The Covid-19 pandemic has upended life globally and turned the spotlight on the inadequacies of political systems and their infrastructural capacities to deal with the social fallout. Flaunting borders and checkpoints, the virus has been described as the great equalizer. However, the toll has been borne disproportionately by people of color, immigrants and the poor. The pandemic has exposed the fault lines of societies, exacerbated inequalities and gendered injustices are being reproduced in new registers and configurations. For feminist scholars committed to a politics of decoloniality, the critical task of unravelling a radically altered global environment requires a recalibrated re-turn to the framework of the transnational.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Gender Studies
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts