a) Scholarly materials on gender and humour

Angelone, D.J., Richard Hirschman, Sarah Suniga, Michael Armey, and Aaron Armelie. (2005). The Influence of Peer Interactions on Sexually Oriented Joke Telling. Sex Roles, Feb., Vol. 52, Iss. 3-4.

Barnes, C. (2012). It’s No Laughing Matter… Boys’ Humour and the Performance of Defensive Masculinities in the Classroom. Journal of Gender Studies, 21(3), 239-251.

Barreca, Regina. (ed.). (1988). Last Laughs: Perspectives on Women and Comedy. New York: Gordon and Breach.

Barreca, Regina. (ed.). (1992) New Perspectives on Women and Comedy. Philadelphia: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.

Billig, Michael (2005). Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour. London: Sage.

Case, C. E., & Lippard, C. D. (2009). Humorous Assaults on Patriarchal Ideology. Sociological Inquiry, 79(2), 240-255. doi:10.1111/j.1475-682X.2009.00282.x

Dahl, J., Vescio, T., & Weaver, K. (2015). How Threats to Masculinity Sequentially Cause Public Discomfort, Anger, and Ideological Dominance over Women. Social Psychology, 46(4), 242–254. 10.1027/1864-9335/a00024

Diaconu-Muresan, A. and M. White Stewart. (2010). Romanian college students’ reactions to sexist humor: description and predictors. Journal of Gender Studies 19(3): 279-296.

Finney, Gail. (1994). Look Who’s Laughing: Gender and Comedy. Vol. 1. Langhorne, PA: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.

Ford, T. E., Boxer, C. F., Armstrong, J., & Edel, J. R. (2008). More Than “Just a Joke”: The Prejudice-Releasing Function of Sexist Humor. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(2), 159-170, doi:10.1177/0146167207310022.

Ford, T. E., Woodzicka, J. A., Petit, W. E., Richardson, K., & Lappi, S. K. (2015). Sexist Humor as a Trigger of State Self-Objectification in Women. Humor, 28(2), 253-269.

Ford, T., Woodzicka, J. A., Triplett, S. R., & Kochersberger, A. O. (2013). Sexist humor and beliefs that justify societal sexism. Current Research Social Psychology, 64-81.

Hack, T., Garcia, A. L., Goodfriend, W., Habashi, M. M., & Hoover, A. E. (2020). When It Is Not So Funny: Prevalence of Friendly Sexist Teasing and Consequences to Gender Self-Esteem. Psychological reports, 123(5), 1934-1965. doi:10.1177/0033294119896045

Hartz, M. (2007). The role of humour in protest culture. In M. Hart & D. Boss (eds.), Humour and social protest (pp. 198–204). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Kanyemba, R. (2018). Normalization of misogyny: sexist humour in a higher education context at Great Zimbabwe University.

Kehily, M. (2001). Bodies in School: Young Men, Embodiment, and Heterosexual Masculinities. Men and Masculinities, 4(2): 173-185.

Kehily, M. J. (1997). ‘Lads and Laughter’: humour and the production of heterosexual hierarchies. Gender and Education, 9(1): 69-88.

Kochersberger, A. O., Ford, T. E., Woodzicka, J. A., Romero-Sanchez, M., & Carretero-Dios, H. (2014). The Role of Identification with Women as a Determinant of Amusement with Sexist Humor. Humor, 27(3), 441-460.

Lampert, M. D., Ervin-Tripp, S. M. (2005). Risky laughter: Teasing and self-directed joking among male and female friends. Journal of Pragmatics, 38: 51-72.

Lockyer, Sharon, and Michael Pickering (eds) (2005). Beyond a Joke: The Limits of Humour. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lowe, M. R., Byron, R. A., O’Hara, H., & Cortez, D. (2021). Neutralized Hegemonic Banter: The Persistence of Sexist and Racist Joking Among Undergraduate Students. Sociological Inquiry, 91(1), 181-206.

Mallett, R. K., Ford, T. E., & Woodzicka, J. A. (2016). What Did He Mean by that? Humor Decreases Attributions of Sexism and Confrontation of Sexist Jokes. Sex Roles, 75(5), 272-284. doi:10.1007/s11199-016-0605-2

Morris, Linda A. (ed.). (1994) American Women Humorists: Critical Essays. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc.

O’Connor, E. C., Ford, T. E., & Banos, N. C. (2017). Restoring Threatened Masculinity: The Appeal of Sexist and Anti-Gay Humor. Sex Roles, 77(9-10), 567-580.

Odenbring, Y., & Johansson, T. (2020). Just a Joke? The Thin Line between Teasing, Harassment and Violence among Teenage Boys in Lower Secondary School. The Journal of Men’s Studies, 0(0), 1060826520934771. doi:10.1177/1060826520934771

Pérez, R., & Greene, V. S. (2016). Debating Rape Jokes Vs. Rape Culture: Framing and Counter-Framing Misogynistic Comedy. Social Semiotics, 26(3), 265-282.

Philaretou, Andreas G. (2006). Learning and Laughing about Gender and Sexuality through Humor: The Woody Allen Case. Journal of Men’s Studies, Spring, Vol. 14 Iss. 2.

Plester, Barbara. (2015). Take it like a man!’: Performing hegemonic masculinity through organizational humour. Ephemera: Theory & Politics in Organization, 537-559.

Richmond, J. C., & Richmond, K. (2019). Laughter: Feminist Friend or Foe? Women’s Reproductive Health, 6(3), 161-165.

Ringblom, L. (2022). “It is Just a Joke!” Informal Interaction and Gendered Processes Underground. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, 30(2), 94-107. doi:10.1080/08038740.2021.2009028

Riquelme, A. R., Carretero-Dios, H., Megías, J. L., & Romero-Sánchez, M. (2021). Joking for Gender Equality: Subversive Humor Against Sexism Motivates Collective Action in Men and Women with Weaker Feminist Identity. Sex Roles, 84(1), 1-13. doi:10.1007/s11199-020-01154-w

Riquelme, A. R., Carretero-Dios, H., Megías, J. L., & Romero-Sánchez, M. (2019). Subversive humor against sexism: Conceptualization and first evidence on its empirical nature. Current Psychology. doi:10.1007/s12144-019-00331-9

Riquelme, A. R., Carretero-Dios, H., Megías, J. L., & Romero-Sánchez, M. (2020). Joking for Gender Equality: Subversive Humor Against Sexism Motivates Collective Action in Men and Women with Weaker Feminist Identity. Sex Roles. doi:10.1007/s11199-020-01154-w

Romero-Sánchez, M., Carretero-Dios, H., Megías, J. L., Moya, M., & Ford, T. E. (2017). Sexist Humor and Rape Proclivity: The Moderating Role of Joke Teller Gender and Severity of Sexual Assault. Violence against women, 23(8), 951-972.

Romero-Sánchez, M., Durán, M., Carretero-Dios, H., Megías, J. L., & Moya, M. (2010). Exposure to sexist humor and rape proclivity: The moderator effect of aversiveness ratings. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(12), 2339–50.

Ryan, K., & Kanjorski, J. (1998). The enjoyment of sexist humor, rape attitudes, and relationship aggression in college students. Sex Roles, 38(9-10), 743-756.

Sriwattanakomen, N. (2017). Who’s laughing now? The effects of sexist and rape humor. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 22(2), 85–97. https://doi.org/10.24839/2325-7342.JN22.2.85

Strain, M. L., Martens, A. L., & Saucier, D. A. (2016). “Rape Is the New Black”: Humor’s Potential for Reinforcing and Subverting Rape Culture. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 2(1), 86.

Sundén, J., & Paasonen, S. (2020). Who’s Laughing Now?: Feminist Tactics in Social Media. MIT Press.

Thomae, M., & Pina, A. (2015). Sexist humor and social identity: the role of sexist humor in men’s in-group cohesion, sexual harassment, rape proclivity, and victim blame. Humor, 28(2), 187-204.

Thomae, M., & Viki, G. T. (2013). Why did the woman cross the road? The effect of sexist humor on men’s rape proclivity. Journal of Social, Evolutionary, and Cultural Psychology, 7(3), 250-269.

Viki, G., Thomae, M., Cullen, A., & Fernandez, H. (2007). The effect of sexist humor and type of rape on men’s self-reported rape proclivity and victim blame. Current Research in Social Psychology, 13(10), 122–132. Retrieved from http: //www.uiowa.edu/~grpproc/crisp/crisp13_10.pdf

Weaver, K. S., & Vescio, T. K. (2015). The Justification of Social Inequality in Response to Masculinity Threats. Sex Roles, 72(11-12), 521-535.

Willett, C., Willett, J., & Sherman, Y. D. (2012). The seriously erotic politics of feminist laughter. Social Research: An International Quarterly, 79(19), 217–246. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/528059.