If you don't laugh you'll cry : the occupational humor of white Wisconsin prison workers / Claire Schmidt
Book | The University of Wisconsin Press | 2017
Available at FVTC General Collection (HV9470.S36 2017)

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viii, 269 pages : map ; 24 cm.
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Families, stories, and the weight of an invisible occupational culture -- Does prison make you racist? Intimate contact with strangers and expanding worldview -- Don't take your work home with you -- The value of humor: self-awareness, stress, and boredom -- Transforming outsiders into insiders -- Humor and inmate-staff relationships -- Upholding and undermining social institutions: gay jokes and Christmas in prison -- Playing the fool: resistance through humor -- Class, scapegoats, smoke, and mirrors.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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HELD BY WFB - 33 OTHER HOLDINGS
ISBN
0299313506
9780299313500
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