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Legal regimes under pandemic conditions: A comparative anthropology

Geoffrey Hughes

somewhat from most risks while the poor have borne the brunt of both the virus and the punitive measures that have been put in place to control the spread. In particular, inequalities of gender, race (Brinkworth et al.), nationality (McGranahan), and Caste

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Reconfigurations of Domestic Space in Favelas

Brief Reflections on Intimacies and Precariousness

Carolina Parreiras

difference such as race and class are significant, is a challenge. The theoretical reference for my discussion of precariousness is the work of Judith Butler (2009) . Butler argues that certain lives are believed by our society to have value while others are

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Visceral non-presence

Ethnography in the age of COVID

Jessica Brinkworth, Korinta Maldonado, Ellen Moodie, and Gilberto Rosas

cent mixed-race and 60 per cent white ( Retail Coach 2016 ), numbers that will likely change when the results of the 2020 census are released. Further, the census does not account for the hundreds of predominantly Mexican American farmworkers and their

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COVID-19 and Uncertain Intimacy

State–Society Relations in Urban China and Beyond

Jialing Luo

the writing of this article, the pandemic is accelerating outside China and has infected more than 10 million people worldwide. Increasingly exposing social problems such as race and inequality, COVID-19 will not be stopped without appropriate and

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Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins

-8676.2010.00114.x . 10.1111/j.1469-8676.2010.00114.x El-Enany , N. ( 2020 ), (B)ordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire ( Manchester : Manchester University Press ). 10.7765/9781526145437 Goodwin-Hawkins , B. and R. Dafydd Jones ( 2019 ), ‘ 1997 and

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The triple-sidedness of “I can't breathe”

The COVID-19 pandemic, enslavement, and agro-industrial capitalism

Don Nonini

), and their race. Those African Americans who have more or less steady employment also show disproportionate levels of consumer debt—from credit cards, student loans, and medically related debt ( Aspen Institute 2018 ; Wang 2018: 128–131 ). Whether

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Viral Intimacy and Catholic Nationalist Political Economy

Covid-19 and the Community Response in Rural Ireland

David Whyte

. Zengin ( 2015 ), ‘ Introduction: Why Revisit Intimacy? ’, Cambridge Journal of Anthropology 33 , no. 2 : 20 – 25 , doi: 10.3167/ca.2015.330203 . 10.3167/ca.2015.330203 Stoler , A. L. ( 1989 ), ‘ Making Empire Respectable: The Politics of Race

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Protesting in Pandemic Times

COVID-19, Public Health, and Black Lives Matter

Binoy Kampmark

Health Critical Race Praxis in understanding the effects of such violence, centering policing within the context of public health policy ( Gilbert and Ray 2016 ). The George Floyd protests sparked a challenging test of public health variables. On the

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Fieldwork through the Zoomiverse

Sensing Uganda in a Time of Immobility

Richard Vokes and Gertrude Atukunda

/20 , June, . Grace , J. ( 2013 ), ‘ Heroes of the Road: Race, Gender and the Politics of Mobility in Twentieth Century Tanzania ’, Africa 83 , no. 3 : 403 – 42 , https

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Perverse Economies of Intimate and Personal Labour

Resuming Domestic Work in Households after the Lockdown

Pooja Satyogi

sets of data in a context where there is a compilation of data with race as a variable. In India, where the state has shown hesitation in even revealing census-obtained caste and religion data, it seems unlikely that COVID-19 data would be collected