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Ethnography as Gift Exchange

A critical workshop recapitulation Zainabu Jallo Sheldon: Wait! You bought me a present?Penny: Uh-huh.Sheldon: Why would you do such a thing?Penny: I don’t know. ‘Cause it’s Christmas?Sheldon: Oh, Penny. I know you think you’re being generous, but the foundation of gift-giving is reciprocity. You…