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Global Perspectives (2024) 5 (1): 118285.
Published: 14 June 2024
...Shoba Arun; Benedicte Brahic; Marco Caselli Globalization has become characterized by its disjunctions, which the COVID-19 crisis has thrown into sharp relief (Steger and James 2020). The contradictions (and disjunctures) between the dependence of receiving countries on economic migration...
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Global Perspectives (2024) 5 (1): 94656.
Published: 04 April 2024
.... The resulting social upheavals caused by greater inequality have been accelerated by the crisis of COVID-19, which created new contradictions between and within China and the United States. Technological changes have only added to the problems of global capitalism. Massive speculation was made possible...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 89630.
Published: 07 November 2023
...Rafal Soborski; Darren O’Byrne It is widely accepted that the COVID-19 pandemic was a transformative event of major historical significance, but the ideational and ideological dimensions of it have been studied less extensively than its more tangible implications in terms of economic or human cost...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 57708.
Published: 20 January 2023
... externally originating shocks. This article tests this theory by conducting comparative case study analysis to investigate how small states have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. It examines the extent to which small states have been seeking shelter that is economic, political, and societal from existing...
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Global Perspectives (2023) 4 (1): 57639.
Published: 13 January 2023
...Allison Carnegie; Austin Carson This article analyzes how fears regarding information disclosure have shaped responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and whether innovations in confidentiality at institutions like the World Health Organization may address those concerns. Sensitive information abounds...
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Global Perspectives (2022) 3 (1): 35732.
Published: 23 May 2022
...Cesar J. Herrera In smaller nations, where evolving sociopolitical factors, cultural attitudes, and governmental responses may influence the biology of disease, epidemics have been largely understudied. The Dominican Republic possesses several factors relevant to the current COVID-19 pandemic...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 29939.
Published: 29 December 2021
... distancing, however, was met with skepticism—not out of disbelief in its effectiveness, but out of resignation to a situation that did not seem new. In this article, I look at the history of past epidemics in Haiti and how these experiences shaped the way people reacted to the arrival of COVID-19...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 27212.
Published: 16 August 2021
... Political Economy scholars, as well as social scientists more generally, for further researching key dynamics shaping the global political economy in the COVID-19 era as it keeps unfolding and evolving. materiality ideas interdisciplinarity crisis pandemic change continuity international political...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 27077.
Published: 13 August 2021
...Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn This commentary identifies a key dilemma in immediate responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: the persistent foregrounding of digital technologies as “silver-bullet” solutions to overcoming tensions between surveillance and privacy. It illustrates the pandemic techno...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24538.
Published: 16 June 2021
...Geoffrey Gertz In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, several states introduced and expanded regulatory frameworks for screening (and potentially blocking) inward foreign direct investment. This shift accelerated a preexisting trend in the global political economy, as states have been widening...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24192.
Published: 03 June 2021
...Clara M. Egger A study conducted in March 2021 by the United Nations Development Programme and the Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver estimated that the multi-dimensional effects of the Covid-19 crisis could drive over 1 billion people to be living in extreme...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 24185.
Published: 26 May 2021
...Saliha Metinsoy This commentary for the “Political Economy Section COVID-19 Collection’’ discusses ideational continuity and change at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It argues that, despite an initial advice to increase the government spending...
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Global Perspectives (2021) 2 (1): 23665.
Published: 13 May 2021
...Nick Bernards This forum contribution highlights the confluence of two distinct trends in the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. On one hand, many of the worst socio-economic costs of the virus and control measures have been disproportionately borne by marginalized workers, primarily...
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