social: mega-tedințe / noul normal – doc

“Ne-am reîntors la normalitatea de a nu cunoaşte viitorul” – DW, 28.12.21
Cât de fericită este omenirea? Sociologi ai Gallup International măsoară fericirea globală în ultimul lor sondaj din acest an. DW a stat de vorbă cu preşedintele Gallup International, Kancho Stoychev, despre rezultate.

Sociologul Jean Viard: „Datorită pandemiei trăim o revoluţie pe care o aşteptam” – RFI, 23.05

Everyone Was Wrong on the Pandemic’s Societal Impact – FP, 18.03
In March 2020, a study asked experts and laypeople for their predictions. Neither group came close to being right.
By Michael Varnum, Cendri Hutcherson, Igor Grossmann


Covid-19 Dealt a Blow to Working Women. Can We Emerge Stronger? – NY Times, 12.20

Generation Z: Building a Better Normal – WundermanThompson, 12.20

  • Over the past five years, generation Z have come into their own. And now, they’re stepping into adulthood amid a global pandemic.
  • But for a generation that has grown up habituated to finding its footing on uneven ground, the pandemic is serving as a lightning rod rather than an agitator, accelerating the cultural metamorphosis that generation Z is so urgently pursuing. This adaptive, innovative, and impassioned generation that is constantly reinventing itself now has the chance to reinvent the world in its image.
  • So what comes next? Generation Z: Building a Better Normal explores how generation Z are rewriting traditional identity narratives, molding new metrics for success and reshaping the boundaries of consumption—all in the pursuit of building a better normal.

Lifestyles after lockdown – report launch event – SITRA, 15.12

  • The COVID-19 health crisis has been a disruption of everyday life in Finland and across the world. While it has caused great damage, could it potentially also generate favourable long-term changes in our behaviour?

The Value of Inclusion for a Post-COVID-19 World – LSE, 27.11

COVID-19 puts societies to the test – The Lancet, 1.05.20

I Have Seen the Future—And It’s Not the Life We Knew – The Atlantic, 1.05.20

  • Cities around the world might slowly be coming back to life, but there’s no going back to “normal.”

Why it will be so hard to return to ‘normal’ – BBC, 24.04.20


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