Comedy and Social Science

– Comedy and Social Science: Towards a Methodology of Funny (Routledge Advances in Sociology) 1st Edition, e-Book by Cate Watson(Author) While there have been many sociological and psychological studies of humor, few can claim to be funny. Humor may be regarded as a legitimate topic for social scientists, but in general, they present their research…

Joke-Performance in Africa

Joke-Performance in Africa: Mode, Media and Meaning (Routledge Contemporary Africa) 1st Edition, e-Book by Ignatius Chukwumah (Editor) Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and…

Humor and Chinese Culture

Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective (Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences) e-Book by Xiaodong Yue(Author) This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences…

Not All Claps and Cheers

Not All Claps and Cheers: Humor in Business and Society Relationships e-Book by Francois Maon (Editor),‎ Adam Lindgreen (Editor),‎ Joelle Vanhamme (Editor),‎ Robert J. Angell (Editor),‎ Juliet Memery(Editor) Description Scholars from various disciplines have studied humor since antiquity. Yet, over the centuries, these researchers have also struggled to conceptualize a viable, well-accepted notion of humor.

I’m So Full of Happy Today

I’m So Full of Happy Today: The Hygge Wisdom of Children Paperback – May 16, 2017 by Martin Andersen (Author),‎ Moira Tuffy (Author) The funny things kids say or the hygge wisdom of children Is there anything more likely to make you laugh and put a smile on your face than the innocent and funny…

Not Just a Laughing Matter

Not Just a Laughing Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China (The Humanities in Asia) 1st ed. 2018 Edition by King-fai Tam (Editor),‎ Sharon R. Wesoky (Editor) This book offers the first comprehensive and in-depth exploration of the way Chinese humor fits into broader discourses on Chinese identity and modernity in an increasingly globalized…

Learning To Laugh Again

Learning To Laugh Again: A Journey Through Depression Paperback – October 29, 2017 by Daniel Porter (Author) Mental Illness, a taboo subject for most, a silent killer plaguing young men and women around the world. We live in a world where nobody knows what to say or how to talk about these things. When somebody…