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By Crista M. Lebens
Any concept incorporating 'identity' as a relevant inspiration needs to reply to the criticisms of id posed via postmodernists. For feminist theorists, the main entire articulation of such criticisms has been built by means of Judith Butler. Butler specializes in gender id on the point of subjectivity, how the person is built as a gendered being. The notion of subjectivity Butler criticizes is person who legitimates the social order through overlaying the ability dynamics inquisitive about the contruction of subjects.
In this dissertation, I argue that the contstruction of subjectivity built by way of Maria Lugones engages the criticisms of id raised by way of Judith Butler. additionally, mestiza, or multiplicitous subjectivity, on Lugones' account, may be the root for political motion.
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