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Finally, the status of ethnography as a source of knowledge (epistemology), its methodology and configuration of knowledge as power, are called into question. A66 1990z Arms for the poor [videorecording] / produced, directed & edited by John Ankele & Anne Macksoud. In such an entangled position it makes no sense to separate ones own fate and feelings from the fate and feelings of others. The laborers usually work for very low wages that keep them in poverty.

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