A Conservative Walks into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor

A Conservative Walks into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor

By: Alison Dagnes (author)Paperback

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This book examines why there are so few conservative political satirists today and explores the consequences of this imbalance.

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About Author

ALISON DAGNES is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, USA. She is the author of Politics on Demand: The Effects of 24-Hour News on American Politics (2010) and she frequently speaks on the topic of the modern media. Dr. Dagnes has most recently edited a book on political sex scandals called Political Sex Scandals: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Her current research examines ideology and political satire. Prior to receiving her doctorate in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dr. Dagnes was a producer for C-SPAN in Washington, DC.


Introduction: Who Brings the Funny? Data, Experiments & Proof Mirroring the Political Climate: Satire in History Art and Profession Being Funny & Being Right, Being Left & Being Right Conclusions

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781137262844
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 254
  • ID: 9781137262844
  • weight: 348
  • ISBN10: 1137262842

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