Pandemic Deepens Social and Political Cleavages

Social Europe, 2020

3 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2020

Date Written: June 22, 2020


The coronavirus crisis has inflamed cleavages in democratic societies which will be difficult to heal.

Keywords: coronavirus, cleavages, race, Europe

Suggested Citation

Taylor, Rosemary C.R. and Hall, Peter A., Pandemic Deepens Social and Political Cleavages (June 22, 2020). Social Europe, 2020, Available at SSRN: or

Rosemary C.R. Taylor (Contact Author)

Tufts University ( email )

111B Eaton Hall
Dept. of Sociology, 5 The Green
Medford, MA 02155
United States

Peter A. Hall

Harvard University ( email )

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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