Signifies a break, offers good compare and contrast work very well with other theories. M modern m independent, not dependent on men. Post-modernism is a critique of modernism but not a regression of traditional values. Human are rational, self interested with stable and coherent identities. Post modernis say human nature have no fixed nature. Humans are born in a web of linguistic, cultural and social realtions. Humans are fluid, ever changing and contradictory. Human have several identities they contradict each other. We have different seleves they don"t always want the same thing. We all introduce ourseleve through sign and symbols. A sign is anything an individual can attach meaning, significant. We have a role if perpetuating it, we can confirm to status quo. We become agent of our own gender identity: gender identities through difference: we distinguish our difference from others. Who is a woman: matter of representation, roles that are script and then we learn them.