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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jongyoung Kim This article examines how the Korean government's decision concerning the import of US beef sparked massive candlelight protests for several months in 2008 and beyond. Emphasizing indeterminacy of participation, this article characterizes the unpredictable and emergent formation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Hee-Je Bak; Daniel Lee Kleinman In 2008 the Korean government decided to resume importing US beef, leading to a nationwide controversy over the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Korean media coverage of BSE during this controversy demonstrates how media reporting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... medical system was, for the first time in Korean history, no longer monopolized by a minority of the ruling class. The use of medicine in this period expanded nationwide, even to the level of small towns in terms of geography and even to the general populace in terms of socioeconomic class. In what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 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 (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
... island. Although the Balinese welcomed the attention and resources provided by the Suharto government to develop Bali, they wanted to ensure this effort was not merely to use the island to promote Indonesia's image overseas. Rather, they wanted development there to be more meaningful than it was and to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 2017
... spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) during the controversy over the Korean government's decision to resume importing US beef in 2008. At first glance, the article might not surprise anyone familiar with mass media in East Asia. Even so, what is new is the methodology, which analyzes scientific accounts from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... import US beef attracted attention from STS scholars, political sociologists, and political scientists. In early April 2008, the Korean government decided to reopen its market to US beef, which had been banned because of the concern about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 June 2013
... to open their markets to beef from the United States, though there are concerns that some meat may not comply with local health standards. Epidemic Invasions reminds us that the history of public health often involves power relations and selfish interests. ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2006, there has been considerable research analyzing the Hwang Woo-Suk 1 scandal. Then what is the use of another analysis, especially focusing on the role of nationalism? The key term “nationalism” can make the analysis more perplexing, for Koreans generally are stereotyped as “fervent nationalists...