When Doctors Die

Gunaratnam, Yasmin. 2020. When Doctors Die. Discover Society, [Article]

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Abstract or Description

This article was written on 30th March after the deaths of two doctors in the UK from COVID-19. Both doctors were migrants. The discussion examines the structural inequalities surrounding the deaths and engages with the 'cruel optimism' of emotions and affects that are circulating in the pandemic.

Item Type:

Article

Keywords:

Affect, COVID-19, Migration, NHS, Racism;

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Dates:

DateEvent
30 March 2020Accepted
30 March 2020Published

Item ID:

28359

Date Deposited:

20 Apr 2020 12:00

Last Modified:

07 May 2020 08:27

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/28359

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