Is Satire Saving Our Nation? Mockery and American Politics

Sophia A. McClennen, Remy M. Maisel

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The book studies the intersections between satirical comedy and national politics in order to show that one of the strongest supports for our democracy today comes from those of us who are seriously joking. This book shows how we got to this place and why satire may be the only way we can save our democracy and strengthen our nation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages240
ISBN (Electronic)9781137405210
ISBN (Print)9781137427977
StatePublished - Apr 30 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)


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