|COOKIES: By using this website you agree that we can place Google Analytics Cookies on your device for performance monitoring.|
Some social logics of sharing: From Web 2.0 to the therapeutic narrative
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Megan Sim.
It is often said that ours is a culture of sharing. To be sure, sharing is the constitutive activity of Web 2.0 and, in this context, refers to practices that are (1) digital by nature, and (2) challenge prevalent perceptions of the proper boundary between the public and the private. But this is not the only sphere of social and communicative action for which sharing is the constitutive activity. I would like to suggest a framework that takes into account two more spheres of sharing: ‘sharing economies,’ both of production and consumption; and intimate interpersonal relationships, where the therapeutic ethos includes a cultural requirement that we share our emotions. Sharing is thus conceptualized as a structural metaphor that enacts values such as equality, mutuality, honesty, openness, empathy, and an ethic of care. Crucially, though, many of these practices of sharing (or should that be ‘sharing’?) take place within the context of commercial enterprises, raising questions of a critical nature.
This talk is part of the Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series series.
This talk is included in these lists:
Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.
Other listsStructural Materials Seminar Series Technology Enterprise Group (TEG) Seminar Series Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series
Other talksCambridge Public Policy Seminar: Title TBC Hybrid Nanomaterial Platforms For Improved Performance In Sensing And Solar Harnessing Flexible Electronics Based On Polycrystalline Silicon And Integration Technologies For Smart Electronic Systems Gestational diseases and disorders in pregnancy: prevention, identification, treatment and control Noiseless Vlasov-Poisson simulations with linearly transformed particles CPP Seminar: Aspirations and the Capability Approach: Implications for Public Policy in Education and Health