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Sharon Lockyer

SHARON LOCKYER is Lecturer in Sociology and Communications at Brunel University, UK. She has written on the ethics of humor and was the recipient of the International Society for Humor Studies Emerging Scholar Award 2004.

Works

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Reading Little Britain
Comedy Matters on Contemporary Television

I.B. Tauris
Little Britain arrived on British TV in 2003 -- and was an instant hit. Matt Lucas and David Walliams wrote and performed, and their sharp satirical genius...
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Beyond a Joke
The Limits of Humour

Palgrave Macmillan
An insightful examination of the ethics of humour across a wide range of media, focusing on humour's abuses and limits, some of which excite considerable...
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Beyond a Joke
The Limits of Humour

Palgrave Macmillan
Humor is pervasive in contemporary culture, and is generally celebrated as a public good. Yet there are times when it is felt to produce intolerance,...
Sharon Lockyer

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