Xiaodong Yue's Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective PDF

By Xiaodong Yue

ISBN-10: 1138220620

ISBN-13: 9781138220621

This publication addresses mental stories of humour in chinese language societies. It begins by way of reviewing how the idea that of humour evolves in chinese language background, and the way it's perceived by means of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares changes within the Western and the chinese language perceptions of humor and discusses empirical experiences that have been performed to check such modifications. It additionally discusses the cultural beginning and empirical proof of the chinese language ambivalence approximately humor and offers empirical findings that illustrate its life. Having performed those, it proceeds to debate mental reviews that research how humour is expounded to numerous demographic, dispositional variables in addition to how humour is expounded to creativity in chinese language societies. It additionally discusses how humour is expounded to emotional expressions and psychological wellbeing and fitness in chinese language society besides. It concludes with a dialogue on how office humor is mirrored and constructed in chinese language contexts. Taken jointly, this ebook makes an attempt to assemble the theoretical propositions, empirical stories, and cultural analyses of humor in chinese language societies.

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