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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Stewart, Patrick A.
Debatable Humor : Laughing Matters on the 2008 Presidential Primary Campaign.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Patrick A Stewart
|Description:||1 online resource (147 pages)|
|Contents:||DEBATABLE HUMOR; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Laughing Matters on the Campaign Trail: Humor and Laughter in the 2008 Presidential Primary Debates; 2 Laugh Codes: Serious Thoughts About Humorous Comments and the Politicians Who Make Them; 3 Laughing All the Way to the Bank: Audience Laughter, Media, and Money; 4 Punchline Politics: Laughter and Humor during Primary Debates; 5 Funny Faces: Presidential Candidate Display Behavior; 6 "Likeable Enough": Hillary Clinton, Mike Huckabee, John McCain, and Barack Obama. 7 Playful Politicians: Why Laughter and Humor Matters in the Rough-and-Tumble World of PoliticsAppendix: Inter-Coder Reliability; Index.|
This analysis of a unique and rich data set sheds light on how citizens come to judgment and moves the frontier of empirical political humor research forward. Stewart has written a book that is both