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Understanding the Politics of Fear: COVID-19, Crises and Democracy

Enjoy this free preview of the upcoming Global Discouse themed issue. These artitcles are free to read until 30 June 2021.

Crisis communication and crisis management during COVID-19
Ruth Wodak 

Fear and the importance of race-based data in COVID-19 policy implementation
Leland Harper

The collective disorientation of the COVID-19 crisis
Pablo Fernández Velasco, Bastien Perroy, and Roberto Casati

Orientation, disorientation, reorientation: a reply to Fernández Velasco, Perroy and Casati
Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

Disorientation, Distrust, and the Pandemic
Matthew Ratcliffe 

Obedience in times of COVID-19 pandemics: a renewed governmentality of unease?
Didier Bigo, Elspeth Guild and Elif Mendos Ku┼čkonmaz

Lockdown: a case study in how to lose trust and undermine compliance
Paul Faulkner

Lockdown, breakdown and trust: a reply to Paul Faulkner
Philip Pettit

Nozick, the pandemic and fear: a contractualist justification of the COVID-19 lockdown
Elias Moser

Castration anxiety, COVID-19 and the extremist right
Claudia Leeb

A reply to Castration anxiety, COVID-19 and the extremist right by Claudia Leeb
Noëlle McAfee

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