The Covid-19 Pandemic: Narratives of Informal Women Workers in Indian Punjab

Nadia Singh*, Areet Kaur

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COVID-19 is a health pandemic which has afflicted 216 regions of the world and caused more than 3.3 million deaths till date. Simultaneously, the countrywide lockdowns and quarantine measures implemented to control the spread of the virus have resulted in a host of negative socio-economic repercussions including heightened economic vulnerability, business closures and increased health risks for the most marginalised groups in society.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Political Economy of Post-Covid Life and Work in the Global South
Subtitle of host publicationPandemic and Precarity
EditorsSandya Hewamanne, Smytta Yadav
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)9783030932282
ISBN (Print)9783030932275, 9783030932305
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2022

Publication series

NameInternational Political Economy Series
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISSN (Print)2662-2483
ISSN (Electronic)2662-2491

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