Subjects on which I have published recently include Islamophobia, religion and higher education, the political representation of religious minorities, faith and multiculturalism in Britain and the UK government’s preventing extremism strategy. Full details below. If you cannot access any of the publications please feel free to contact me (details here).

Books

Jones, S.H. (2021), Islam and the Liberal State: National Identity and the Future of Muslim Britain, London: IB Tauris (details here)

Jones, S.H., Kaden, T. and Catto, R. (eds) (2019), Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science, Bristol: University of Bristol Press (details here)

Peer reviewed articles

Jones, S.H., Elsdon-Baker, F., Catto, R. and Kaden, T. (2020) ‘What Science Means to Me: Understanding Personal Identification with (Evolutionary) Science Using the Sociology of (Non)religion’, Public Understanding of Science, DOI: 10.1177/0963662520923110 (available here)

Catto, R., Jones, S.H., and Kaden, T. (2019) ‘Diversification and Internationalization in the Sociological Study of Science and Religion’, Sociology Compass, DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12721 (available here)

Jones, S.H., Catto, R., Kaden, T., and Elsdon-Baker, F. (2019) ‘“That is How Muslims Are Required to View the World”: Race, Culture and Belief in Non-Muslims’ Descriptions of Islam and Science’, The Sociological Review, 67(1): 161-177, DOI: 10.1177/0038026118778174 (available here)

Kaden T., Jones S.H., Catto R. and Elsdon-Baker, F. (2018) Knowledge as Explanandum: Disentangling Lay and Professional Perspectives on Science and Religion. Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses 47(4): 500–521. DOI: 10.1177/0008429817741448 (available here)

O’Toole, T., Meer, N., DeHanas, D.N., Jones, S.H. and Modood, T. (2016) ‘Governing through Prevent? Regulation and Contested Practice in State-Muslim Engagement’, Sociology, 50(1) pp. 160-177, DOI: 10.1177/0038038514564437 (available here)

Jones, S.H. (2015) ‘The “Metropolis of Dissent”: Muslim Participation in Leicester and the “Failure” of Multiculturalism in Britain’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38 (11), pp. 1969-1985, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2014.936891 (available here)

Jones, S.H., O’Toole, T., DeHanas, D.N., Modood, T. and Meer, N. (2015), ‘“A ‘System of Self-appointed Leaders”? Examining Modes of Muslim Representation in Governance in Britain’, The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 17 (2), pp. 207-223, DOI: 10.1111/1467-856X.12051 (available here)

Jones, S.H. (2013) ‘New Labour and the Re-Making of British Islam: The Radical Middle Way and the “Reclamation” of Islam’, Religions, 4 (4), pp. 550-566 (available here)

Dinham, A. and Jones, S.H. (2012), ‘Religion, Public Policy and the Academy: Brokering Public Faith in a Context of Ambivalence’, Journal of Contemporary Religion, 27 (2), pp. 185-201 (available here)

Jones, S.H. and Clarke, D.B. (2006), ‘Waging Terror: The Geopolitics of the Real’, Political Geography, 25 (3), pp. 298-314 (available here)

Chapters in edited books

Jones, S.H. and Kaden, T. (2020), ‘Science and Religion as Lived Experience: Narratives of Evolution among British and Canadian Publics and Life Scientists’ in F. Elsdon-Baker and B. Lightman (eds) Science, ) Identity in a Secular Age: Science, Religion, and Public Perceptions, Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press

Kaden, T., Jones, S.H., Catto, R., Elsdon-Baker, F. (2020) ‘Wissen als Explanandum: Die Perspektiven von Laien und Professionellen auf Wissenschaft und Religion’, in B. Schnettler and T. Szydlik (eds.) Religiöse Kommunikation und weltanschauliches Wissen, Wiesbaden: VS/Springer, pp.151-172, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-21785-3_8 (available here)

Elshayyal, K. and Jones, S.H. (2020), ‘United Kingdom’ in Račius, E. et al. (ed.) Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: 2019, vol. 12, Leiden: Brill

Jones, S.H. and Elshayyal, K. (2019), ‘United Kingdom’ in Scharbrodt, O. et al. (ed.) Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: 2018, vol. 11, Leiden: Brill

Jones, S.H., Catto, R. and Kaden, T. (2019) ‘Editors’ Introduction: Science, Belief and the Sociological Tradition’, in S.H. Jones, T. Kaden and R. Catto (eds), Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science, Bristol: University of Bristol Press, pp.xix- xxxvi.

Kaden, T., Jones, S.H., Catto, R. (2019), ‘Language, Labels and Lived Identity in Debates about Science, Religion and Belief, in S.H. Jones, T. Kaden and R. Catto (eds), Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science, Bristol: University of Bristol Press, pp.55-78.

Jones, S.H., Catto, R. and Kaden, T. (2019) ‘Conclusion: Future Directions in the Sociological Study of Science and Belief’, in S.H. Jones, T. Kaden and R. Catto (eds), Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science, Bristol: University of Bristol Press, pp.289-288.

Jones, S.H. and Hamid, S. (2018), ‘United Kingdom’ in Scharbrodt, O. et al. (ed.) Yearbook of Muslims in Europe: 2017, vol. 10, Leiden: Brill, pp. 703-721 (details available here)

Jones, S.H. (2015), ‘Religious Literacy in Higher Education’, in A. Dinham and M. Francis (eds.) Religious Literacy in Secular Society: Theories, Policies and Practices of Faith in the Public Realm, Bristol: Policy Press, pp.187-206 (details available here)

Jones, S.H. (2012), ‘Knowledge, Tradition and Authority in British Islamic Theology’, in M. Guest and E. Arweck (eds.) Religion and Knowledge: Sociological Perspectives, Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 133-148 (details here)

Selected research reports

Bowes, L., Evans, J., Nathwani, T., Birkin, G., Boyd, A., Holmes, C., Thomas, L. and Jones, S. H. (2015) Understanding Progression into Higher Education for Disadvantaged and Under-represented Groups, London: Department for Business Innovation and Skills (available here)

Hughes, T., Porter, A., Jones, S.H., and Sheen, J. (2013), Privately Funded Providers of Higher Education in the UK, London: Department for Business Innovation and Skills (available here)

O’Toole, T., DeHanas, D.N., Modood, T., Meer, N. & Jones, S.H. (2013), Taking Part: Muslim Participation in Contemporary Governance, University of Bristol: Bristol (available here)

Bowes, L., Jones, S.H., Thomas, L., Moreton, R., Birkin, G., and Nathwani, T. (2013), The Uses and Impact of HEFCE Funding for Widening Participation, Bristol: Higher Education Funding Council for England (available here)

Diamond, A., Vorley, T., Roberts, J. and Jones, S.H. (2012), Behavioural Approaches to Understanding Student Choice, York: Higher Education Academy (available here)

Dinham, A. and Jones, S.H. (2011), Religious Literacy Leadership in Higher Education: Programme Evaluation: Phase I: September 2010 – February 2011, York: RLLP (available here)

Dinham, A. and Jones, S.H. (2010), Religious Literacy Leadership in Higher Education: An Analysis of Challenges of Religious Faith, and Resources for Meeting them, for University Leaders, York: RLLP (available here)

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