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Ep. 4 – COVID-19 and Liquid Modernity (Doyle and Conboy 2020)

If the 1918 pandemic was the pandemic of solid modernity, then the 2020 pandemic is the pandemic of liquid modernity. What does this mean for us and our relationship with IS?

Today’s paper: Doyle R. & Conboy, K. (2020), ‘The role of IS in the covid-19 pandemic: A liquid-modern perspective’, International Journal of Information Management.

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