Notes from lockdown: A series of reflections on some of the political and cultural impacts of the pandemic

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Wemyss, G., Yuval-Davis, N., Hamad, H., White, J., Patel, K., Grayson, D. and Wedderburn, A. 2020. Notes from lockdown: A series of reflections on some of the political and cultural impacts of the pandemic. Soundings. 75, pp. 13-36. https://doi.org/10.3898/SOUN.75.01.2020
AuthorsWemyss, G., Yuval-Davis, N., Hamad, H., White, J., Patel, K., Grayson, D. and Wedderburn, A.
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A series of reflections on Covid-19 that looks at: how the pandemic affects processes of bordering and increases the indeterminate grey zones within which so many people are forced to live; the way nurses are presented in the media and the hypocrisy of praising them in a moment of crisis while simultaneously devaluing their work and underpaying them; health inequalities in Newham; the inequalities in the craft sector spotlighted by the pandemic; the relationships between radical neighbourliness and local politics; how perceptions of time have been affected during lockdown - and how 24-7 capitalism may seek to take advantage of this radical reorganisation of time.

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Journal citation75, pp. 13-36
ISSN1362-6620
Year2020
PublisherLawrence and Wishart
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