Stigma, Discrimination, and Hate Crimes in Chinese-Speaking World amid Covid-19 Pandemic

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January 6, 2021


Jianhua Xu, Guyu Sun, Wei Cao, Wenyuan Fan, Zhihao Pan, Zhaoyu Yao and Han Li


This paper investigates the changing targets of stigma from the outbreak of Covid-19 to early April 2020 when China had largely contained the first wave of Covid-19 within its border. The study also found that Africans in China were stigmatized by some Chinese people as the number of cases outside China exceeded those within.



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