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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... helpful resource to guide his taxonomical research on butterflies. He maintained that he was doing “Korean biology” since the unique characteristics of indigenous fauna and flora played an essential role in guiding his work. Seok is a fine case of the codevelopment of nationalism and scientific research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2017
... relationships twice as often as American parents did. This kind of difference in language input causes differences in language acquisition. According to other studies, while English-speaking parents use more nouns and pay more attention to an object than to its behavior, Korean-speaking parents use a balanced...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 373–382.
Published: 01 September 2017
...., children raised in Mandarin-, Korean-, or Japanese-speaking cultures) and, indeed, that the effect appears to be reversed in these languages: developmental psycholinguist Twila Tardif (1996) and others have shown that Mandarin-, Korean-, and Japanese-speaking children learn verbs at the same rate if not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Similar to the Korean case, which aims to optimize the population to “defend” the nation against “attacks” from the outside ( Gottweis and Kim 2009 ), Japanese EB studies have been presented in bionationalist terms as protecting the Japanese body politic from an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... The alpha human documentary depicted the future human presumably as an ethnic Korean, but the ethnicity did not really matter since the future is coming to the entire humanity. The year 2045 as the point of Singularity, “when humans transcend biology” as expressed in the subtitle of Kurzweil’s 2005...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
...John DiMoia This article seeks to interrogate the tensions present with the descriptive phrase kwahak kisul (science and technology), often used to represent the growth of South Korean scientific and technical expertise in the mid-1960s, by tracing the material practice of postwar South Korean...
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 1   South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim 2011 ) * Circle size corresponds to the amount of allocated R&D fund. ** Discipline: blue: medical, red: veterinary, yellow: biology, green: bioethics Fig. 1 . South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Hawon Chang; Sungook Hong Korean people believe that English proficiency is one of the most important factors in achieving professional success, and because of this they spend a great deal of time and money to master English. Along with this frenzy over English, a discourse on the “English brain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
...John P. DiMoia This paper looks at the formation of a South Korean national health network by focusing on the introduction of an ambitious National Family Planning (FP) Program under President Park Chung Hee (1961–1968). The program, influenced in part by the model of its neighbor, Taiwan (Taichung...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mathieu Quet; Marianne Noel Science and technology studies (STS) is now a mature field in many countries, and it is important to understand its historical and political roots in a wide variety of national contexts. The present contribution to such a vast project links a number of South Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Western contexts. We conducted a survey and in-depth interviews to examine how Korean CS majors interpret their departmental culture and form a sense of belonging. To summarize our findings, Korean students’ identification of themselves with geekiness was associated with university prestige more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear weapons. The immediate task of the young PRC after the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 was to make nuclear radiation visible by iconic metaphors and to teach the population about the dangers of an invisible nuclear fallout should the United States decide to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Korean science by appropriating the public eagerness for scientific achievement. However, he relied on nationalist rhetoric too often against criticisms, which eventually made a considerable part of the public turn skeptical about his integrity. Although various forms of techno-nationalism are still...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 June 2011
... classification of Korean butterflies and also studied butterflies in Korean history. Seok is regarded to have placed “Koreanbiology in the Korean Studies Movement (國學運動) of the 1930s. Lim Jong-tae compares the Society of Invention (發明學會) and the Science Movement (科學運動) in their broad social context. Japan was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 533–539.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sang Wook Yi 13 8 2012 13 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 When South Korea was struggling through the dark age of an authoritarian regime during the 1980s, spot-checking at the main gate was a common scene of Korean university life. The declared purpose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... mobilization force behind the fierce economic and political competition for regional and global leadership. Manyong Moon's article examines how Korean biologists under Japanese colonial rule developed a belief in and methodology of uniquely “Koreanbiology. This was most prominent, according to Moon, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Committed to the mission of networking STS inside of outside East Asia, we are delighted to introduce two English journals in which EASTS editors are intensively engaged— NatureCulture and the Korean Journal for the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., technology always implied some kind of skill or technique (術), which was considered to be inferior to knowledge (學) in Korean society; second, engineers wanted to have a term that neatly corresponded to the term science (科學). Therefore, they tried to find a suitable term for technological studies (i.e...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... illuminating past lives. Arnaud Nanta’s “Colonial Archaeology, History, and Museums: Studies on Ancient History and the Korean Peninsula” also connects archaeology with history, in the context of colonial Korea. Nanta observes how Japanese interest in Korean history predated colonization in 1910, with an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Song Sang-yong © 2017 Science and Culture Review 2017 Song Sang-yong is one of the best representatives of the Korean STS community. 1 He has been active on the international scene both in the history of science since the 1970s and in bioethics since the 1990s and has witnessed...