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A World of Touch in a No-Touch Pandemic

Living with Dementia in a Care Facility during COVID-19

Cristina Douglas

.1177/096973309600300209 . 10.1177/096973309600300209 Taylor , J. ( 2010 ), ‘ On Recognition, Caring, and Dementia ’, in Care in Practice: On Tinkering in Clinics, Homes and Farms , (eds) A. Mol , I. Moser and J. Pols ( Bielefeld, Germany : Transcript ), 27

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

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

Don Nonini

expropriation of the labor, lives, and property of other working people across the planet—whether urban African American in the United States, Eastern European contract workers in Germany, North African farm laborers in Spain, ex-farmers forming the “floating

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Protesting in Pandemic Times

COVID-19, Public Health, and Black Lives Matter

Binoy Kampmark

German population against the dedicated application of the state's mandatory vaccination law ( Bayer 2007 ). In the miscellany of international and regional human rights conventions, the protection of health retains a dominant, privileged position, the

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Who Governs in Deep Crises?

The Case of Germany

Wolfgang Merkel

As of the beginning of May 2020, Germany seems to be emerging from the COVID-19 crisis in a healthier state than most of its neighboring states or even Western countries in general. It should be noted, however, that cross-national statistics are

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Central and Eastern Europe

The Rise of Autocracy and Democratic Resilience

Petra Guasti

provides an overview using the neighboring Austria and Germany as a baseline). The exception is Slovakia—the first measures were introduced before the first case—on the eve of parliamentary elections (February 28, 2020). All four countries introduced a

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Barbara Prainsack

-Winkler , 11 – 64 . Frankfurt a. M. , Suhrkamp (in German). Haindorfer , R. 2020 . “ Corona macht unzufrieden! Frauen aktuell mit ihrem Leben unzufriedener als Männer .” CoronaBlog . https

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Ulrike Guérot and Michael Hunklinger

spring 2020, solidarity in Europe meant once again only solidarity within the nation-state. European solidarity was nowhere in sight. France and Germany proposed a plan including rescue pacts and direct aid to help those countries especially affected by

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Transfers at a Crossroads

An Anthropological Perspective

Noel B. Salazar

Belgium in the 1990s, students were still expected to read philosophical texts in French, English, and German—and, I can assure you, reading Heidegger in German was maybe not much fun at first, but it taught me a lot about German culture and society. But

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Centralized or Decentralized

Which Governance Systems are Having a “Good” Pandemic?

Jennifer Gaskell and Gerry Stoker

best from the tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic have delivered across multiple qualities necessary for effective governance. Decentralized capacity is important and illustrated in other examples, such as Germany's demonstrated success in case testing

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Louise Haagh

, played at least a part in Anglo-liberal economies’ late health response compared with more plan-rational countries like Germany, South Korea, or Denmark ( Dickens 2020 ). Lock-down implemented in Nordic states with low death tolls (on May 14, 551, 233