Laughing Matters: Humor and American Politics in the Media Age Paperback – August 24, 2007
by Jody Baumgartner (Editor), Jonathan S. Morris (Editor)
This book examines the role of humor in modern American politics.
Written by a wide range of authors from the fields of political science and communication, this book is organized according to two general topics:
how the modern media present political humor
the various ways in which political humor influences politics.
Laughing Matters is an excellent text for courses on media and politics, public opinion, and campaigns and elections.
About the Author
Jody Baumgartner is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at East Carolina University.
Jonathan S. Morris is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at East Carolina University.
Paperback: 392 pages
Publisher: Routledge (August 24, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds