Covid-19 Pandemic Problems Arising in Health and Social Policy

This book presents an overview of social problems and health problems that arose out of, or were flared up by, the global COVID-19 pandemic. It addresses most vital problems in developed and developing countries from literally around the world, by top country experts in their respective fields of st...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Aspalter, Christian (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introductory and Overarching Theory Part
  • Introduction
  • The Global Inequality Explosion Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Theme Chapters on Social Problems Raised by the Pandemic
  • Socio-Economic and Geographic Inequality of Effects of the Pandemic
  • Failure of Government Response to Ethnic Minorities: The Case of Australian Aboriginal Communities
  • Aging and Long-Term Care Problems During the Pandemic
  • Economic Problems Caused by the Pandemic—The Case of a Developing Country: India
  • Comparing Social Policy Responses Between Separate Crises: Taking the Case of Indonesia
  • Country Case Study Chapters on the Pandemic Itself (With an Additional Focal Point One Particular Social Problem)
  • The Pandemic in the United Kingdom: With Special Reference to Rising Mental Health Problems
  • The Pandemic in the United States: With Special Reference to Rising ‘Deaths of Despair’
  • The Pandemic in Australia: With Special Reference to Suicide in Aboriginal Communities
  • The Pandemic in Mainland China: With Special Reference to Rising Relative Poverty
  • The Pandemic in Taiwan: With Special Reference to Elderly People’s Problems
  • The Pandemic in Thailand: With Special Reference to Informal Workers’ Problems
  • The Pandemic in Brazil: With Special Reference to Unemployment
  • The Pandemic in Spain: With Special Reference to Child Depriviation
  • The Pandemic in Italy: With Special Reference to Women’s and Families’ Conditions
  • The Pandemic in Greece: With Special Reference to Women’s Employment
  • The Pandemic in Austria: With Special Reference to Migrant Care Workers’ Problems
  • Concluding Part
  • Conclusions