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Milja Kurki

There is much speculation, rightly, about the future of liberal democracies, and democracy as such, in the context of the emergence of the coronavirus challenge. Are liberal democracies able to take effective action in the face of such a crisis

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Anthropology from Home

Advice on Digital Ethnography for the Pandemic Times

Magdalena Góralska

posing a danger to their health, but also affecting their social relationships and financial situations. While it is hard to predict whether the coronavirus pandemic will indeed become the generational experience some are predicting it will be, many

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Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities in the Time of Coronavirus

Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

As we were putting to bed the first issue of Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities , we began to see headlines about the coronavirus and its disease, COVID-19. By the time the issue came out, it was clear that the world had changed

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Coronavirus with “Nobody in Charge”

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

Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda

during the present coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, this crisis has forced most nation-states to close their borders as a necessary public health measure. Travel restrictions are regrettable but comprehensible. What is less acceptable in our opinion

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David Owen

to address the coronavirus. Currently, The Lancet reports, “extraordinary steps are now having to be taken to mitigate the unintended effects of the travel restrictions” ( Devi 2020 ). Many of those individuals whose situations do not fit neatly

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

coronavirus itself—as part of a vibrant ecology indicated by many strains of indigenous (and more recently, post-humanist) thought. Several countries, such as Ecuador and Bolivia, have already expanded notions of citizenship to include “nature” as an equal

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American Quarantine

The Right to Housing in a Pandemic

Bonnie Honig

://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/03/nyregion/coronavirus-nyc-landlord-mario-salerno.html . 4 Alana Semuels, “Renters Are Being Forced From Their Homes Despite Eviction Moratoriums Meant to Protect Them,” (Time Magazine, April 15, 2020 at https://time.com/5820634/evictions-coronavirus

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Jodi Dean

During the first two months of the US shutdown to prevent the overloading of its weakened and ill-prepared hospital system by coronavirus patients, activists struggled to adapt to the new conditions of organizing. Zoom sessions, webinars, and

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Barbara Prainsack

8 ( 1 ), 65 – 75 . United Nations (UN . 2020 . “ Acts of Kindness Spread Amid COVID-19 Outbreak as UN Acts to Counter Threat .” www.un.org/en/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/acts-solidarity-spread-amid-covid-19-outbreak

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Centralized or Decentralized

Which Governance Systems are Having a “Good” Pandemic?

Jennifer Gaskell and Gerry Stoker

central capacity in terms of the ability to implement rapid, decisive action. In the UK, for example, measures designed to mitigate the spread and impacts of the coronavirus were centrally issued on March 3, 2020 when the government unveiled its plan to