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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Azumi Tsuge Although there is some awareness of how women in infertility treatment have suffered physically and psychologically, it is a little known fact that there is a limit to the “cures” that can be achieved even with assisted reproductive technologies. Here, I describe how the existence of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... design, which was deemed suitable for Chinese infertile women. By tracing the project director Zhang Lizhu's professional, social, and technological experiences as the IVF project proceeded at the Third Hospital, I examine the sociopolitical justifications of the project and the technological strategies...
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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 November 2014) 9 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 November 2014
... part, is often presented as a set of individual choices and preferences. Yet, the author suggests, the wish to have a child through reproductive technology is never entirely voluntary. In chapter 5, Tsuge describes the reasons some women “choose” to undergo treatment for infertility. But underneath...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... they fail to meet this obligation, they are put under enormous social pressure. Due to the stem-family-centered lifestyle, Korean society shows very low tolerance of the infertility of married women. The social discourse on infertility in Korea mirrors this situation. Infertility has not been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... virgin was preferred. An infertile couple was believed to be fated to be childless, to have an ancestor whose tomb was ruined, or to have a physical problem (either the husband or wife). Only the last reason might be fixed by medicine. Besides, doctors prescribed some medicines to transform the sex of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
... , Pasadena . 6 Assisted Reproductive Technologies Ha J. O. In progress . The social control of IVF technology and the social definition of reproduction in Korea . Handwerker L. ( 1995 ). The hen that can’t lay an egg (bu chia dan de mu ji): conceptions of female infertility in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... on the female body, possibly bringing on women's disease, infertility, and even death ( Nam 1934 ). 19 Nam ( 1934 ). This alludes to the commandment in the Book of Genesis in the Bible after creation of the world when God tells man to “be fruitful and multiply.” 20 Pak ( 1934 ). It is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
... subsidy on the cost of infertility treatments in contemporary Japan and raises issues of the current form of government subsidy. This reviewer is strongly convinced that the edited volume has achieved its stated objective. Moreover, the authors as a collective deftly complement the above-mentioned...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
... solutions to problems such as infertility, disability, abnormality, or illness. Instead, they reveal discrepancies between what is considered good and what is considered bad—the middle space full of conflicts, ambivalence, and ambiguity. For instance, in “Surrogate Mothers: Who Is Problematizing Them, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... told the participants of her hardship as an infertile wife who made every endeavor to become pregnant but failed. Moreover, an infertility specialist who was supposed to remind the participants of negative outcomes of surrogacy gave up his position and came to echo proponents' opinions at the testimony...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 299–315.
Published: 01 June 2019
... parenting, attitudes to infertility, egg donation, pregnancy, childbirth, and child rearing ( Earle 2014 ; Kohli 2014 ; Almeling 2015 ). While research on resemblance and the genetic tie does exist, it is necessary to meaningfully analyze individual women in a longitudinal manner rather than simply obtain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ways that couples, women in particular, seek treatment for infertility. She argues that suitability is a key concept used to make, and justify, decisions based on individual and social circumstances (205). The last two chapters follow VTM in its interactions with overseas health care systems. Cam...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
... . 1998 . “ Ontological Choreography: Agency for Women Patients in an Infertility Clinic .” In Differences in Medicine: Unraveling Practices, Techniques, and Bodies , edited by Berg Marc and Mol Annemarie , 166 – 202 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Fan Fa-ti . 2007...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... adepts, midwives, and Buddhist nuns. Besides tending to women's childbirth-related needs, they could also treat both men and women for a full spectrum of ailments, ranging from infertility to arrow wounds. They also deployed many different techniques, including drugs, incantations, rituals, massage...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., meeting and interviewing a few Zhuang practitioners and receiving instruction from a local culture expert on the folklore of the region. Tan is a thoughtful and highly articulate innovator in Zhuang medicine. His clinical practice specializes in treatments for infertility, and he engages in considerable...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Tissue Stem Cells was published. Under these guidelines, researchers can generate gametes derived from stem cells for basic research that contributes to the development and differentiation of cells, infertility treatment, congenital disease treatment, pharmaceutical development, and new clinical tests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... countryside. One scientist argued that precisely for this reason, the need to help infertile women in the ‘backward’ Chinese countryside is great (S9). Others argued that Chinese families (especially in rural regions) need to have children to continue the family line and to honour the ancestors and perform...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for stem cell research, whereas these rules do not apply in other cases, such as infertility treatment. To tackle such discrepancies, this study asks, Who represents the public under different conditions, and what sociopolitical processes are involved? The analysis that follows does not pursue an...