Race/ Ethnicity and COVID-19

Rusi Jaspal, Glynis M. Breakwell

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This entry focuses upon the significance of race and ethnicity in relation to COVID-19 and, in particular, upon the disparities faced during the pandemic by racial and ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Empirical research into physical health; mental health; and engagement in preventive behaviors in the context of COVID-19 is discussed. The entry highlights some of the main social psychological factors that appear to contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in relation to COVID-19.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
EditorsG. Ritzer, C. Rojek, M. Ryan
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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