Author:Pradip Ninan Thomas

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Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India

By: Pradip Ninan Thomas

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028906

ISBN: 8178298341

Condition: New


Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India is the first in-depth cultural and social analysis of the growth of conservative forms of Christianity within the Protestant tradition in India and the many ways in which these new churches use the media. Arguing that Christian broadcasting needs to be seen as an essential aspect of a `muscular` Christianity that has increasingly colonised globalising cities such as Chennai, the book concludes with a strong validation of multi-religious India and the need for a robust inter-faith media response to combat religi... View more info

Political Economy of Communications in India: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By: Pradip Ninan Thomas

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033362

ISBN: 8132104498

Condition: New


This book is a critical study of the political economy of communications in India. It explores the ways in which contexts, structures, policies and processes at national and international levels shape media structures and explores how a political economy-inspired approach can be used to understand both media dominance and resistance. It deals with a variety of issues that are key to understanding the political economy of communication—from intellectual property to audio-visual trade and media ownership, liberalisation, privatisation, and media politics. Printed Pages: 296. View more info