Duality of a joke: the role of humor in reproduction and overcoming inequality and racism. (Review)

Dolgov A.Yu.


The review examines the relation between the language of humor and social inequality and racism. It describes the dual role of humor consisting in the fact that it can be an instrument of oppression and mistreatment as well as a rhetorical technique of struggle against insults and aggression.


racism; racist jokes; inequality; black humor; rhetorical techniques.

DOI: 10.31249/rsoc/2021.01.05

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