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dc.contributor.authorWagner, P.en
dc.date.accessioned2021-08-31T15:03:49Z-
dc.date.available2021-08-31T15:03:49Z-
dc.date.issued2021-
dc.identifier.citationWagner P. Covid-19, hiv/aids, and the “spanish flu”: Historical moments and social transformations / P. Wagner. — DOI 10.22394/0869-5377-2021-1-65-80 // Logos (Russian Federation). — 2021. — Vol. 31. — Iss. 1. — P. 65-82.en
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dc.description.abstractThe author of this article maintains that it is not certain that COVID-19 will reach a magnitude that would justify the social significance that it has in fact been attributed to it by published opinion and government reactions in many countries. It is the lockdown, and not the virus or the infection itself, which is forcing us to imagine that there is a difference between the world before and the world after. This is what changed with the lockdown: “another world,” perhaps only temporarily, became not only possible but immediately real. The nature of the world after lockdown is the main question in the conflict between interpretations of COVID-19’s social signifi-cance. The current government discourse about a “new normal” in our future is part of that struggle. After comparing the COVID-19 pandemic with the spread of HIV/AIDS, Wagner concludes that the world is on the verge of a historical moment of the kind that opens up the possibility of large-scale social transformations comparable to the “great transformation” in the first decades of the 20th century. The virus and infection by themselves cannot reach that kind of significance. But perhaps they arrived at a moment when their emergence in combination with the lockdown as the political reaction to them will prompt a re-evaluation of our situation. The experience of lockdown has broadened social imagination and has increased the potential for positive social transformation. But we are clearly still far from any decisive collective action for solving urgent problems through free expression and democratic deliber-ation. © 2021, Gaidar Institute Press. All rights reserved.en
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dc.language.isoruen
dc.publisherGaidar Institute Pressen
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen
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dc.sourceLogos (Russian Federation)en
dc.subjectCOVID-19en
dc.subjectGREAT TRANSFORMATIONen
dc.subjectHIV/AIDSen
dc.subjectLOCKDOWNen
dc.subjectNEW NORMALITYen
dc.subjectSOCIAL IMAGINATIONen
dc.subjectSPANISH FLUen
dc.titleCovid-19, hiv/aids, and the “spanish flu”: Historical moments and social transformationsen
dc.titleКОВИД, ВИЧ/СПИД и «Испанка»: исторические вехи и социальные трансформацииru
dc.typeArticleen
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dc.identifier.doi10.22394/0869-5377-2021-1-65-80-
dc.identifier.scopus85104185953-
local.contributor.employeeWagner, P., Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) Research Professor of the Social Sciences, 23 Passeig Lluís Companys, Barcelona, 08010, Spain, Department of Sociological Theory, Philosophy of Law and Methodology of the Social Sciences, Ural Federal University (UrFU), 51 Lenin Ave., Yekaterinburg, 620083, Russian Federation
local.description.firstpage65-
local.description.lastpage82-
local.issue1-
local.volume31-
local.contributor.departmentCatalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) Research Professor of the Social Sciences, 23 Passeig Lluís Companys, Barcelona, 08010, Spain
local.contributor.departmentDepartment of Sociological Theory, Philosophy of Law and Methodology of the Social Sciences, Ural Federal University (UrFU), 51 Lenin Ave., Yekaterinburg, 620083, Russian Federation
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