On Humor: Its Nature and Its Place in Modern Society

@inproceedings{Mulkay1988OnHI,
  title={On Humor: Its Nature and Its Place in Modern Society},
  author={M. Mulkay},
  year={1988}
}
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Humorous Mode 2. Serious Discourse and the Duality of Humour 3. Semantics and Signals 4. Informal Humour 5. Putting Humour to Work 6. Laughter as Social Action 7. The Social Significance of Sexual Jokes 8. Sexual Humour and Gender Relationships 9. Humour and Social Structure 10. The Mass Production of Humour 11. Humour and Political Action 12. The Mute Voice of Humour 
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