Associate Professor Pradip Thomas

Acting Head of School

School of Journalism and Communication
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
pradip.thomas@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68243

Overview

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, University of Leicester
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leicester

Publications

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Thomas, Pradip N. (2014). Beyond the dominant paradigm of communication rights? Observations from South Asia. In Claudia Padovani and Andrew Calabrese (Ed.), Communication Rights and Social Justice: Historical Accounts of Transnational Mobilisations (pp. 135-151) Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2014). Development communication and social change in historical context. In Karin Gwinn Wilkins, Thomas Tufte and Rafael Obregon (Ed.), The handbook of development communication and social change (pp. 7-19) Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Thomas, Pradip N. (2014). Theorizing development, communication and social change. In Clifford Christians and Kaarle Nodenstreng (Ed.), Communication Theories in a Multicultural World (pp. 213-227) New York , NY, United States: Peter Lang Publishing.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2012). Beyond the status quo? Observations on theorising development, the digital and social change in India. In Srinivas R. Melkote (Ed.), Development communication in directed social change: A reappraisal of theory and practice (pp. 218-230) Singapore: Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC).

  • Lee, Philip and Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2012). Endnote. In Philip Lee and Pradip Ninan Thomas (Ed.), Public memory, public media and the politics of justice (pp. 200-207) Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan and Lee, Philip (2012). Global and local televangelism: An introduction. In Pradip Ninan Thomas and Philip Lee (Ed.), Global and local televangelism (pp. 1-15) New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Lee, Philip and Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2012). Introduction: Public media and the right to memory: Towards an encounter with justice. In Philip Lee and Pradip Ninan Thomas (Ed.), Public memory, public media and the politics of justice (pp. 1-22) Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Thomas, Pradip (2012). News makers in the era of citizen journalism: The view from India. In Judith Clarke and Michael Bromley (Ed.), International news in the digital age: East-West perceptions of a new world order (pp. 149-165) New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2012). Whither televangelism: Opportunities, trends, challenges. In Pradip Ninan Thomas and Philip Lee (Ed.), Global and local televangelism (pp. 234-246) New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2011). Accountability and media accountability: A view from India. In Manuel Pinto and Helen Sousa (Ed.), Communication and citizenship: Rethinking crisis and change (pp. 33-46) Coimbra, Portugal: Gracio Editor.

  • Pradip, Thomas (2010). Communication and social change. In Pradip Thomas and Michael Bromley (Ed.), An introduction to communication and social change (pp. 25-35) St.Lucia, Qld, Australia: University of Queensland Press.

  • Pradip Thomas (2010). The analysis of social change: From modernisation to new social movements. In Pradip Thomas and Michael Bromley (Ed.), An introduction to communication and social change (pp. 11-21) St. Lucia , Qld, Australia: UQP.

  • Thomas, Pradip (2010). The right to information movement in India. In Pradip Thomas and Michael Bromley (Ed.), An introduction to communication and social change (pp. 179-185) St. Lucia , Qld, Australia: UQP.

  • Thomas, Pradip (2010). Traditions of public journalism in India. In Angela Romano (Ed.), International Journalism and Democracy: Civic Engagement Models from Around the World (pp. 194-207) New York , NY, U.S.A.: Routledge.

  • Pradip N.Thomas, (2009). Christian fundamentalism and the media in India. In Hoover, Stuart M. and Kaneva, Nadia (Ed.), Fundamentalisms and the media (pp. 198-218) London , U.K.: Continuum International Publishing Group.

  • Pradip N.Thomas, (2009). Digital divide. In Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Communication Theory (pp. 310-312) Los Angeles: Sage.

  • Pradip N.Thomas, (2009). Media democracy. In Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Communication Theory (pp. 627-630) Los Angeles: Sage.

  • Pradip N.Thomas, (2009). Media sovereignty. In Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Communication Theory (pp. 643-644) Los Angeles: Sage.

  • Thomas, Pradip (2008). A contemporary "denial of access": Knowledge, IPR and the public good. In 曹晋 Cao Jin and 赵月枝 Zhao Yuezhi (Ed.), 传播政治经济学: 英文读本 (pp. 334-342) Shanghai, China: Fudan University Press.

  • Thomas, Pradip Ninan (2008). Communication as an Academic Field: South Asia. In Wolfgang Donsbach (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication (pp. Online-Online) Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell Publishing.

  • Thomas, Pradip N. (2008). Making a difference: The right to information movement and social change. In Lee, Philip (Ed.), Communicating Peace: Entertaining Angels Unawares (pp. 137-155) Penang, Malaysia: Southbound Penang.

  • Thomas, P. N. (2007). Communication and Social Change: Expanding the research agenda. In Srampickal, J. and Aram, A. (Ed.), Understanding Development Communication First ed. (pp. 143-162) New Delhi, India: Media House.

  • Thomas, P. N. and Nyamnjob, F. B. (2007). Intellectual property challenges in Africa: Indigenous knowledge systems and the fate of connected worlds.. In Mazonde, E. N. and Thomas, P. N. (Ed.), Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Intellectual Property in the Twenty-First Century First ed. (pp. 12-25) Dakar: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, WACC.

  • Thomas, P. N. (2007). The case for communication in theological education. In Rolfes, H. and Zukowski, A. A. (Ed.), Communicatio Socialis: Challenge of Theology and Ministry in the Church (pp. 169-177) Kassel: Kassel University Press.

  • Thomas, P N and Servaes, J E J (2006). IPR and communications: Markets, communities and the public domain. In Pradip Thomas and Jan Servaes (Ed.), Intellectual property rights and communications in Asia : Conflicting traditions (pp. 241-249) New Dehli: Sage.

  • Thomas, P. N. and Servaes, J. E. J. (2006). Introduction. In P. Thomas and J. Servaes (Ed.), Intellectual Property Rights and Communications in Asia: Conflicting Traditions (pp. 11-24) New Dehli: Sage.

  • Thomas, P N (2006). Uncommon futures: Interpreting IP contestations in India. In P. Thomas and J. Servaes (Ed.), Intellectual Property Rights and Communications in Asia: Conflicting Traditions (pp. 174-190) New Dehli: Sage.

  • Thomas, P. (2005). Contested futures: Indian media at the crossroads. In R. A. Hackett and Y. Zhao (Ed.), Democratizing global media: One world, many struggles (pp. 81-99) Lanham, USA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc..

  • Thomas, Pradip N. (2005). That persistent 'other': The political economy of copyright in India. In Bernard Bel, Jan Brouwer, Biswajit Das, Vibodh Parthasarathi and Guy Poitevin (Ed.), Media and Mediation (pp. 436-464) New Delhi, India: Sage Publications.

  • Thomas, Pradip (2004). Media ownership and communication rights in India. In Pradip Thomas and Zaharom Nain (Ed.), Who Owns the Media? Global Trends and Local Resistances (pp. 213-226) London ; New York ; Penang, Malaysia: Southbound in association with WACC and Zed Press.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision