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“Support Our Students”: Class Aspiration, Online Education and COVID-19

Jagriti Gangopadhyay

Manipal, India 24 September 2020
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“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 2020
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Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
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VIRAL CARE: Spectacles of Care as a Substitute for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Simiran Lalvani and Sanjana Santosh

This analysis of comedic content posted on social media during the pandemic examines employer's expressions of gratitude towards working class domestic workers in India, and asks how it might translate in terms of providing job security, salary and working conditions.

Mumbai, India 25 August 2020
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The Struggle of Phd Mothers During Covid-19: A View from Singapore

Anonymous

Singapore, Singapore 19 August 2020
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Middle-Classness, Delivered: Sociological Reflections on Fast-Food During the Pandemic

Shreya Sen, Tannistha Samanta

Gandhinagar, India 17 August 2020
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Social Welfare Strike: A Call to Action from the Academy

Semassa Boko

Irvine, USA 13 August 2020
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Eating Together, Apart – Reflections on the Community Foodscape in Nottingham during the Pandemic

Marsha Smith

Nottingham, England 11 August 2020
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Una breve introducción a CUIDAR: Estudio sobre tiempos, formas, y espacios de cuidado en casa durante la pandemia

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
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CUIDAR means CARE : A study about times, forms, and spaces of care within the household during the pandemic

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
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Racialized Class Inequality is a Death Sentence: An Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UK

Cameron Boyle

From housing to healthcare to employment, those outside dominant whiteness are left behind. And now, they are directly exposed to the worst public health crisis that has been seen in peacetime.

Greater Manchester, UK 27 July 2020
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Nannies in Lockdown: Virtue, Power, and the Value of Women’s Work

Veronica Deutsch

Despite their perceived lack of value, during the Coronavirus pandemic nannies are being framed as an essential and urgent service. If these nannies and their ‘unskilled’ labour are an economic necessity, perhaps fair remuneration for hazardous work shouldn’t be off the table.

London, UK 20 July 2020
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THE DIGNITY OF TIME: CONTRADICTIONS OF WORK AND CARE FOR MIDDLE CLASS WORKING MOTHERS.

Serena Brigidi, Fabiola Mancinelli, Juan M. Leyva-Moral, Marta Ausona Bieto

Barcelona, Spain 8 July 2020
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RISK: CARE: RESPONSIBILITY: SOLIDARITY? Essential Labour during the Covid-19 Pandemic in India

Gayatri Nair, Paro Mishra and Anindita Majumdar

New Delhi, India 2 July 2020
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Corporate Care and Solidarity?

Andreas Chatzidakis

Can corporations care, let alone demonstrate solidarity? I had started pondering this question a few months before the Covid-19 pandemic took hold. I vividly recall being in a meeting with the Care Collective and stumbling upon a “Primark Cares” pop-up store on my return home...

London, UK 1 July 2020
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COVID-19, Racialisation and Care: Nepali Healthcare Practitioners’ Frontline Experience

Radha Adhikari

Edinburgh. London. Nepal. 26 June 2020
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Local Diaries: Untold Stories of Women in India’s lockdown

Priyanka Kotamraju

Chitakroot, Uttar Pradesh, India 22 June 2020
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El método de la correspondencia telegramática: Un modo de indagación digital para tiempos de confinamiento

Tomás Sánchez Criado y Adolfo Estalella

Madrid, Spain 15 June 2020
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The Method of Telegrammatic Correspondence: A Digital Mode of Inquiry during ‘Lockdown’

Tomás Sánchez Criado and Adolfo Estalella

Madrid, Spain 15 June 2020
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Death in the absence of hugs

Pat Sikes

UK 12 June 2020
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