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Pandemic, states and societies in the Asia-Pacific, 2020-2021, responding to COVID, edited by Charles Hawksley and Nichole Georgeou

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- List of Editors -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Pandemic, States and Societies in the Asia-Pacific 2020-2021: Responding to COVID -- Introduction -- A survey of COVID in the Asia-Pacific -- COVID-19: the global context -- COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific -- Book structure -- References -- Chapter 2: Indonesia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: From herbal cure-alls to a science-based response -- Background -- COVID in Indonesia -- Counting COVID cases -- Local initiatives against COVID -- Impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic on Indonesian civil society -- Family finances and employment -- Social assistance -- Schooling -- Healthcare -- Mental health -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3: Pandemic, migrant workers, and the economy of Bangladesh -- Introduction -- Economic structure -- History of migrant workers and remittance flows to Bangladesh -- Destination countries and the skill composition of the migrant workers -- COVID-19 and Bangladesh economy -- Impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers -- Government policies, support, and recovery -- Government stimulus packages and policies -- Support provided to migrant workers -- Support provided by local NGOs and international organisations -- Bangladesh economic recovery in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 -- Discussion and policy recommendations -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Japan: Moralised politics in countering COVID-19 -- Introduction -- Japan's response to COVID-19 -- Legal basis and administrative organisation to counter COVID-19 -- A slow and cautious start in 2020 -- Tighter COVID-19 measures in 2021 -- Government's appeals for preventive measures and voluntary restraint (Jishuku, 粛)
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non fiction
1st ed.
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1 online resource (242 pages)
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