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Our Crisis Fatigue Crisis and the Politics of Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Social Science Space

Not only is he experiencing exasperated frustration, but he's touching his face.
The new coronavirus pandemic is affecting our daily lives in many unexpected ways. We are particularly trying to understand why some people are not heeding official advice about social isolation. I believe this relates to a particular kind of political malady that has been emerging in recent years - something we might call “crisis fatigue.”
After two decades that have almost been defined by wave upon wave of crises, it's possible that the public has simply become immune to warnings from politicians and...
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