Search Results

You are looking at 21 - 30 of 50 items for :

  • All content x
Clear All
Open access

Covidiots and the Clamour of the Virus-as-Question

Some Reflections on Biomedical Culture, Futurity and Finitude

Bryan Lim

intrinsic question mark that accompanies pathos , and one responds to it through what Illich calls the art of suffering , ‘a unique conformation of attitudes towards pain, disease, impairment, and death, each of which designates a class of that human

Open access

Shutting Down Sex

COVID-19, Sex and the Transformation of Singledom

Lara McKenzie

living alone. Acknowledgements I thank the special issue editors for their dedication to its rapid turnaround. I am incredibly grateful to fellow participants in the worldwide community ‘I Should Be Thriving: Advancing Gender/Ethnic/Class

Open access

Spatio-Temporal Translations

Practices of Intimacy under Absence

Erica Baffelli and Frederik Schröer

globalised middle class. Until today, we still cannot freely go and meet friends and family overseas, one of us is still not allowed to enter their workplace, and we cannot travel as we used to. Even the most quotidian of interactions and intimacies, such as

Open access

Fearful Intimacies

COVID-19 and the Reshaping of Human–Microbial Relations

Carmen McLeod, Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, and Brigitte Nerlich

considered to be (sub-)microscopic biological agents or microbes ( Microbiology Society n.d. ; Sattley and Madigan 2015 ). These complexities suggest engaging in multispecies studies requires ‘wrangling with species (and genus, family, order, class, phylum

Open access

Tourism and COVID-19

Intimacy Transformed or Intimacy Interrupted?

Hazel Andrews

of middle-class Canadian tourists who explored their travel experiences with her during post-trip interviews. For Harrison, ‘touristic intimacy’ arises between the self and the other (as in other tourists and people from the destination) based on a

Open access

Andrew Dawson and Simone Dennis

and, in particular the embedding of class relations. In rich detail, Chen describes what he labels as ‘graduated intimacies’, with wealth and state connectedness determining the extent to which one may maintain intimate relations, especially those

Full access

Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

Introduction As COVID-19 infections began spreading quickly in late January 2020 in China, the Ministry of Education ordered all schools to hold virtual classes in February to fulfill their learning objectives. 1 This official policy

Full access

Marcos S. Scauso, Garrett FitzGerald, Arlene B. Tickner, Navnita Chadha Behera, Chengxin Pan, Chih-yu Shih, and Kosuke Shimizu

democracy visible opens space for more substantive consideration of how these equalities and inequities cut across the axes of race, gender, class, and other constructed categories coimbricated within the legacies of coloniality. Subsequently, we explore

Full access

The Girlhood Project

Pivoting our Model with Girls During COVID-19

Cheryl Weiner, Kathryn Van Demark, Sarah Doyle, Jocelyn Martinez, Fia Walklet, and Amy Rutstein-Riley

girlhood—sexuality/ies, race, class, ethnicity, education, the media, and current events—have an impact on their lives. A critical part of the TGP experience is made up of the relationships that develop between TGP students and the girls, and the issues

Full access

Jodi Dean

demonstrations in Michigan. The demand for a return to work was obviously a demand made from the position of bosses. Workers were supposed to return to work—as if millions had not lost their jobs, as if a large sector of the working class had not already been