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Nordqvist, Cecilia, Alessandra Minissale, and Stina Bergman Blix: Emotional Community and Estrangement in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Collaborative Auto-Ethnographic Approach. In: Transcending Crisis by Attending to Care, Emotion, and Flourishing. London: Routledge, p. 119-143.

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