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Central Asia and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Considers the role of misinformation in aggravating both the sanitary situation and social tensions

  • Evaluates the economic challenges that the pandemic brings to the region

  • Examines the impact of Sinophobia in Central Asia and the future challenges this feeling may pose for the authorities

Part of the book series: The Steppe and Beyond: Studies on Central Asia (SBSCA)

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About this book

This book aims at shedding light on the reasons why the death rates during the pandemic were so high in Central Asia. More specifically, this book proposes analysis on why individuals did not follow the sanitary rules imposed by their respective government and on the role played by misinformation. Secondly, it also examines the impact of Sinophobia in Central Asia and the future challenges this feeling may pose on the authorities in the near future. Lastly, this book also proposes analysis of how the pandemic has contributed to show the inherent vulnerabilities of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan by focusing on their immediate and future political consequences. 

Jean-François Caron is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.

Hélène Thibault is Associate  Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.

Keywords

  • Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Central Asia
  • China
  • Belt
  • Road Initiative

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

    Jean-François Caron, Hélène Thibault

About the editors

Jean-François Caron is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.

Hélène Thibault is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.

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USD 54.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-981-16-7586-7
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)