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In chapter ten, Shankar explores questions of primitive accumulation, economic mobility, and the contradictions of aspiration in the aftermath of the death of fieldworker Manoj's father. Manoj's father was a farmer whose death reflects the tragic phenomenon of farmers' suicide in India. Surprisingly, Manoj's attempts at reweaving life after a tragic loss also reveal some of the contradictions associated with fieldworker imaginaries of mobility through the NGO.

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