Articles by: Masoud Kianpour

Author Biography:

Masoud Kianpour is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Isfahan (Iran) and Associate Member at the Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University. 

The Old Social Virus: Racism and Social Distancing of Ethnic Minorities

Eventually, we trust, the virulence of the pandemic will recede, and the social-distancing measures associated with it will ease too. But what will happen to those disadvantaged groups whose public life is threatened not by an easily transferable, invisible freak virus but rather the older tenacious social contagion called racism?