Cosmopolitan encounters

reflexive engagements and the ethics of sharing

Stefanie Plage , Indigo Willing, Ian Woodward, Zlatko Skrbis

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Resumé

This study contributes to the growing research on everyday cosmopolitanism in diverse societies. We employ a cosmopolitan encounters framework to explore the reflexive openness people perform and the ethical reasoning they draw on to get along with each other. In particular, we look beyond pleasurable cosmopolitan pursuits to consider encounters that cause frictions or require notable efforts to bridge differences as an occasion for cosmopolitan conviviality. Based on qualitative interviews conducted in Australia, we aim to sharpen the demarcation between cosmopolitan encounters and those in which diversity is strategically negotiated by enacting practices of civility. We argue that cosmopolitanism emerges from interactions in encounters between individuals when they reflect on their positionality within unequal power relationships and their actions are guided by a cosmopolitan ethics. The ethical framework we propose is grounded in reflexive acts of sharing going beyond notions of giving and performing hospitality within a host/guest dyad.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftEthnic and Racial Studies
Vol/bind40
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)4-23
ISSN0141-9870
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

Fingeraftryk

cosmopolitanism
moral philosophy
qualitative interview
dyad
cause
interaction
society

Citer dette

Plage , Stefanie ; Willing, Indigo ; Woodward, Ian ; Skrbis , Zlatko . / Cosmopolitan encounters : reflexive engagements and the ethics of sharing. I: Ethnic and Racial Studies. 2017 ; Bind 40, Nr. 1. s. 4-23.
@article{3a44708ab8cb41c88534b22f0bc58796,
title = "Cosmopolitan encounters: reflexive engagements and the ethics of sharing",
abstract = "This study contributes to the growing research on everyday cosmopolitanism in diverse societies. We employ a cosmopolitan encounters framework to explore the reflexive openness people perform and the ethical reasoning they draw on to get along with each other. In particular, we look beyond pleasurable cosmopolitan pursuits to consider encounters that cause frictions or require notable efforts to bridge differences as an occasion for cosmopolitan conviviality. Based on qualitative interviews conducted in Australia, we aim to sharpen the demarcation between cosmopolitan encounters and those in which diversity is strategically negotiated by enacting practices of civility. We argue that cosmopolitanism emerges from interactions in encounters between individuals when they reflect on their positionality within unequal power relationships and their actions are guided by a cosmopolitan ethics. The ethical framework we propose is grounded in reflexive acts of sharing going beyond notions of giving and performing hospitality within a host/guest dyad.",
keywords = "Cosmopolitanism, Intercultural communication, intercultural competencies, sharing , Ethics, Cultural diversity",
author = "Stefanie Plage and Indigo Willing and Ian Woodward and Zlatko Skrbis",
year = "2017",
doi = "10.1080/01419870.2016.1178788",
language = "English",
volume = "40",
pages = "4--23",
journal = "Ethnic and Racial Studies",
issn = "0141-9870",
publisher = "Heinemann",
number = "1",

}

Cosmopolitan encounters : reflexive engagements and the ethics of sharing. / Plage , Stefanie ; Willing, Indigo ; Woodward, Ian; Skrbis , Zlatko .

I: Ethnic and Racial Studies, Bind 40, Nr. 1, 2017, s. 4-23.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

TY - JOUR

T1 - Cosmopolitan encounters

T2 - reflexive engagements and the ethics of sharing

AU - Plage , Stefanie

AU - Willing, Indigo

AU - Woodward, Ian

AU - Skrbis , Zlatko

PY - 2017

Y1 - 2017

N2 - This study contributes to the growing research on everyday cosmopolitanism in diverse societies. We employ a cosmopolitan encounters framework to explore the reflexive openness people perform and the ethical reasoning they draw on to get along with each other. In particular, we look beyond pleasurable cosmopolitan pursuits to consider encounters that cause frictions or require notable efforts to bridge differences as an occasion for cosmopolitan conviviality. Based on qualitative interviews conducted in Australia, we aim to sharpen the demarcation between cosmopolitan encounters and those in which diversity is strategically negotiated by enacting practices of civility. We argue that cosmopolitanism emerges from interactions in encounters between individuals when they reflect on their positionality within unequal power relationships and their actions are guided by a cosmopolitan ethics. The ethical framework we propose is grounded in reflexive acts of sharing going beyond notions of giving and performing hospitality within a host/guest dyad.

AB - This study contributes to the growing research on everyday cosmopolitanism in diverse societies. We employ a cosmopolitan encounters framework to explore the reflexive openness people perform and the ethical reasoning they draw on to get along with each other. In particular, we look beyond pleasurable cosmopolitan pursuits to consider encounters that cause frictions or require notable efforts to bridge differences as an occasion for cosmopolitan conviviality. Based on qualitative interviews conducted in Australia, we aim to sharpen the demarcation between cosmopolitan encounters and those in which diversity is strategically negotiated by enacting practices of civility. We argue that cosmopolitanism emerges from interactions in encounters between individuals when they reflect on their positionality within unequal power relationships and their actions are guided by a cosmopolitan ethics. The ethical framework we propose is grounded in reflexive acts of sharing going beyond notions of giving and performing hospitality within a host/guest dyad.

KW - Cosmopolitanism

KW - Intercultural communication

KW - intercultural competencies

KW - sharing

KW - Ethics

KW - Cultural diversity

U2 - 10.1080/01419870.2016.1178788

DO - 10.1080/01419870.2016.1178788

M3 - Journal article

VL - 40

SP - 4

EP - 23

JO - Ethnic and Racial Studies

JF - Ethnic and Racial Studies

SN - 0141-9870

IS - 1

ER -