Deconstructing the Deconstruction- Postmodernism’s Effect on US Politics

Written by Eric Lough Postmodernism, as it reluctantly likes to be defined as, focuses on the deconstruction of “truths” while trying show the importance of knowledge in power relationships. The goal of the Postmodernists seek to deconstruct society’s labels. Michel Foucalt, 20th century philosopher, the father of postmodernism, emphasized personal identity over societal identity by