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Chapter 2 explores often-used metaphors that a researcher is a research tool in ethnography. This analogy highlights the crucial role of the person doing the research, not the procedure or specific techniques. Indeed, ethnography engages the whole person, with her emotions, body, imagination, and often private social relations. The chapter shows how these elements are used in knowledge production. The authors also describe the challenges and opportunities of such a holistic method.

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