By Crista M. Lebens

Any idea incorporating 'identity' as a significant thought needs to reply to the criticisms of id posed through postmodernists. For feminist theorists, the main entire articulation of such criticisms has been constructed through 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 via overlaying the facility dynamics interested by the contruction of subjects.
In this dissertation, I argue that the contstruction of subjectivity constructed through Maria Lugones engages the criticisms of identification raised by way of Judith Butler. additionally, mestiza, or multiplicitous subjectivity, on Lugones' account, will be the root for political motion.

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