Published: Marta Soligo and Josiah Kidwell

Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) and Josiah Kidwell (Sociology) published two chapters in the academic eBook COVID-19: Sociological Scenarios. Soligo’s chapter (in Italian), “The Sociology of Tourism and COVID-19: The Case of Las Vegas,” is a sociological analysis of the effects of the pandemic on tourism, especially in Las Vegas. Kidwell’s chapter, titled “Religion During COVID-19: Technology, Risk, and Spirituality,” investigates the influence of the pandemic on the mediation of religious practices.

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