Israeli  Journal  of Humor  Research
An  International  Journal


Issue No. 5 | June 2014
 
 
Cover & front page

 

 

EDITORIAL

Dave Korotkov St. Thomas University, Canada | Lydia Amir The College of Management                   
Academic Studies,Israel Arie Sover Ashkelon Academic College, Israel                       

 
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REGULAR ARTICLES

Psychology:

Laughing All the Way to the Questionnaire Bank: A Mixed Methods Examination of Humor Appreciation 
after a Brief Communication

Andrew Dix  Middle Tennessee State University, U.S.A. 
 

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Sociology:

'Fun in Games': Employing insights from Goffman's Sociology to an Understanding of Humor
Mike Lloyd  Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand &  Paul Jewell  Flinders University, Australia 
 
  26
  Philosophy:

Taking the History of Philosophy on Humor and Laughter Seriously
Lydia Amir The College of Management Academic Studies, Israel

 
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Laughter - Interdicsiplinary View

Jean Askenasy  Tel-Aviv University, Israel
 
  88
 
Politics:

Catalan Political Humor: Criticism and Self-criticism                                                                        
Teresa Serés & Amadeu Viana San Andrés,  Spain
 
 121
  Historical Review:

Up from the Borscht Belt: Jerry Lewis, Jewish enius: An Historical Reviw
Joseph Dorinson  Long Island, U. S. A.
 
 144
  COMMENTS

Comments on Christie Davies' Review of Just Kidding: Using Humor Effectively
Louis R. Franzini  San Diego State University, U. S. A. 
 
 158
  BOOK REVIEWS

Charles Schmidt (Transl. Adam Schmidt)
Seriously Funny: Mexican Political Jokes as Social Resistance Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press 2014
39.95$ (Paper)Electronic edition available

Arthur Asa Berger San Francisco State University, U. S. A.
 
 160


 
  Ruiz Gurillo, Leonor (2012): la linguistica del humor en espanol 
[The linguistics of humor in Spanish] Madrid, Arco Libros, 163 Pages.

M. Belen Alvarado Ortega Universidad de Alicante, Spain
 
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