The Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston invites abstracts for its annual Global Communication Summit. The theme for 2021 is .. Read more COVID-19 and Discourses of Inequality. Although the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a significant global health crisis, discourses about the virus and resulting social distancing measures have exacerbated impacts on the lives of historically marginalized and/or vulnerable populations. Discrimination, underlying economic and structural inequalities, and human rights concerns such as xenophobia, abuse, and violence have unequally heightened the risks to and consequences of COVID-19 for older adults, racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, frontline or essential workers, refugees, migrant workers, prisoners, LGBTQI, and Asians, among others.
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