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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
...So Yeon Leem; Jin Hee Park Many Korean women felt strongly positive about donating their eggs for Hwang Woo Suk's research, in spite of the fact that Hwang was accused of fraud. It is said that there is a kind of unique `egg donation culture' among Korean women, which urged them to donate their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
... strategy of enlisting the active participation of South Korean women on behalf of the program asked rural women in particular to submit their bodies to the state's scrutiny, even as they formed the core of the distribution network. In this respect, FP anticipated the mass mobilization of rural South Korea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Korean men away from Vietnamese women, Ch'ae circulated a mythical story about a fatal venereal disease endemic to Southeast Asia that specifically targets male genitalia. Using the theory of subimperialism and postcolonial readings of gender and colonialism, this article reads Ch'ae's story of penile...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... globalized labor market and for the nation to raise its level competitiveness ( Cunningham 2009 ; Lee 2016 ). Yet according to the government’s Report on Korean Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology ( Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology 2013 ), Korean women fill only 16.2 percent of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... disappointed with the quality of Korean nursing education and, equally, with the caliber of the candidates it tended to receive at the point of intake. 28 Many of the young women entering nursing did so with the equivalent of an eighth-grade education or less, and the profession was not necessarily of high...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Geun Bae Kim This article investigates the reshaping of South Korean science and technology in the first half of Park Chung Hee's administration. The national goal of economic development advocated by the military government was used to promote science and technology. At that time, young scientists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
... been directed to this, including provision of baby products for newborns, priority seats for pregnant women in public transport, and even government-sponsored matchmaking services ( Lee 2015 ). But they have mostly failed to raise the birth rate. It may be futile, then, for Koreans to participate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Korea as authoritative ( Kim et al. 2001 ; Lee et al. 2002 ; Lee, Yeon, and Yoon 2004 ; Cho et al. 2009 ). A South Korean company called Bebecom offered a range of services for pregnant women, including prenatal English education. 1 The company declared, “The earlier English education...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-sacrificing, virtuous women were weaved with narratives of nationalism to construct a modern South Korean consciousness. Thus, progress as used here is a complex and contested term, the product of an often violent and intricate history. The term is one of the prime notions that has defined South Korea's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that Korean women were the world's most prevalent plastic surgery consumers, seeking to change their bodies to resemble those of Western women. In 2007, BBC News gave substantial television coverage to the fact that at least 50 percent of Korean women in their twenties had had plastic surgery ( Chung...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Dongwon Shin Perhaps the most significant shift in the history of Korean medicine was the popularization of medicine that started during the latter half of the seventeenth century and continued in the nineteenth century. As a result of this process, a Korea equipped with a naturalistic and rational...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 June 2008
... by children and expected by parents ( MacDonald 1996 ). Shades of traditional patriarchal communication still persist, “whereby fathers' contact with children is usually mediated by the `domestic person', the mother” ( Yoon 2003 : 334). As the position of Korean women improves, however...
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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 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... The colonial government, the Government-General of Korea (GGK), revised the Korean Criminal Code in 1912, making punishable any abortion or abortion-related activity and began to prosecute women themselves for procuring an abortion. 9 Abortion was not allowed even in cases of rape. It was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 323–345.
Published: 01 April 2014
... patients was not seen, and spatial division between the doctor and the patient was not so clear. Also, there was a Korean table with a step placed in front of the table, while Japanese tables were sat on from the side. Even the cloth over the table functioned slightly differently, as it did obstruct eye...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... medicine, for instance, both the Chinese and Korean governments actively promote the global-isation of traditional medical systems as part of a wider strategy aimed at projecting their national cultures onto a world stage and thereby gain economic advantage ( Consortium for the Globalization of Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The constant sense of insecurity under direct threat from the PRC had a complex impact on the KMT regime. On the one hand, Taiwan's geopolitical significance in Cold War Asia, especially after the Korean War (1950–53), garnered a large amount of US military and economic assistance ( Tucker 1994...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... return. But the outbreak of the Korean War in 1951 catalyzed a British prohibition of such returns. In 1951, Zhang was able to perceive Londoners' increasing animosity toward the newly established communist regime. London was not a major destination for Chinese medical students during the first half of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Korean society. Although the author does not mention it at all, Eun-kyung Bae's doctoral dissertation, “A Social History of Korean Women's Birth Control: 1950s–1970s,” which was revised into a monograph in 2012, presents a nuanced argument around birth control. Bae aptly points out that, even...