Cultures of rejection in the Covid-19 crisis

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This article offers a collectively developed analysis of the Covid-19 crisis as it relates to contemporary cultures of rejection, i.e. the socio-cultural conditions in which authoritarian and right-wing populist politics thrive, in Europe. We explore how the pandemic and its management reinforces, transforms and/or overrides existing antagonisms and institutes new ones in Serbia, Croatia, Austria, Germany and Sweden. We discuss how the Covid-19 crisis affects the rise of new statisms; gendered patterns of social reproduction; mobility and migration; digital infrastructures; and new political mobilizations.
ZeitschriftEthnic and Racial Studies
Seiten (von - bis)893-905
Anzahl der Seiten13
PublikationsstatusErschienen - 09.04.2021

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by Volkswagen Foundation: [Grant Number 94 765].

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© 2021 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.