Good Humor, Bad Taste


Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke (Mouton Textbook) by Giselinde Kuipers (15-Mar-2015) Paperback Paperback – 1600
by Giselinde Kuipers (Author)

This is an updated edition of Good Humor, Bad Taste: A Sociology of the Joke, published in 2006. Using a combination of interview materials, survey data, and historical materials, it explores the relationship between humor and gender, age, social class, and national differences in the Netherlands and the United States. This edition includes new developments and research findings in the field of humor studies.

Editorial Reviews
“[…] Good Humor, Bad Tast is an important book”Elliott Oring in: Journal of American Folklore 2009 “This is an insightful and very clearly espressed study of an important social phenomenon ?humor. Besides, it contains, if I may say so without losing cast in Batavia, some very funny jokes.”Christie Davies in: American Journal of Sociology 2008 “[…] this is a valuable and insightful contribution to the scholarship on jokes and humor that opens up many possibilities for future research.”Moira Smith in: Journal of Folklore Research 2/2008 –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author
Giselinde Kuipers, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Product Details
Series: Mouton Textbook
Paperback: 282 pages
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton; Upd Tra edition (March 30, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1614517207
ISBN-13: 978-1614517207
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

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