DOI :10.26650/B/SS46.2020.006.10   IUP :10.26650/B/SS46.2020.006.10    Tam Metin (PDF)

The Pros and Cons of Living in a Global City During a Pandemic: The Covid-19 Experience of Istanbul

Özgür SayınVeysel Bozkurt

Living in a global city during a pandemic is somewhat different from living in other cities. Based on this hypothesis, this empirical paper reports on a wide-ranging survey to provide a comprehensive analysis of the diversified impacts of the coronavirus on global city dwellers. To this end, it examines the social, economic, and psychological changes that the residents of Istanbul, the global city of Turkey, have experienced during the pandemic, and how these experiences differ from the remainder of the country. On a national scale, the findings indicate that the effects of coronavirus have been more deeply felt in Istanbul than in other cities. On a local scale, strong evidence indicates that poorer, lower educated Istanbulites have been more exposed to the negative impacts of the pandemic than other inhabitants of the city

Anahtar Kelimeler: Pandemicglobal citiesIstanbul


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