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resource

an input (e.g. raw material, people, machinery) which is combined with other inputs to supply a good or service.
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It is not lyric epistemological foundationalism, challenging enlightenment, on that score, but an account of everyday resourcelessness talking to children.
As Gail Omvedt writes, "The basic economic dependence of women, their propertylessness and resourcelessness renders them fearfully weak in standing up and challenging the violence and power that is used against them in society" [National Law School Journal 1993:120]
As to the resourcelessness of the faculty member, this is the second factor that disrupts interaction in the classroom; as there is no learning without interaction.