THE CITY AFTER THE PANDEMIC: THE NEW NORMAL CITY PERCEPTION IN THE LAKES REGION SAMPLE


NEGİZ N. , Savas Yavuzcehre P.

JOURNAL OF MEHMET AKIF ERSOY UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES FACULTY, vol.8, no.3, pp.1637-1657, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.30798/makuiibf.912244
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEHMET AKIF ERSOY UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES FACULTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1637-1657
  • Keywords: Pandemic, Covid-19, City, New Normal City, Lakes Region

Abstract

Outbreaks have been seen throughout history. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused serious material and moral losses to the whole world, last year. The pandemic has started a new era in all our social, economic, health etc. life practices. This period, referred to as "New Normal", mobilized different dynamics in every field. The Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably opened a new era in cities. The aim of the study is to discuss the effects of the pandemic on the cities, to define the new normal city, to reveal how the citizens perceive, define and expect the new normal city. The scope of the study is epidemics and cities. It was supported by the results of a comprehensive field study conducted in 4 cities in the Lakes Region. After all, the definitions of the respondents for the new normal city are as follows: i) City before Covid-19, ii) Uncertain / hopeless city, iii) Socially distant city, iv) Clean orderly less dense city, v) Restricted safe controlled city and vi) City conscious of the new normal.