Publication details [#60475]

Reichenbach, Anke. 2015. Laughter in times of uncertainty: Negotiating gender and social distance in Bahraini women’s humorous talk. Humor 28 (4) : 511–539.
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De Gruyter


This study examines three connected facets of young Bahraini women’s laughter: the subjects and genres of their humor, the social relationships between the concerned women focusing especially on homo-social friendships, and their humor’s potential as protest or social control device.