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Chronic crisis: migrant workers and India's COVID-19 lockdown

Das, Ritanjan and Kumar, Nilotpal (2020) Chronic crisis: migrant workers and India's COVID-19 lockdown. South Asia @ LSE (08 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

India’s nationwide lockdown amidst the coronavirus pandemic has created a severe dislocation in the lives of its migrant population. Based on their research in Noida, a hotspot of the crisis, Ritanjan Das (University of Portsmouth) and Nilotpal Kumar (Azim Premji University, Bangalore) explain how the pandemic exacerbates the ‘chronic crisis’ in the everyday existence of migrants to unprecedented proportions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 18 May 2020 12:06
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 23:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104453

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