By Angela Rosenthal, David Bindman, Adrian W. B. Randolph
Winner of the alternative striking educational name (2016)
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo assaults, this collection—which gathers students within the fields of race, ethnicity, and humor—seems in particular pressing. encouraged by means of Denmark’s Muhammad cartoons controversy, the members inquire into the function that racial and ethnic stereotypes play in visible humor and the skinny line that separates extensive characterization as a resource of humor from its energy to surprise or make the most. The authors examine the ways that humor is used to demean or supply id to racial, nationwide, or ethnic teams and discover how humor works otherwise in numerous media, reminiscent of cartoons, photos, movie, video, tv, and actual performance.
This is a well timed and useful examine that may entice students throughout disciplines.