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The Resource The Wuhan lockdown, Guobin Yang

The Wuhan lockdown, Guobin Yang

Label
The Wuhan lockdown
Title
The Wuhan lockdown
Statement of responsibility
Guobin Yang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A metropolis with a population of about 11 million, Wuhan sits at the crossroads of China. It was here that in the last days of 2019, the first reports of a mysterious new form of pneumonia emerged. Before long, an abrupt and unprecedented lockdown was declared-the first of many such responses to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. This book tells the dramatic story of the Wuhan lockdown in the voices of the city's own people. Using a vast archive of more than 6,000 diaries, the sociologist Guobin Yang vividly depicts how the city coped during the crisis. He analyzes how the state managed-or mismanaged-the lockdown and explores how Wuhan's residents responded by taking on increasingly active roles. Yang demonstrates that citizen engagement-whether public action or the civic inaction of staying at home-was essential in the effort to fight the pandemic. The book features compelling stories of citizens and civic groups in their struggle against COVID-19: physicians, patients, volunteers, government officials, feminist organizers, social media commentators, and even aunties loudly swearing at party officials. These snapshots from the lockdown capture China at a critical moment, revealing the intricacies of politics, citizenship, morality, community, and digital technology. Presenting the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people, The Wuhan Lockdown is an unparalleled account of the first moments of the crisis that would define the age"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Guobin,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quarantine
  • COVID-19 (Disease)
  • COVID-19 (Disease)
  • Quarantine
  • China
Label
The Wuhan lockdown, Guobin Yang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Festivities, interrupted -- Road to apocalypse -- People's war -- Lockdown diaries -- Fire and thunder -- Civic organizing -- Game of words -- COVID nationalism -- Mourning and remembering -- Conclusion
Control code
1251502802
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 305 pages
Isbn
9780231200479
Lccn
2021027456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1251502802
Label
The Wuhan lockdown, Guobin Yang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Festivities, interrupted -- Road to apocalypse -- People's war -- Lockdown diaries -- Fire and thunder -- Civic organizing -- Game of words -- COVID nationalism -- Mourning and remembering -- Conclusion
Control code
1251502802
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 305 pages
Isbn
9780231200479
Lccn
2021027456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1251502802

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