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The Haraway Reader

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The Haraway Reader brings together a generous selection of Donna Haraway's work, she is one of our keenest observers of nature, science, and the social world and this volume is ideal introduction to her thought.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge (first published October 15th 2003)
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Jessica Zu
Aug 04, 2011 Jessica Zu rated it it was amazing
Donna Haraway is said to be one of the hardes to read. I don't agree. She is not easy to read, but her writing is so full of wit, info and wisdom :) I totally love the way she play with words in serious writings. Life is too short to NOT full around :) I love her writing style, the way she takes up issues in moder biology and biotech, the angles and positions she stands and the unique perspectives she illuminate from her point of view. I know she is hard to imitate. Nonetheless, I"d love to be a ...more
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I might as well just go ahead and rate it, even though I think I will have to read it three times through before I understand it well enough to give you a synopsis :) Dense as dense, but so, so brilliant.
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These seminal essays by Donna Haraway are the "easiest" to understand (though Haraway is never really precise) as she mentions in the book. These thought provoking and informative essays explore feminist techno-science studies that bring up questions we have not yet answered. I'm still thinking these over, and I know I will have to revisit this book again for meaning, and depth.
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Donna Jeanne Haraway is the chair of the History of Consciousness program at the University of California Santa Cruz. She writes and lectures on techno-science and feminist theory. Haraway is famous for her 1991 essay A Cyborg Manifesto .
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