COVID-19 in South Asia: Society, Economics and Politics

Manhal Ali (Editor), Rakib Akhtar (Editor), Mohammad Tarikul Islam (Editor)

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This book studies the impact of COVID-19 in South Asia. With case studies from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, the volume assesses the long-term effects of COVID on the countries’ political economy, public health, education, and society and offers recommendations for creating a more robust and resilient society for South Asian countries in response to the threat of future pandemics. The authors also make suggestions for shared policy goals, identifying smart strategies, and aligning policy instruments into short and long-term policy decisions to address wider societal issues of economy, migration, refugees, and averting the threats of extremism.

Topical and comprehensive, this book will be indispensable for scholars and researchers of sociology, medical sociology, political sociology, social anthropology, South Asian studies, public policy, political economy, and political studies.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages210
ISBN (Print)9781032206639
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2023

Bibliographical note

Not yet published as of 15/03/2024. Expected publication date: 29/04/2024.


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