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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... for Hwang's team. The patriarchal structure of family, the myth of economic growth, and the restricted activities of feminist organizations are possible contributors to the invisibility of Korean women. On the other hand, in the practices of bodily technologies such as cosmetic surgery and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., and how we define the “normal” human is contentious. The theme of enhancement challenges the boundaries of the normal and the natural. With the application of—and fusion with—technology, bodily functions can improve, be enhanced, or even outperform normal functions. The merging of technology with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... humanization of machines and the dehumanization of humans” ( Dixon 2004: 15 ). The ever-present gap between the bodily movements of humans and robots, and the artificiality of the latter, is used by artists to express their views toward robotics in particular and technology in general. In this line of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ( Butryn 2002 ; Norman and Moola 2011 ; Ryall 2012 )—thus conforming to the model 2 type of criticism here. Among the fair number of cases discussing the entanglement between technology and enhancement in elite sports ( Miah and Eassom 2002 ; Miah 2006 ), doping is a favorite theme in bodily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... as the most recent project in the shaping of modern social and political power through the technologically mediated intersection of the law and the body. Key moments of technopolitical reduction of the physical body—fingerprinting, DNA tests, brain scans, polygraphs, and truth serums—become turning...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akinobu Takabayashi Abstract Modern medicine has developed a number of technologies to observe, diagnose, and intervene in the human body. Medical technologies make bodies visible by number and form. Many historians have studied how such medical technologies as the stethoscope, pulse meter...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mareile Flitsch Knowledge organisation, embodiment of knowledge and knowledge representation are important issues for an anthropology of technology, which seeks to explore the ways in which people find and shape everyday solutions to social and technical challenges. This article discusses the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Harro Maat; Dominic Glover H. Maat Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The Netherlands e-mail: Harro.Maat@wur.nl D. Glover Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Harro Maat; Dominic Glover 30 8 2011 30 8 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 A previous issue of EASTS (volume 5, number 2) presented four articles addressing the theme of rice science, rice technology, and rice societies, using approaches from both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 419–426.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., interdisciplinary paradigm is badly needed for the study of race and its representations in Asia. The three books presented here have opened a new way to reassess race and its differences in culture and society. As STS researchers, we should join this meaningful project and let race or bodily differences become a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... discussions of medical ethics, have been incorporated into the provisions of health care law. Many hospitals have established their own medical ethics committees. Gradually, what began as a concern limited to health care has spread to other areas of science and technology. In spite of all these...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... This paper further aims to deepen our understanding of enhancement technology by showing how the plastic surgery discourse in South Korea demonstrates the permeability of the boundaries between therapy and enhancement, bodily and social enhancement, and the individual and collective body. While the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the war against crime and terrorism trump individual rights and legal principles such as privacy, bodily integrity, proportionality, presumption of innocence. and onus of proof. 23 11 2012 28 8 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Communitarianism liberalism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... technological artifact. Specifically, this article focuses on a singular form of comparison, plastic comparison : comparison both shaping things and shaped by things. AIBO had been designed and understood by comparing the device with various existing entities: a technologically sophisticated machine, a pet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... early twentieth-century Japan via a variety of bodily technologies that incorporated both Japanese and Western values and practices. The case of the seeming replacement of utsu (constraint), a traditional emotion-related medical concept, by a more biomedical idea of neurasthenia during the same period...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Chinese society probably explain the frequent association of the disease with bodily experiences. However, besides Chinese traditional medicine and modern biomedical sciences, other technologies of self have been used to combat this “disease of civilization.” The so-called psy disciplines (psychiatry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... study of the complex relations between technology and social life in a Chinese rural setting and to explore the logic and dynamics whereby rural populations confront and integrate new technical products into their everyday life. This paper is divided into three main parts: following the introduction on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Choong-Hwan Park The peasantry is probably the last social category that researchers of technology and society readily associate with the use of high technologies such as the Internet. But in China recently, tens of thousands of peasant entrepreneurs, engaged in a unique form of rural tourism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... niches of society that offer a cure for bodily ailments but also in respect of those that—in accordance with the way Cartesian dualism has divided health care—are increasingly consumed as aspects of preventive medicine, namely taijiquan , and qigong . 1 7 2008 10 3 2009 © National...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... reads through touch, that is, a contact in which the bodily qualities of doctor and patient resonate together, traditionalists think of themselves not as operators of technologically proven best practices but as embodiments of good medicine in a changing world of medical challenges, or even medical...