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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Keiko Atsuta K. Atsuta Waseda University, Faculty of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Contemporary Human Studies, Shinjyukuku, Toyama 1-24-1, Tokyo, Japan e-mail: retian@fuji.waseda.jp JING-BAO NIE , Behind the Silence: Chinese Voices on Abortion . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield , 2005...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... War history of US military occupation or, more specifically, the history of reproduction and the marginalization of the population in Japan. In postwar Okinawa, where the Eugenic Protection Law (EPL) was not implemented, the use of legalized abortion and contraceptive methods was restricted until the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
... various actors surrounding the politics of abortion and contraception as Japan radically changed demographically. Three strategies distinguish her research from other studies (vii; cf. Ōta 1976 ; Fujime 1997 ). First, Ogino highlights the technological dimension in the discussion of reproductive control...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Osaka Sangyo University , Journal of Economics , 4 , 119 – 147 . White T. ( 2006 ). China’s longest campaign: birth planning in the people’s republic, 1949–2005 . Ithaca : Cornell University Press . 2 Menstrual Regulation and Abortion Hardacre H. ( 1997 ). Marketing the menacing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... at play from 1945 to the late 1970s in a careful study of opinions about birth control and abortion. By combing through magazines, journals, religious writings, and symposium proceedings, she gives us the voices of a diverse group that includes politicians, medical practitioners, family planning...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in theory or in practice was new to twentieth century Korea would be inaccurate. The use of drugs, abortion, and infanticide were part of a larger repertoire in pre-modern China and Japan to limit the number of children in a household. 6 Likewise, the seventeenth century Korean medical classic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., lingering on their critical reflections on these messages. “The Technical Transformation of Abortion in the Postwar Period” shows how women's options regarding abortion have been increasingly limited. The author warns that limiting women in need of abortions to a surgical procedure threatens them with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... sciences and technologies commonly includes contraception and birth control, family planning and population control, abortion and menstrual regulation, infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, surrogacy, gynecological and urological/andrological sciences and medicine, obstetric sciences and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 November 2014
... believes norms and pressures have been internalized. Citing with approval the recent work of Lori B. Andrews (1999) and Maria Mies (1993) , Tsuge notes that the idea of self-determination has been used to justify both abortion and the use of reproductive technology. But only the latter has been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
... was being worked on, such as the intensively debated amendment to the abortion law raised by religious groups that would require a five-day period of reflection. Keller was also presented with a copy of the documentary film Echo with Women's Voices ( fig. 1 ), a history of the women's movement in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ‘Japan.’” In chapter 1, Yasuko Tama studies the notion of women's desire for abortion and fertility control, which allegedly contributed to the rapid decline in birth rates in the early postwar period in Japan. Tama first argues that women's desire was informed by their experience during the Second World...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... advocated abortions to remove demon fetuses. Chen explains that dreaming about sex with demons was a metaphor for disease and a sort of social diagnosis, as it were. Since the Song dynasty, changes in society and its mores (e.g., the controversies regarding the image of Buddhist nuns, the taboo on widows...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
... STS research. One hopes that there will be a follow-up volume, possibly on a more detailed study of the aborted kokuseichōsa of 1920 in colonial Chosŏnorona comparative study of different styles of conducting kokuseichōsa across the various Japanese colonies. In the mean time, interested readers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... that new reproductive technologies are expanding medical options. Everything in daily life, such as lifestyle, abortion, and premarital sex, may be seen as causing infertility. As a result, everyone is a potential patient or user for conception technologies under the medicalization of reproduction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Politics explores the collected experiences of women that have often been ignored in the name of science. The intention of a feminist critique of science is made especially clear in the first chapter by Londa Schiebinger. She explores, from a historical perspective, folk knowledge of an abortion pill in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 591–595.
Published: 01 December 2011
... classification in modern China . Berkeley : University of California Press . Norgren Tiana 2001 . Abortion before birth control: The politics of reproduction in postwar Japan . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . White Tyrene 2006 . China's longest campaign: Birth planning in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the repeal, decades after effective treatments were available, a group of leprosarium residents sued the Japanese government for violating their civil rights. The lengthy trial that followed brought to light systematic abuses within the leprosaria, including sterilizations, forced abortions, coerced...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in population control in other countries was politically sensitive and controversial not only at home (e.g., in conservative groups' opposition to abortion and birth control) but also abroad (e.g., in its new association with genocide). 8 They remained circumspect about any activities relevant to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... on the potential for “therapeutic” cloning, or somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), 4 to overcome immunological limitations of hES cells. Although it was possible to isolate embryonic germ cells from the gonad tissue of aborted foetuses (their successful isolation and characterisation was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... different characteristics of various modes of justification to understand how the social conflicts appear in the modern world. In an experimental study to develop his own theory of justification, Boltanski (2004) later focused on the ways of talking about reproduction and abortion in French society. He...