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Volume 1: Community and Society

Edited by Brian Doucet, Rianne van Melik and Pierre Filion

Published

Jul 1, 2021

Page count

160 pages

Series

Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequalities

ISBN

978-1529218879

Dimensions

203 x 127 mm

Imprint

Bristol University Press

Published

Jul 1, 2021

Page count

160 pages

Series

Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequalities

ISBN

978-1529218886

Dimensions

Imprint

Bristol University Press
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    Introduction ~ Brian Doucet, Rianne Van Melik and Pierre Filion

    Part 1 ~ Working Practices

    Street Vendor Struggles: Maintaining a Livelihood Through the COVID-19 Lockdown in Hanoi, Vietnam ~ Sarah Turner and Nguyen N. Binh

    The Man and the Scooter: How the Low-Income Worker Helps Save a Locked-Down City ~ Abdellatif Qamhaieh

    The Hidden Inequities and Divisions Among Workers in the US: The Domestic Workers Workforce As Non-Essential Workers ~ Carolina Sternberg

    Reflections of Living ‘Hand-to-Mouth’ Among ‘Hustlers:’ Insights on the Realities of Poverty in Jamaica ~ Sheere Brooks

    Looking at Urban Inequalities Regarding Different Jobs in the Age of COVID-19: Who Stayed at Home, Who Did Not? ~ Ferhan Gezici Korten and Cansu Ilhan

    Part 2 ~ Spatial Inequalities

    Ageist Transport Infrastructures: Rethinking Public Transport Amidst COVID-19 Lockdowns in India ~ Prajwal Nagesh, Ajay Bailey, Sobin George and Lekha Subaiya

    The Pandemic and Food Insecurity in Small Cities of the Global South: A Case Study of Noapara in Bangladesh ~ M. Feisal Rahman and Hanna A. Ruszczyk

    How Governments’ Response to the Pandemic Exacerbate Gender Inequalities in Belarus and Ukraine: Comparative Analysis of Minsk and Kyiv Cases ~ Olga Matveieva and Vasil Navumau

    Infrastructure Inequality and Privileged Capacity to Transform Everyday Life in COVID-19 South Africa ~ Charlotte Lemanski and Jiska De Groot

    Under Quarantine in a City Project: Stories of Food, Family, Fear and Community ~ Jeremy Auerbach, Jordin Clark and Solange Muñoz

    The Impacts of Socio-Spatial Inequity: COVID-19 in São Paulo ~ Roberto Rocco, Beatriz Kara José, Higor Carvalho and Luciana Royer

    Part 3 ~ Migration, Migrants and Refugees

    Liminality, Gender and Ethnic Dynamics in Urban Space: COVID-19 and Its Consequences for Young Female Migrants (YFM) in Dhaka ~ Ellen Bal, Lorraine Nencel, Hosna J. Shewly and Sanjeeb Drong

    Spatial Inequality and Colonial Palimpsest in Kuala Lumpur ~ Nurul Azreen Azlan

    The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Travails of Rohingya Refugees in the Largest Bangladeshi Refugee Camp ~ Diotima Chattoraj

    Singapore’s Pandemic Governance and Deepening Marginalisation of Migrant Workmen ~ Sallie Yea

    Part 4 ~ Age, Race, Gender and Ability

    Experiential Equity: An Environmental Neuroscientific Lens for Disparities in Urban Stress ~ Robin Mazumder

    What Is the Relationship Between COVID-19 and the Movement to “Defund the Police”? ~ Richardson Dilworth and Timothy PR Weaver

    Following the Voices of Older Adults During the COVID-19 Crisis: Perspectives From the Netherlands ~ Jolanda Lindenberg, Paul Van De Vijver, Lieke De Kock, David Van Bodegom and Niels Bartels

    The Role of Social Infrastructures for Trans* People During the COVID-19 Pandemic ~ Magdalena Rodekirchen and Sawyer Phinney

    COVID-19 and Blind Spaces: Responding to Digital (In)accessibility and Social Isolation During Lockdown for Blind, Deafblind, Low Vision, and Vision Impaired Persons in Aotearoa New Zealand ~ Rebekah Graham, Bridgette Masters-Awatere, Chrissie Cowan

    Conclusion ~ Brian Doucet, Rianne Van Melik and Pierre Filion