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    How Wee Ng, Séagh Kehoe

    Chapter from the book: Kehoe S. & Wielander G. 2021. Cultural China 2020: The Contemporary China Centre Review.

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    This chapter examines how the Covid-19 crisis illuminated and exacerbated pre-existing inequalities and divisions across Chinese and Sinophone worlds. Topics covered here include celebrity behaviour, migration, gendered discourses and feminist activism, and racism.

    Chapter Contents:

    7.0 Introduction
    How Wee Ng and Séagh Kehoe
    7.1 Celebrity Politics in Covid-19 China: ‘Celebrities Can’t Save the Country’
    Jian Xu and Elaine Jeffreys
    7.2 Mediated Menstruation: A Gender Perspective in the Time of Coronavirus
    Fan Yang
    7.3 The ‘Wounded Weanling’: An Introduction to Daofu, the Epicentre of the Coronavirus Epidemic in the Tibetan Regions of China
    Sonam Lhundrop
    7.4 Reflections on the Racialised Discourse Surrounding Covid-19
    Sam Phan

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    How to cite this chapter
    Ng H. & Kehoe S. 2021. Covid-19. In: Kehoe S. & Wielander G (eds.), Cultural China 2020. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.h
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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021

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    https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.h