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HUMOR AND VIOLATION OF SOCIAL NORMS IN STUDENTS

T.V. Artemyeva, Ya.G. Garanina
2020 Vestnik Udmurtskogo universiteta. Filosofiâ, psihologiâ, pedagogika  
In researches of Russian and foreign scientists it is noted that humor as a cultural phenomenon is capable to symbolically break social norms without consequences and restrictions, to raise and discuss a wide spectrum of social problems without fear of punishment for it. By regulating the relationship between people, humor helps to relieve tension and enjoy the game, operating with opposite meanings, breaking stereotypes. The study attempted to explore the relationship between different styles
more » ... n different styles of humor and the tendency of students to break social norms and rules. The study was attended by 309 students: 249 girls, 60 boys. Differences in the use of different humor styles by students as well as their propensity to deviate were identified. Affiliated and self-sustaining humor is used by students who do not show any desire to deny social norms and values, patterns of behavior. The desire to violate norms, to come into conflict with generally accepted norms of behavior arises among students who prefer aggressive humor. Girls with a tendency to ignore and violate norms and rules have a tendency to use self-deprecating humor and to seek other people's favour to the detriment of themselves.
doi:10.35634/2412-9550-2020-30-2-173-180 fatcat:3rhzrtvrcfa7bgeghg2tw4h7ha