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Title: Coping of Chinese Citizens Living in Spain during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons for Personal Well-Being and Social Cohesion
Author: Guo, Mengna
Joanpere, Mar
Pulido, Cristina
Padrós, Maria
Keywords: COVID-19
Benestar
Xinesos
Aprenentatge social
Integració social
Espanya
COVID-19
Well-being
Chinese
Social learning
Social integration
Spain
Issue Date: 25-Sep-2020
Publisher: MDPI
Abstract: Chinese citizens in China were the first affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Nevertheless, the disease rapidly spread around the world, leading to the worst pandemic experienced in modern societies. Spain has become one of the countries more severely affected by it, while having a large Chinese community. This study aims to explore the perception of Chinese citizens living in Spain regarding the outbreak in their host country. Communicative interviews were conducted with ten Chinese men and women who had been living in Spain for at least five years. Results show cultural differences in the coping strategies of the Chinese as a response to the pandemic, which differ from those observed by the participants in their fellow Spanish citizens. These findings unveil the potential of integrating the cultural knowledge and coping strategies of migrant groups in the host communities in managing a pandemic, as well as the negative outcomes for social cohesion and well-being from new racism emerging in the context of COVID-19.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197949
It is part of: Sustainability, 2020, vol. 12, num. 19, p. 7949
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/174494
Related resource: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197949
ISSN: 2071-1050
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