Donna Haraway's work has transformed the fields of cyberculture, feminist studies, and the history of science and technology. Her subjects range from animal dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History to research in transgenic mice, from gender in the laboratory to the nature of the cyborg. Trained as an historian of science, she has produced a series of books and essays that have become essential reading in cultural studies, gender studies, and the history of science. The Haraway Reader brings together a generous selection of Donna Harraway's work. Included is her 'Manifesto for Cyborgs' in which she famously wrote that she "would rather be a cyborg than a goddess". Other selections are taken from her three major works, Primate Visions, Modest Witness and Cyborgs and Women, as well as some of her more recent writing on animals. For readers in cultural studies, feminist theory, science studies, and cyberculture, Donna Haraway is one of our keenest observers of nature, science, and the social world. This volume is best introduction to her thought. Donna Haraway's work has transformed the fields of cyberculture, feminist studies, and the history of science and technology.
Her subjects range from animal dioramas in the American Museum of Natural
Donna Haraway is Professor of the History of Consciousness at the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is the author of several books, including Primate Visions, Simians, Cyborgs and Women, Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan(c)_Meets_Oncou s and (with Thyrza Goodeve) How Like a Leaf, all published by Routledge. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA.