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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 453-466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... perspectives that have prevalently favored as a starting point health professionals or medical texts. I pay particular attention to the use of domestic space and practices pertaining to food and show how these uphold hierarchical kinship relations. Then I show how the upholding of hierarchical kinship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 211-234.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Xiujie Wu Based on a field study in a village in the northern plain of China, this paper reviews three different types in how Han-Chinese rural people have coped with domestic electrical appliances during the last 40-odd years of electrification. The aim of this paper is to offer an ethnographic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 189-209.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sun Sun Lim Using technology domestication theory as the analytical framework, this paper discusses the findings of ethnographic interviews with middle class families in China and South Korea, comparing how they incorporate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into their lives. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (3): 269-290.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jia-Chen Fu This essay explores the scientific lives of two Republican-period institutions: the Henry Lester Institute of Medical Research, based in Shanghai; and the Chongqing No. 3 Children's Home. Despite their differences, these two spaces sheltered and nurtured scientific experimentation and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 265-288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... hearth and kang involved the gathering of firewood and fuel, the tending of the fire, the use of the hearth's and kang 's space and heat in domestic work, maintaining hearth and kang , and keeping the material culture related to it in order. Women were in many ways bound to hearth and kang . It was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (4): 499-518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... entry to a significant degree. Second, the patterns of migration were still confined primarily within the boundaries of South Korea as a domestic space, and this by itself was by no means a minor development. The call for travel to participate in workshops, the dissemination of new information through...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 335-359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... domesticity, marriage, sexual relations, and new womanhood. While a woman-centered position did emerge regarding birth control, the parameters of the discourse, concerns of gynecology, and the material culture of birth control ultimately tied the bodies and health of women to their biological and social roles...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 439-458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... integrated into domestic life. Media technologies are an “aggregation and integration of a suite of technologies in the home” ( Nansen et al. 2009: 185 ). With mobile devices, the integration was expanded into public spaces, where devices were “always with” the person throughout the day ( Park 2013 ). This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 441-459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... thus diverged radically from ideological standards. In contemporary Cambodia, however, the domestic strata (farmer families, urban consumers, small traders) are largely experiencing a diversification of the rice system. Informal interaction with the materiality of rice has provided democratic space...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 519-540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... feminist performance and installation artist with a PhD in communication and new media, one of whose artworks is an electronic apron, a commentary on the invasion of pervasive computing technology into demands on and domestic spaces of women, but also more generally on Singapore’s successive development...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (2): 283-309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Philip S. Cho; Nathan Bullock; Dionna Ali The socially calculated Asian body is an abstract discursive space bridging early twentieth- and twenty-first-century Pan-Asianism across multiple scientific understandings of race and ethnicity. In the early twentieth century, the pan-Asian body was a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (4): 423-444.
Published: 01 December 2016
... space for negotiations and translations of global and local politics of development. These were reciprocal processes in many ways. On the one hand, for example, a social engineering project cemented the population and national development plans of postindependence Sri Lanka, while on the other hand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (3): 319-321.
Published: 01 September 2015
... coherent account, revealing Bray's steady pursuit of the topic since 1997. Three sections follow the introduction. Section 1, “Material Foundations of the Moral Order,” consists of two chapters depicting and analyzing the domestic space and farming landscapes. The three chapters in section 2, “Gynotechnics...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (2): 215-218.
Published: 01 June 2018
... invisible HD and PD community is made visible by the author’s “translation” in the academic sense. Published by the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, the leading organization in sociological research in Taiwan, Invisible Agency reflects the domestic sociological community’s changing attitude toward...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 235-264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Silverstone R. Hirsch E. (Eds.), Consuming technologies: Media and information in domestic spaces . London : Routledge . Solinger D. J. ( 1999 ). Contesting citizenship in urban China: Peasant migrants, the state, and the logic of market . Berkeley : University of California Press...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 39-55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... World War I .” In Greater Than the Parts: Holism in Biomedicine, 1920–1950 , edited by Lawrence Christopher and Weisz George , 303 – 31 . New York : Oxford University Press . Mooney Graham . 2015 . Intrusive Interventions: Public Health, Domestic Space, and Infectious Disease...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (3): 401-414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... spectacular accomplishments in global stem cell research. Within the space of the laboratory, she describes a guild-like apprenticeship approach to training and skill development. One major theme that she describes is that of the “Koreanness” of Hwang himself. In addition, the symbolic animal of Hwang's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 151-165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... material or virtual proximity, implying the sharing of spaces, things, or experiences and resulting in bonding between individuals' (Santos and Donzelli forthcoming). 2 The role of technology in constructing such bonds of perceived proximity and sharing deserves more imaginative attention. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 213-216.
Published: 01 February 2014
...-Hankow railway was completed, and with it a new age of national rice ( guomi ) and the end of China's food problem ( shiliang wenti or liangshi wenti ) was proclaimed. For Guomindang technocrats and engineers, the Canton-Hankow railway represented not only a triumph over space and time—a passage that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 161-164.
Published: 01 March 2010
... traditional anthropological topic), and good on coalition politics, his book points to a need to develop a language for comparative STS, contrasting domestic civic spaces not just across nation states, or the frictions of globalization. Two of the most fascinating, if under elaborated themes in the book are...