toronto: Insomniac Press.

Durrheim, K., Hook, D. & Riggs, D.W. (2009). Race and racism. In D. Fox, I Prilleltensky S. Austin (Eds.) Critical Psychology: An introduction, 2nd Edition, (pp. 197-214). London: Sage.


Riggs, D.W. & Augoustinos, M. (2008). ‘The fine line between compensation and taking advantage’: A discursive analysis of race privilege. In R. Ranzijn, K. McConnochie & W. Nolan (Eds.), Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Effective teaching and practice (pp. 43-54). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Riggs, D.W. (2008). Attachment theory as a ‘practice of heterosexism’: Resisting the psychologisation of lesbian and gay foster carers. In J. Nathanson & C. Tuley (Eds.), Mother knows best: Talking back to the baby ‘experts’ (pp. 148-157). Toronto: Demeter Press.


Augoustinos, M. & Riggs, D.W. (2007). Representing ‘us’ and ‘them’: Constructing white identities in everyday talk. In G. Moloney & I. Walker, I (Eds.) Social representations and identity: Content, process and power (pp. 109-130). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Riggs, D.W. (2007). ‘Unnatural crimes’ and ‘natural’ rights: Towards an understanding of queer white colonialisms. In L. Boucher, K. Ellinghaus & J. Carey (Eds.) Historicising whiteness: Transnational perspectives on the construction of an identity (pp. 35-40). Melbourne: RMIT Publishing.

Riggs, D.W. (2007). Possessive investments at the intersection of gender, race and sexuality: Lesbian and gay rights in a postcolonising nations. In M. Allen & R.K. Dhawan (Eds.) Intersections: Gender, race and ethnicity in Australasian Studies (pp. 111-125). New Delhi: Prestige Books.

Riggs, D.W. (2007). Recognizing race in LGBT psychology: Privilege, power and complicity. In V. Clarke & E. Peel (Eds.) Out in psychology: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender perspectives (pp. 59-76). London: Wiley.

Riggs, D.W. (2007). Psychoanalysis as a ‘postcolonising’ reading practice: Towards a discursive psychological reading of racism-as-repression. In D.W. Riggs (Ed.) Taking up the challenge: Critical race and whiteness studies in a postcolonising nation (pp. 347-365). Adelaide: Crawford House Publishers.


Riggs, D.W. (2006). ‘Proving the case’: Psychology, subjectivity and representations of lesbian and gay parents in the media. In L. Castañeda & S. Campbell (Eds.) News and sexuality: Media portraits of diversity (pp. 235-255). London: Sage.


Riggs, D.W. (2005). Cultures of denial:Managing the past, justifying the present. In T. Khoo (Ed.) The body politic: Racialised political cultures in Australia. St. Lucia: University of Queensland.


Riggs, D.W & Riggs, L.D. (2004). Talking about heterosexism: Politics, complicity and identification. In Riggs, D.W. & Walker, G. (Eds.) Out in the Antipodes: Australian and New Zealand perspectives on gay and lesbian issues in psychology (pp. 416-434). Perth: Brightfire.

Riggs, D.W. (2004). Idealising place: Art, appropriation and the ‘pre-colonial landscape’. In B. Wadham & S. Schech (Eds.) Placing race and localising whiteness (pp. 123-132). Adelaide: Flinders University Press.


Riggs, D.W. & Selby, J.M. (2003). Setting the seen: Whiteness as unmarked category in psychologists’ writings on race in Australia. In M. Katsikitis (Ed.) Development through diversity (pp. 190-194). Melbourne: APS.

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