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Humor Research, Methodology, and Theory in Anthropology

  • Mahadev L. Apte

Abstract

The objectives of this paper are the following: (1) to outline the state of the art of humor research in terms of its nature and scope in anthropology; (2) to examine methodological issues in the general area of anthropological research and their impact on humor research; and (3) to discuss anthropological contributions to theoretical developments in humor research.

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Participant Observation Individual Culture Garden City Cultural Anthropology Humorous Event 
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