COVID-19 and the Politics of Crisis

  title={COVID-19 and the Politics of Crisis},
  author={Phillip Y. Lipscy},
  journal={International Organization},
  pages={E98 - E127}
Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity to refocus scholarly attention on the politics of crisis. Crises that abruptly upend political and economic relations are important and increasing in frequency. However, the division of international relations into international political economy (IPE) and international security has contributed to the relative neglect of non-militarized crises like pandemics. Crises are defined by threat, uncertainty, and time pressure: understanding them… 

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