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By Margret Grebowicz,Helen Merrick,Donna Haraway

ISBN-10: 023114928X

ISBN-13: 9780231149280

ISBN-10: 0231149298

ISBN-13: 9780231149297

Feminist theorist and thinker Donna Haraway has considerably impacted concept on technological know-how, cyberculture, the surroundings, animals, and social kinfolk. This long-overdue quantity explores her impact on feminist concept and philosophy, paying specific recognition to her more moderen paintings on better half species, instead of her “Manifesto for Cyborgs.”

Margret Grebowicz and Helen Merrick argue that the continued fascination with, and re-production of, the cyborg has overshadowed Haraway’s broad physique of labor in ways in which run counter to her personal transdisciplinary practices. Sparked through their very own own “adventures” with Haraway’s paintings, the authors supply readings of her texts framed through a chain of theoretical and political views: feminist materialism, perspective epistemology, radical democratic concept, queer idea, or even technology fiction. They situate Haraway’s serious storytelling and “risky studying” practices as sorts of feminist method and realize her passionate engagement with “naturecultures” because the theoretical center using her paintings. Chapters situate Haraway as critic, theorist, biologist, feminist, historian, and slapstick comedian, exploring the whole diversity of her identities and reflecting her dedication to embodying all of those modes simultaneously.

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