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Dr Peter E Jones

Reader in Language and Communication


Summary

I am currently Reader in Language and Communication in the Department of Humanities. I have worked at Sheffield Hallam University since September 1989, initially contributing to linguistics teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate Communication Studies programme. More recently my teaching and research interests have been focused on English Language provision.

Teaching

Department of Humanities

Social Sciences and Arts

English Language

BA English Language, MA by Research

Language and Communication, Language in Use, English Language Dissertation

Publications

Journal articles

Jones, P.E., & Magalhães, M.C.C. (2020). Marx, Vygotsky and Freire: methodological discussions on the role of language in social transformation. DELTA: Documentação de Estudos em Lingüística Teórica e Aplicada, 36 (3). http://doi.org/10.1590/1678-460x2020360308

Collins, C., Jones, P., & McCrory, M. (2020). Transforming theory for a transforming world. Theory & Struggle, 121 (1), 58-67. http://doi.org/10.3828/ts.2020.8

Jones, P.E. (2018). Karl Marx and the Language Sciences - Critical Encounters (Special Issue). Language Sciences, 70 (2018), 1-203.

Jones, P.E. (2018). Karl Marx and the language sciences – Critical encounters: introduction to the special issue. Language Sciences, 70. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2018.08.003

Jones, P.E. (2018). Integrationist reflections on the place of dialogue in our communicational universe: laying the ghost of segregationism? Language and Dialogue, 8 (1), 118-138. http://doi.org/10.1075/ld.00008.jon

Jones, P.E. (2016). Language - the transparent tool: reflections on reflexivity and instrumentality. Language Sciences, 61, 5-16. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2016.09.011

Jones, P.E., & Collins, C. (2016). 'Activity Theory' meets austerity - or does it? The challenge of relevance in a world of violent contradiction and crisis. Theory and Struggle, (117), 93-99. http://www.marx-memorial-library.org/theory-struggle

Jones, P.E. (2016). Language and social determinism in the Vygotskian tradition: a response to Ratner (2015). Language and sociocultural theory, 3 (1), 1-8. http://doi.org/10.1558/lst.v3i1.30502

Jones, P.E. (2015). ‘Coordination’ (Herbert H Clark), ‘integration’ (Roy Harris) and the foundations of communication theory: common ground or competing visions? Language Sciences, 53 (Part A), 31-43. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2015.07.001

Jones, P.E. (2013). Bernstein's 'codes' and the linguistics of 'deficit'. Language and Education, 27 (2), 161-179. http://doi.org/10.1080/09500782.2012.760587

Grainger, K., & Jones, P.E. (2013). The 'Language Deficit' argument and beyond. Language and Education, 27 (2), 95-98. http://doi.org/10.1080/09500782.2012.760582

Jones, P.E. (2011). Value for money? : putting Marx through the mill. Language Sciences, 33 (4), 689-694. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03880001/

Jones, P.E. (2011). Signs of activity: integrating language and practical action. Language Sciences, 33 (1), 11-19. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2010.10.007

Jones, P.E. (2011). The living and the dead in education : commentary on Julian Williams. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 18 (4), 365-373. http://doi.org/10.1080/10749039.2010.523101

Jones, P.E. (2010). You want a piece of me? Paying your dues and getting your due in a distributed world. AI and society, 25 (4), 455-464. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-010-0271-9

Jones, P.E. (2009). From ‘external speech’ to ‘inner speech’ in Vygotsky : a critical appraisal and fresh perspectives. Language and communication, 29 (2), 166-181. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2008.12.003

Jones, P.E. (2009). Discourse and Identity. JOURNAL OF POLITENESS RESEARCH-LANGUAGE BEHAVIOUR CULTURE, 5 (1), 117-121.

Jones, P.E. (2009). Breaking away from Capital? : theorising activity in the shadow of Marxism. Outlines. Critical practice studies, 1, 45-58. http://ojs.statsbiblioteket.dk/index.php/outlines/article/viewArticle/2255

Jones, P.E. (2009). Ilyenkov and methodological problems in contemporary "activity theory". Logos, 1, 133-150.

Jones, P.E. (2007). Marxism and communication studies: The point is to change it. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION, 22 (4), 521-524. http://doi.org/10.1177/02673231070220040807

Jones, P.E. (2007). Why there is no such thing as "critical discourse analysis". Language and Communication, 27 (4), 337-368. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2006.08.001

Jones, P.E. (2004). Symbols, instruments and ideality in Ilyenkov. VOPROSY FILOSOFII, (3), 85-93.

Jones, P.E. (1999). Anaphoric relationships and (in)coherence. FRENCH STUDIES, 53 (4), 499. http://doi.org/10.1093/fs/53.4.499

Jones, P.E. (1999). The embodied mind: Contrasting visions. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 6 (4), 274-285. http://doi.org/10.1080/10749039909524732

Jones, P.E. (1994). Evald Ilyenkov and the history of Marxism in the USSR. History of the Human Sciences, 7 (4), 105-118. http://doi.org/10.1177/095269519400700407

Conference papers

Ghosh, A., Penders, J., Jones, P.E., & Reed, H. (2014). Experience of using a haptic interface to follow a robot without visual feedback. In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Edinburgh, 25-29 August, (pp. 329-334). IEEE: http://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2014.6926274

Ghosh, A., Alboul, L., Penders, J., Jones, P.E., & Reed, H. (2014). Following a Robot using a Haptic Interface without Visual Feedback. In Seventh International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, ACHI 2014, Barcelona, Spain, 23 March 2014 - 27 March 2014.

Jones, P.E., Ghosh, A., Penders, J., & Reed, H. (2013). Towards human technology symbiosis in the haptic mode. II International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design, 307-312. http://www.cmdconf.net/2013/makale/PDF/63.pdf

Penders, J., Jones, P.E., Ranasinghe, A., & Nanayakara, T. (2013). Enhancing trust and confidence in human robot interaction. In UKRE, Sheffield, 25 January 2013 - 3 January 2013.

Penders, J., & Jones, P.E. (2012). Exploring haptic interfacing with a mobile robot without visual feedback. In Herrmann, G., Studley, M., Pearson, M., Conn, A., Melhuish, C., Witkowski, M., ... Vadakkepat, P. (Eds.) TAROS2012, Bristol, 20 August 2012 - 25 August 2012 (pp. 432-433). Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32527-4_46

JONES, P.E. (1995). CONTRADICTIONS AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN THE GENIE CASE - A FRESH LOOK AT THE LINGUISTIC EVIDENCE. LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION, 15 (3), 261-280. http://doi.org/10.1016/0271-5309(95)00007-D

Book chapters

Jones, P.E., & Duncker, D. (2021). A clash of linguistic philosophies? Charles Goodwin's "co-operative action" in integrationist perspective. In Integrational Linguistics and Philosophy of Language in the Global South. (pp. 66-83).

Jones, P.E. (2020). Psychology and Psychologies ‘from the Language End’: Critical Reflections. In Cultural-Historical and Critical PsychologyCommon Ground, Divergences and Future Pathways. Springer

Jones, P.E. (2018). Vygotsky and Marx: Re-setting the relationship. In Yasnitsky, A. (Ed.) Questioning Vygotsky's legacy: Scientific psychology or heroic cult. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Questioning-Vygotskys-Legacy-Scientific-Psychology-or-Heroic-Cult/Yasnitsky/p/book/9781138481268

Jones, P.E. (2017). Language and freedom vol 1: The abstract and the concrete. In Pablé, A. (Ed.) Critical humanist perspectives : the integrational turn in philosophy of language and communication. (pp. 189-211). Abingdon: Routlegde: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315621760

Ghosh, A., Penders, J., Jones, P., Reed, H., & Sorranzo, A. (2015). Exploring haptic feedback for robot to human communication. In Recent Advances on Using Virtual Reality Technologies for Rehabilitation. (pp. 157-163).

Ghosh, A., Penders, J., Jones, P.E., Reed, H., & Soranzo, A. (2014). Exploring haptic feedback for robot to human communication. In Sharkey, P., Pareto, L., Broeren, J., & Rydmark, M. (Eds.) The 10th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies, Proceedings. (pp. 309-312). Reading: University of Reading: http://www.icdvrat.org/2014/papers/ICDVRAT2014_SP05_Ghosh_etal.pdf

Jones, P.E. (2011). Activity, activity theory and the Marxian legacy. In Jones, P. (Ed.) Marxism and education : renewing the dialogue, pedagogy and culture. (pp. 193-214). Palgrave Macmillan

Jones, P.E. (2011). Activity, activity theory and the Marxian legacy. In Jones, P. (Ed.) Marxism and education : renewing the dialogue, pedagogy and culture. (pp. 193-214). Palgrave Macmillan

Jones, P.E., & Collins, C. (2009). State ideology and oppositional discourses : conceptual and methodological issues. In Huspek, M. (Ed.) Oppositional discourses and democracies. (pp. 17-39). Routledge

Jones, P.E. (2008). Language in cultural-historical perspective. In Van Oers, B., Wardekker, W., Elbers, E., & Van der Veer, R. (Eds.) The transformation of learning : advances in cultural-historical activity theory. (pp. 76-99). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Jones, P.E. (2001). Cognitive Linguistics and the Marxist Approach to Ideology. In Language and Ideology, I: Theoretical Cognitive Approaches; II: Descriptive Cognitive Approaches. (pp. I: 227-51). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins: http://doi.org/10.1075/cilt.204.09jon

Books

Fleer, M., Rey, F.G., & Jones, P.E. (2020). Cultural-Historical and Critical Psychology Common Ground, Divergences and Future Pathways. Springer Nature.

Brown, L., & Jones, P.E. (2014). Bringing back the child : language development after extreme deprivation. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. http://www.cambridgescholars.com/bringing-back-the-child-2

Jones, P.E. (2011). Marxism and education : renewing the dialogue, pedagogy and culture. Palgrave Macmillan.

Jones, P.E. (2011). Marxism and education : renewing the dialogue, pedagogy and culture. Palgrave Macmillan.

Presentations

Grainger, K., & Jones, P.E. (2017). Challenging the pathologisation of non-standard language. Presented at: British Association of Applied Linguistics, annual conference, Leeds University, UK

Other publications

Jones, P.E. (2018). Karl Marx and the language sciences- critical encounters’ (Special Issue- Editor). Elsevier: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2018.08.003

Jones, P.E. (2018). Karl Marx and the language sciences- critical encounters’ (Special Issue- Editor). Elsevier: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.langsci.2018.08.003

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