Wolny przepływ towarów i (u)sług. multikulturalizm a wielokulturowość w wyobrażeniach o swojskości i przydatności społecznej oraz legitymizacji kulturowej w kontekście aksjologii ekonomicznej
FREE MOVEMENT OF GOODS AND SERVANTS. MULTICULTURALISM AND MULTICULTURALITY IN IMAGINARIES OF SOCIAL FAMILIARITY AND UTILITY, AND CULTURAL LEGITIMISATION IN THE CONTEXT OF ECONOMICAL AXIOLOGY
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In this essay I am refecting on the overwhelmingly economic character of values and imaginaries demonstrated in the context of acceptance or rejection of the Cultural Others – ethnic minorities members and migrants – in the contemporary societies of nation-states declaring (or, like Poland, implicitly performing) the multiculturalistic attitudes. I indicate that in these countries two rules – of imagined familiarity and imagined utility, both in the sauce of economic axiology – are being used in the contemporary public discourse as an articulation of the existence legitimacy for those who may be indicated and labelled as somehow diferent and specifcally “non-native”. I argue that these imaginaries and increasingly economic grounds of group, as well as individual, meaning and worth assessment are also a justifcation of the social groups uneven treatment in spite of ofcial recognising the anti-discriminatory and multiculturalistic rules. Te Polish afrmative action addressed to the natives is given here as an example of carelessness and negligence in law establishing - bearing in mind the genesis of Poland’s relative ethno-cultural homogeneity and democracy - that may occur very troublesome in the context of growing multiculturality.
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