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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2019
... and contraception in modern China, but that had important implications for later trends. Despite claims that discussion of sexuality was suppressed in the PRC and an early ban on certain publications related to sexual hygiene, a considerable amount of literature on sex and birth control was published...
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 4 This advertisement for oral contraceptives first appeared in an early 1970s edition of 가정의 벗 (“Happy Home”), a PPFK publication which began distribution in 1968 along with the introduction of Mothers' Clubs Fig. 4. This advertisement for oral contraceptives first appeared in an early More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... War history of US military occupation or, more specifically, the history of reproduction and the marginalization of the population in Japan. In postwar Okinawa, where the Eugenic Protection Law (EPL) was not implemented, the use of legalized abortion and contraceptive methods was restricted until the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 1 12 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Gender Reproductive Technologies East Asia Reproductive Technoscience Contraception IVF Infertility Stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., negotiations, and compromises between various actors surrounding the politics of abortion and contraception as Japan radically changed demographically. Three strategies distinguish her research from other studies (vii; cf. Ōta 1976 ; Fujime 1997 ). First, Ogino highlights the technological dimension in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... family planning programs helped spread birth control information and made contraception a less unspeakable topic in Taiwan, even as the quality of programs was often unsatisfactory for various reasons. What is less clear to researchers is how reproduction became an object of social knowledge and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... participated in similar circulations of ideas, medicinal products, and contraceptive devices, but in different degrees and circumstances. The main analysis ends in the late 1930s with Japan's escalating military aggressions on China after 1937, which heralded new restrictions and forms of mobilization that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
... illustrate the centrality of culture for conceptualizing family planning. For chapter 5, Makiko Habazaki introduces an episode in which villagers in a suburb of Katmandu frequently complained about the “side effect” of the pill promoted as a form of contraception, whereas there was a distinct silence—hence...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... activists, medical scientists, female healthcare professionals acting as “birth control field instructors” ( jutai chōsetsu jicchi shidōin 受胎調節実地指導員), and, above all, men and women who actively sought contraception ( Ogino 2008a: 182–254 ; Tama 2006: 250–61 ). 7 The reach of the birth control promotion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 343–353.
Published: 01 December 2016
... gender into postcolonial and transnational studies, for gender matters in localizing the practices of reproductive technologies. Family planning programs and contraceptive technologies in Cold War East Asia are significant examples for such studies. Thus, in the present issue, Sawada shows that in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 1944). According to Sylvia Fernando, founding secretary of the FPA, family planning in Sri Lanka was “from the beginning . . . a relief to individuals—relief through contraception for overburdened incomes, overcrowded homes, malnourished children and physically exhausted mothers in slum and village...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Fig. 4 This advertisement for oral contraceptives first appeared in an early 1970s edition of 가정의 벗 (“Happy Home”), a PPFK publication which began distribution in 1968 along with the introduction of Mothers' Clubs Fig. 4. This advertisement for oral contraceptives first appeared in an early...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The term Frankenstein , as used by the editors in the book title, refers to bodies enhanced with biotechnologies. There was a stark contrast between the invisibility of women in public discourse and the high visibility of women in everyday biotechnology practices. For instance, various contraception...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2019
... was often inconsistent and confusing. Beyond questions of popular knowledge, Mellors also provides a richly layered depiction of the materiality of contraceptive devices (cervical caps, condoms, ointment, suppositories, vaginal plugs), and associated procedures (sterilization, acupuncture point method...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 June 2011
... generally related to abortion, such as the practice of contraception and the medicalization of reproduction in society (e.g., fetal echocardiography drives humanization of the fetus [Mitchell 2001] ). In chapter 7, Nie's treatment of coerced abortion reveals the problem of regarding the attitude on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
... time trends in Korea and Taiwan . In Chang Y. & Donaldson P. J. (Eds.), Population change in the Pacific Region (pp. 121 – 39 ). Vancouver : Pacific Science Association . Takeshita C. ( 2004 ). Contraceptive technology and reproductive rights: the IUD at historical and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 469–474.
Published: 01 December 2016
... sciences in framing policies and programs appears in Huang's article, which shows how the evolution of fertility surveys from concern with population-level crude birth rates to individual-level total fertility rates and contraceptive practices supplied family planners with a concrete target for political...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Throughout this article, biotechnology is given its broadest meaning, including the full meaning of high-tech biomedical technologies from cosmetic medicine, contraception and IVF to other technosciences applied to human bodies. 1 The academic discourses about the Hwang affair were mainly focused...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... generation and to avoid direct reference to fertility treatments, Zhang and her collaborators intentionally aligned their funding application with the state's goal and sidestepped potential conflict. By juxtaposing IVF with programs of contraceptive and sterilization technologies under the category of Family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2019
... , in the avalanche of tables and numbers produced from the complete enumeration and periodical-report systems described by Arunabh Ghosh (2017) , in Sarah Mellor’s analysis in this issue of the illustrated instructions for administering cervical caps, condoms, contraceptive ointment, and so on found...