The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has taken a heavy toll on human life around the globe. It has put enormous pressure on the economic growth of many countries including Bangladesh. Alongside various health impacts of Covid-19, job cuts, unemployment, financial crises etc., challenges in attaining sustainable goals also became a key issue for the country. We persevered and adapted to face new challenges like lifestyle changes, transformation in the educational institution and job sectors despite all the negative repercussions of the pandemic which outlived the pandemic itself. This book addresses all major areas that Covid-19 has affected and it analyses the coping strategies. The book will be a good resource for students, academics and laymen to understand the challenges and opportunities of living life during the pandemic.
Bulbul Siddiqi is an Associate Professor in Anthropology and Sociology at the Department of
Political Science and Sociology at North South University, Bangladesh. He published books and
journals from reputed publishers at home and abroad. He is researching several areas of the
Rohingya Crisis, Madrasa Education and Social Changes, Violent Extremism Narratives, and
Religious Pluralism and Tolerance.
Ishrat Zakia Sultana teaches Sociology at North South University, Bangladesh. Her research
interests include refugees, citizenship, identity, children, policy, and Asia. Before doing her PhD
in Canada, Ishrat worked in the government and with FAO, UNDP and UNICEF Bangladesh,
offering technical and strategic advice to government and development partners.
Sk. Tawfique M Haque is a Public Policy and Governance Professor and Chair of the
Department of Political Science and Sociology of North South University (NSU), Dhaka,
Bangladesh. He is also the Director of the South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance
(SIPG) and Center for Peace Studies (CPS) at NSU. He has published journal articles, books, and
chapters from reputable international publishing houses.