52 / 2020
Martina Bofulin

Chinese Migrants and COVID-19: Mobility and Exclusion in the Time of Pandemic

The article analyzes the practices of exclusion and discrimination against Chinese migrants in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights the mechanisms of exclusion towards Chinese migrants in the countries of settlement, the country of origin and their transnational communities as well as the resistance to discrimination. The author connects these practices to specific sets of mobility imaginaries and speculates about the effects of such exclusions in rearranging the relationship between the conceptual pair “migrant–citizen”. 
KEYWORDS: Chinese migration, COVID-19, pandemic, discrimination, racism

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