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  1. I would like to suggest the use of “physical distancing” rather than “social distancing”. As a sociologist I am stunned at the many ways people have overcome social distancing while having to keep a physical distance.

professor patrick kenis
School of Economics and Management
Tilburg University
Tilburg, Netherland

Period4 Apr 2020

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  • TitleLetters to the editor | The Economist
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Economist
    Media typePrint
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date4/04/20
    DescriptionI would like to suggest the use of “physical distancing” rather than “social distancing”. As a sociologist I am stunned at the many ways people have overcome social distancing while having to keep a physical distance.

    professor patrick kenis
    School of Economics and Management
    Tilburg University
    Tilburg, Netherland
    URLhttps://www.economist.com/letters/2020/04/02/letters-to-the-editor
    PersonsPatrick Kenis