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How auticrats cope with the corona challenge


Weiss, Daniel (2022). How auticrats cope with the corona challenge. In: Musolff, Andreas; Breeze, Ruth; Vilar-Lluch, Sara; Kondo, Kayo. Pandemic and crisis discourse. London: Bllomsbury, 61-78.

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Daniel Weiss, University of Zurich Народ России ищет больного китайца чтобы чихнул в госдуме за большое вознаграждение The Russian people seek to hire an infected Chinese to sneeze in the State Duma. High remuneration Political strategies against the Covid-19 challenge vary according to two super-parameters: time and space. The most salient pattern of temporal variation consists in the transition from an initial denial of any threat to its full recognition. Within the second phase, however, one most often observes a stop-and-go tactic: after a more or less rigorous lockdown, most sectors of the economy are conceded more freedom (again to a varying extent) , which eventually produces a comeback of the disease, thus triggering new restrictions including even a second partial lockdown. This is what currently occurs in most European countries, where a second wave of the disease makes itself felt. Elsewhere the first wave still continues to rage, to mention...

Abstract

Daniel Weiss, University of Zurich Народ России ищет больного китайца чтобы чихнул в госдуме за большое вознаграждение The Russian people seek to hire an infected Chinese to sneeze in the State Duma. High remuneration Political strategies against the Covid-19 challenge vary according to two super-parameters: time and space. The most salient pattern of temporal variation consists in the transition from an initial denial of any threat to its full recognition. Within the second phase, however, one most often observes a stop-and-go tactic: after a more or less rigorous lockdown, most sectors of the economy are conceded more freedom (again to a varying extent) , which eventually produces a comeback of the disease, thus triggering new restrictions including even a second partial lockdown. This is what currently occurs in most European countries, where a second wave of the disease makes itself felt. Elsewhere the first wave still continues to rage, to mention...

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Other titles:Chapter 4. How autocrats cope with the corona challenge: Belarus vs. Russia
Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Slavonic Studies
06 Faculty of Arts > Zurich Center for Linguistics
Dewey Decimal Classification:490 Other languages
410 Linguistics
Uncontrolled Keywords:Corona pandemic, crisis management, communicative strategies, Belarus, Russia, Lukashenko, Putin
Language:English
Date:February 2022
Deposited On:08 Feb 2022 16:17
Last Modified:18 Jun 2024 03:39
Publisher:Bllomsbury
ISBN:978-1-3502-3269-3
Additional Information:eBook: 978-1-3502-3271-6 ePDF: 978-1-3502-3270-9
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350232730.ch-004
  • Content: Accepted Version
  • Description: Buchkapitel