So, in whatever way a text is written, a part of its information is not explicit. Abu-Lughod, Representation only gains the meaning of representation through interpretation.
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Maybe the aim of ethnography is not only to give more voice to the subject, but to give adequate voice to both ethnographer and subject. Therefore it seems that the only way anthropology can work is to look at the Other.
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