The COVID-19 Crisis: Social Perspectives


COVID society: Introduction to the bookSocial impacts of COVID-19ReferencesContextualising COVID-19: Sociocultural perspectives on contagionNew and re-emerging infectious diseasesSociocultural analyses of pandemicsConcluding commentsReferencesII: Space, the body and mobilitiesMOVING TARGET, MOVING PARTS The multiple mobilities of the COVID-19 pandemicMicro level: essential mobilities and health inequalitiesMeso level: national healthcare systems and mobility systemsMacro level: borders in an im/mobile worldMigrants: healthcare borders in crisisConclusionReferencesPhysical activity and bodily boundaries in times of pandemicNew materialism, Barad and bodily boundariesA diffractive methodology of moving bodies in the COVID crisisCreative representation of entangled bodies in times of contagionConclusionReferencesCity flows during pandemics: Zooming in on windowsUrban flows through photographsWindows in more-than-human assemblagesShaping the experience of home: windows in London during lockdownThe window as synecdocheReferencesThe politics of touch-based help for visually impaired persons during the COVID-19 pandemic: An autoethnographic accountDisability and the psychological dimensions of helpThe coronavirus, visual impairment and the politics of touch-based helpArguing for a relational ethics of care during the COVID pandemicConclusionReferencesIII: Intimacies, socialities and connections#DatingWhileDistancing: Dating apps as digital health technologies during the COVID-19 pandemicDating apps and digital healthOur study: monitoring dating app responses during the pandemicCommunicating health guidelinesMaking distancing measures socially meaningfulNormalising online dating culturesFuture provocationsReferences‘Unhome’ sweet home: The construction of new normalities in Italy during COVID-19Time, space and domestic habitsRoutines as a reaction to the fear of the voidConclusionReferencesQueer and crip temporalities during COVID-19: Sexual practices, risk and responsibilityQueer sexual practices during COVID: the politics of responsibilityCOVID and (crip/queer) time(s)Crip/queer sexual pandemic futuresConcluding remarks: a crip and queer ethics of responsibility and socialityReferencesIsol-AID, art and wellbeing: Posthuman community amid COVID-19The liveness of posthuman communityAccess to art as wellbeingConclusionReferencesIV: Healthcare practices and systemsStrange times in Ireland: Death and the meaning of loss under COVID-19The winter influenza crisis in neoliberal IrelandThe strange times of COVIDLoss in COVID timesNi neart go cur le cheileTurning aside, living 'athwart'ReferencesBetween an ethics of care and scientific uncertainty: Dilemmas of general practitioners in Marseille'Professional prudentialism'The uncertainties of an emerging diseaseThe problem with hydroxychloroquineHow GPs solved their dilemmasConclusionReferencesPost-pandemic routes in the context of Latin countries: The impact of COVID-19 in Italy and SpainThe burdens of the national health systemThe challenges of responding to COVID in Italy and SpainThe knowledge gaps in terms of technology and informationCompliance with social norms and communicationPost-pandemic world: routes and challengesReferencesRisky work: Providing healthcare in the age of COVID-19Working and the age of COVIDOur study: future-proofing the frontlineFindingsConclusionReferencesV: Marginalisation and discriminationThe plight of the parent-citizen? Examples of resisting (self-) responsibilisation and stigmatisation by Dutch Muslim parents and organisations during the COVID-19 crisisParenting hyper-intensified: the self-responsibilisation reflexPivotal moments: intensive parenting destabilised?Intensive parenting with an Islamic inflection?NIDA, racism and the COVID outbreak'Did you notice this too?'ConclusionReferencesAnti-Asian racism, xenophobia and Asian American health during COVID-19Anti-Asian racism and xenophobia exacerbated during COVIDThe conceptual challenges: the invisibility of Asian Americans in health researchThe methodological challenges in data collectionConclusion: assessing the effects of racism, xenophobia and Asian American healthReferencesAgeism and risk during the coronavirus pandemicUnderstanding risk and the COVID pandemic sociologicallyBeing 'at risk' and 'risky'ConclusionReferences
 
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