Beyond a Joke

Table 1 Number of violent racist jokes per KKK Webpage Page Violent Total
Number Percentage of Racist Jokes of Jokes Violent Jokes NJ 16 135 11.85 MN
6 39 15.38 MNJ 25 210 11.90 Total 47 384 12.24 It can be seen from Table 1 that
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Beyond a Joke

Beyond a Joke

Humour is pervasive in contemporary culture, and is generally celebrated as a public good. Yet there are times when it is felt to produce intolerance, misunderstanding or even hatred. This book brings together, for the first time, contributions that consider the ethics as well as the aesthetics of humour. The book focuses on the abuses and limits of humour, some of which excite considerable social tension and controversy. Beyond a Joke is an exciting intervention, full of challenging questions and issues.

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Beyond a Joke
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: S. Lockyer, M. Pickering
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-01 - Publisher: Springer

Humour is pervasive in contemporary culture, and is generally celebrated as a public good. Yet there are times when it is felt to produce intolerance, misunderstanding or even hatred. This book brings together, for the first time, contributions that consider the ethics as well as the aesthetics of humour. The
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Authors: S. Lockyer, M. Pickering
Categories: Electronic journals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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Pages: 250
Authors: Jack Black
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-26 - Publisher: Routledge

In what ways is comedy subversive? This vital new book critically considers the importance of comedy in challenging and redefining our relations to race and racism through the lens of political correctness. By viewing comedy as both a constitutive feature of social interaction and as a necessary requirement in the
Microaggressions and Modern Racism
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Charisse C. Levchak
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-28 - Publisher: Springer

Microaggressions and Modern Racism: Endurance and Evolution explores the causes, manifestations, and consequences of microaggressions, macroaggressions, and modern racism within society. Using surveys and interview data alongside examples in mainstream media, Levchak provides a comprehensive analysis of modern racism on college campuses, in workplaces, and in various media. In so
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Pages: 272
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Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-03 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Blum develops a historically grounded account of racism as the deeply morally charged notion it has become. He addresses the question whether people of color can be racist, defines types of racism, and identifies debased and inappropriate usages of the term. --Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freud Professor of Law and Ethics,

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