you need to read these two ethnograhies and then start this essay topic.
1.Levi Strauss, Claude. 1961 Tristes Tropiques trans. John Russell, New York: Criterion. https://archive.org/details/tristestropiques000177mbp (You might want to purchase a different edition. This one is free from the OAP of books past copyright, which is found at Archive.org)
2.Tsing, Anna 2004. Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection. Princeton: Princeton University Press.