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5. Diminishing Constructions: The Work of Exposure in Pandemic Times

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Abstract

Across the world, the coronavirus pandemic has brought the concept of exposure to the forefront of our everyday and political awareness. The air that we breathe in and out, the surfaces that we touch, and the spaces that we share have all become sites of anxious reflection and intervention. These concerns have become especially pressing in the realm of work, where the necessity of earning a livelihood forces workers to cede varying levels of control over whom they come in contact with and how.
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For ease of reading, I have only included diacritics in the first use of Hindi.
 
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Metadata
Title
Diminishing Constructions: The Work of Exposure in Pandemic Times
Author
Adam Sargent
Copyright Year
2022
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-93228-2_5

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