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Facing down the pandemic in an unequal world
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Nicolette Bethel
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Nassau, Bahamas
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COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Bahamas
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Bahamas
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Nicolette Bethel, Social Sciences

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Research Edge Working Paper Series, no. 40 p. 1 University of The Bahamas RESEARCH EDGE FACING DOWN THE PANDEMIC IN AN UNEQUAL WORLD. Nicolette Bethel , Ph.D. Associate Professor Social Sciences University of T he Bahamas , Nassau, The Bahamas Email: nicolette.bethel@ub.edu.bs Working Paper Series No. 40 , April 20 20

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Research Edge Working Paper Series, no. 40 p. 2 University of The Bahamas The Office of Graduate Studies and Research of the University of The Bahamas publishes RESEARCH EDGE Working Paper Series electronically. © Copyright is held by the author or authors of each Working Paper. RESEARCH EDGE Working Paper Series cannot be republished, reprinted or reproduced in any format without the permission or authors. Note: The views expressed in each paper are those of the author or authors of the paper. They do not represent the views of the Office of Graduate Studies and Research and University of The Bahamas. Compiled and edited by: Dr. Vikneswaran Nair Dr. Earla Carey Baines Virginia Ballance Office of Graduate Studies and Research University of The Bahamas University Drive P.O. Box N 4912, Nassau, The Bahamas Tel: (242) 397 2601/2602 E mail: research@ub.edu.bs

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Research Edge Working Paper Series, no. 40 p. 3 University of The Bahamas FACING DOWN TH E PANDEMIC IN AN UNEQUAL WORLD. Nicolette Bethel, Ph.D. Associate Professor Social Sciences University of T he Bahamas , Nassau, The Bahamas Email: nicolette.bethel@ub.edu.bs EXTENDED ABSTRACT Problem Statement This presentation was based on a blog post from April 2020. It is not a formal research paper . It draws upon previous research I conducted into Bahamian national identity (PhD research, 1994 1999, dissertation submitted in 2000), sustainable development (Sustainable Exuma Project 2013 2016), spatial justice (2015 present) and democracy and equality (2017 present). Purpose The post i (Blogworld, April 15, 2020, https://nicobethel.com/nicobethel blogworld/facing down the pandemic in an unequal world) , is the second of two blog posts about the COVID 19 pandemic, the first entitl the lockdown on different sectors of society and offers criticism to the government for not drawing upon social scientists as they designed the response to COVID 19. Refe rences The blog post does not make specific references to peer reviewed research, but the list of sources it draws upon is below. (Bethel , 2000, 2008; Bethell Bennett, 2016) (Bethel, 2013, 2015; Soja, 2010) Bethel, N. (2000). Navigations: The fluidity of national identity i n the postcolonial Bahamas . University of Cambridge. Bethel, N. (2008). Engendering The Bahamas: A Gendered Examination of Bahamian Nation Making, or National Identity and Gender in the Bahamian Context. The International Journal of Bahamian Studies , 12 (0) , 72 84. Retrieved from http://journals.sfu.ca/cob/index.php/files/article/view/54 Bethel, N. (2013, June). Humanity, space and nation: The aesthetics of governance in a post slave world. Nassau, The Bahamas. Bethel, N. (2015). Toward the Federal Republic of The Bahamas: Inscribing the path to development. Nassau, The Bahamas. Bethell Bennett, I. (2016). In the Shadows of Violence and Trauma: The State, Post Slavery Trauma and Neoliberal Racial Constructs and Violence in The Bahamas. In W. J. Fielding, V. C . F. Ballance, & I. G. Strachan (Eds.), Violence in The Bahamas (pp. 1 21). Nassau, Bahamas: University of The Bahamas. Soja, E. W. (2010). Seeking Spatial Justice (1st ed.). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

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Research Edge Working Paper Series, no. 40 p. 5 University of The Bahamas CORRESPONDING RESEARCHER BRIEF BIODATA Nicolette Bethel , Ph.D . Associate Professor Social Sciences University of T he Bahamas Email: n icolette.bethel@ub.edu.bs N icolette Bethel holds a BA (Hons) in Literature and French from the University of Toronto and an MPhil and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. She is Chair of Social Sciences at University of The Bahamas.