Paul Thomas


Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Institutt for pedagogikk
Campus Drammen (4222)





  1. Thomas, P. (2019). Shadow Schools – Tamil Educational Success in Norway. Other Education: The journal of educational alternatives. In press.

  2. Thomas,P. (2019). Challenging Antisemitism: A Pedagogical Approach in a Norwegian School. De Gruyter Online. In Comprehending and Confronting Antisemitism A Multi-Faceted Approach. Lange, Armin; Mayerhofer, Kerstin;  Porat, Dina;  Schiffman, Lawrence (Eds.). In press (November 2019). Level 2 NSD. 

  3. Thomas, P., Alhassan, A.R.K. (2019). Religious education, antisemitism and the curriculum in Norway. THEO WEB. Zeitschrift für Religionspädagogik. Academic Journal of Religious Education. The official publication organ of the German Association of Religious Education Scholars. Universität Wien 

  4. Thomas, P., Hennum, Ø. (2019). School Absenteeism and the New Ten Percent Ruling in Norway: A Case Study. Power and Education (Sage Publications Ltd). Published Online first 31.05.2019.

  5. Thomas, P., Seehawer, M., & Fylkesnes, S. (2019). Arenas of empowerment? Case study of a ‘multicultural’ high school in Oslo, Norway. In Habib, S., & Ward, M. R. M. (2019). Youth, place and theories of belonging. BSA/Routledge: Sociological Futures Series. Level 2 (Cristin). 

  6. Thomas, P., & Skinstad van der Kooij, K. (November 2018). The history syllabus in post-genocide Rwanda: Implications for teacher education. ​Cogent Education. Taylor & Francis, 5(1).  

  7. Thomas, P. (May 2018). Whose Vision 2020? The World Bank’s Development and Educational Discourse in Rwanda. Development Studies Research. Taylor & Francis. doi. 10.1080/21665095.2018.1469422.

  8. Thomas, P. (2017). The Call for Muslim Schools in Norway: The Political Debate. Nordic Studies in Education, Vol. 37, 3-4, pp. 166-182. ISSN 1891-5914. Universitetsforlaget.  

  9. Thomas, P., & Røthing, Å. (2017). Exploring feminism in a multicultural classroom: using Bend it Like Beckham as a tool in a high school class. Intercultural Education, 1-19. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD. 

  10. Thomas, P. (2017). The portrayal of non-westerners in EFL textbooks in Norway. Cogent Education4(1), 1275411. 

  11. Thomas, P. (2016). Norwegian-Somali parents who send their children to schools in Somalia. Cogent Education3(1), 1229520.

  12. Thomas, P. (2016). Exploring Anti-Semitism in the Classroom: A Case Study Among Norwegian Adolescents from Minority Backgrounds. Journal of Jewish Education82(3), 182-207.

  13. Thomas, P. (2016). “Papa, Am I a Negro?” The Vexed History of the Racial Epithet in Norwegian Print Media (1970–2014). Race and Social Problems8(3), 231-243.

  14. Thomas, P., Changezi, S. H., & Enstad, M. (2016). Third space epistemologies: Ethnicity and belonging in an ‘immigrant’-dominated upper secondary school in Norway. Improving Schools19(3), 212-228.

  15. Thomas, P., & Breidlid, A. (2015). In the shadow of ‘Anglobalization’: national tests in English in Norway and the making of a new English underclass. Journal of Multicultural Discourses10(3), 349-368.

  16. Thomas, P. (2015). Managing Religion in a Global World: The United Nation's ruling against Norwegian Religious Education. Politics, Religion & Ideology16(2-3), 201-217.

  17. Thomas, P., & Selimovic, A. (2015). “Sharia on a Plate?” A critical discourse analysis of halal food in two Norwegian newspapers. Journal of Islamic Marketing6(3), 331-353. Winner of the 2016 Emerald Literati Awards

  18. Thomas, P. (2012). Religious education and the feminisation of witchcraft: A study of three secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana. British Journal of Religious Education34(1), 67-86. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD.