Politics of Humour

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 12, 2015
Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour [Repost]

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) by Michael Billig
English | Oct. 3, 2005 | ISBN: 1412911435 | 272 Pages | PDF | 983.77 KB

From Thomas Hobbes' fear of the power of laughter to the compulsory, packaged "fun" of the contemporary mass media

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at Dec. 8, 2008
Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) by Michael Billig
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd 2005-10 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 1412911435 | PDF | 1 MB

From Thomas Hobbes' fear of the power of laughter to the compulsory, packaged "fun" of the contemporary mass media, Billig takes the reader on a stimulating tour of the strange world of humour. Both a significant work of scholarship and a novel contribution to the understanding of the humourous, this is a seriously engaging book' - David Inglis, University of Aberdeen.

The New Politics of Immigration and the End of Settler Societies  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 24, 2017
The New Politics of Immigration and the End of Settler Societies

The New Politics of Immigration and the End of Settler Societies by Catherine Dauvergne
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107054044, 1107631238 | 276 pages | PDF | 6 MB

The Politics of the Past in an Argentine Working-Class Neighbourhood  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 23, 2017
The Politics of the Past in an Argentine Working-Class Neighbourhood

The Politics of the Past in an Argentine Working-Class Neighbourhood (Anthropological Horizons, Book 29) by Lindsay DuBois
English | 2005 | ISBN: 0802088449, 0802096352 | 284 pages | PDF | 15,5 MB

The Politics of Policy in Boys' Education  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 20, 2017
The Politics of Policy in Boys' Education

The Politics of Policy in Boys' Education: Getting Boys "Right" by Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower
English | 15 Oct. 2008 | ISBN: 0230608396 | 274 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book explores boy-focused education policy and how different educators struggle to implement or resist it in their schools. Weaver-Hightower examines masculinity politics in Australia and the United States, mapping how these politics create panic over raising and educating boys the "Right" way.

Who Owns the Dead? : The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at March 18, 2017
Who Owns the Dead? : The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero

Who Owns the Dead? :
The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero

by Jay D. Aronson
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0674971493 | 327 Pages | PDF | 2.77 MB

Bringing a new perspective to the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, "Who Owns the Dead?" tells the story of the recovery, identification, and memorialization of the 2,753 people killed in Manhattan on 9/11.

Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at March 17, 2017
Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration

Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration
by Mirjana Lozanovska
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138828718 | 260 Pages | PDF | 3.27 MB

This contributed volume examines how migrants interact with, adapt, and construct new architecture.

The Politics of American Actor Training  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at March 15, 2017
The Politics of American Actor Training

Ellen Margolis, Lissa Tyler Renaud, "The Politics of American Actor Training"
English | ISBN: 0415801214, 0415896533 | 2009 | 227 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at March 15, 2017
Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region

Michelle Nickerson, Darren Dochuk, "Sunbelt Rising: The Politics of Space, Place, and Region"
English | ISBN: 0812243099 | 2011 | 479 pages | PDF | 3 MB
The Politics of Everyday Life in Fascist Italy: Outside the State? (Italian and Italian American Studies)

The Politics of Everyday Life in Fascist Italy: Outside the State? (Italian and Italian American Studies) by Joshua Arthurs
English | 10 Mar. 2017 | ISBN: 1137594187 | 265 Pages | PDF | 2.32 MB

This book explores the complex ways in which people lived and worked within the confines of Benito Mussolini’s regime in Italy, variously embracing, appropriating, accommodating and avoiding the regime’s incursions