Identity, as in identity politics and in the critique of that politics, focuses either upon the affirmation of common identities by groups of mobilizing individuals, or on the deconstruction of these identities as socially constructed and therefore open to refusal. ... Donna Haraways model of the cyborg allows for shifts in frames of comparison that may permit possible identification across species boundaries and the boundaries between human being and machines. ... She has been criticized for implicitly reinstating the mind/body and other dualisms which she began by deconstructing.

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