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David Owen

( Beirens 2020 ), while rescue boats in the Mediterranean are denied access to Italian and Maltese ports, and refugee settlement programs have been suspended ( Lenard 2020 ). Within borders that have become instruments of quarantine, migrant workers in many

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Protesting in Pandemic Times

COVID-19, Public Health, and Black Lives Matter

Binoy Kampmark

–1910) created the impetus for a new public health regime. With it came the introduction of civil restrictions, including the imposition of quarantines on those suffering infections. While the use of quarantines to target the transmissibility of disease was not

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The correct secret

Discretion and hypertransparency in Chinese biosecurity

Katherine A. Mason

quarantine. The plague, it would seem, was upon us. And yet the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic ended up coming, and going, without nearly so much destruction as would be implied by these alarming measures. Cases of H1N1 eventually trickled into Tianmai, but the

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Sharon A. Kowalsky

physical movement of scholars for research, while online teaching and gatherings have shown both the opportunities and limits of technology for transmitting knowledge and building relationships. As we sit isolated and under quarantine, the international

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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

disseminating misleading information,” and a three-year jail penalty for breaking the rules of the quarantine (see Vegh 2020 ; Bruszt 2020 ). The effects of the law are chilling—the rule by decree is the ultimate form of executive aggrandizement (cf. Bermeo

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Latin America and COVID-19

Political Rights and Presidential Leadership to the Test

Brigitte Weiffen

, Guatemala, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic), the closing of businesses, bans on gatherings, and other constraining measures that force people into quarantine and keep them off the street (such as in Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, and

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The Wall, the Ban, and the Objectification of Women

Has “Uncle Sam” Learned any Lessons from “Typhoid Mary?”

Amani Othman and William W. Darrow

healthy appearance, only two samples were Bacillus typhosus negative. Consequently, Mallon was sent to Riverside Hospital for quarantinable diseases at North Brother Island ( Leavitt 1997 ; Sandoval-Peck 2016 ). Living in an isolated cottage there

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COVID-19 as method

Managing the ubiquity of waste and waste-collectors in India

Tridibesh Dey

-workers, private recycling businesses, NGOs and the residents of the city. Now working under quarantine conditions in the United Kingdom, my ethnography has been extended and (re)informed by online research and a series of recent telephonic conversations as I have

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Coronavirus with “Nobody in Charge”

An open reflection on leadership, solidarity, and contemporary regional integration

Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda

have exposed many to economic disaster as quarantines have paralyzed economies. Insufficient public services have made washing hands the most effective way to prevent illness, a challenge in many places. Inadequate responses to conflict and migration

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Joshua Mullenite

's largest cities. My own experience, emerging from quarantine largely to join my neighbors in the streets, has shown the violence of the situation, as peaceful protestors have been met with pepper spray, tear gas, batons, and mass arrests (see Pereira and