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States alone cannot compete against the forces of nature

Howlett, Marnie (2020) States alone cannot compete against the forces of nature. LSE Covid 19 Blog (03 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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State governments have mainly reacted to COVID-19 within their own borders. Their actions have routinely been accompanied by an emphasis on the protection of the nation and the national collective. However, as Marnie Howlett (LSE) argues, the non-discriminate nature of COVID-19, like any biological organism, underscores that the legal boundaries which demarcate states are social constructs that cannot compete against the forces of nature.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
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
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2020 13:57
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 23:20

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