By Chrisoula Lionis
Chrisoula Lionis analyzes either the impetus at the back of this shift towards humour and its outcomes, arguing that it has flourished amid political uncertainty and the decline in nationalist desire. Revealing the the most important position of jokes in responding to the failure of the peace method and ongoing profession, she finds the opportunity of laughter to facilitate knowing and empathy in a time of clash and division.
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