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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 367–389.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in major cities in the 1950s. Narratives on sex and birth control in women’s magazines and sex handbooks, however, varied widely and access to birth control and surgeries, such as abortions and sterilizations, differed dramatically according to location, class, and education level. This essay probes...
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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
... 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. Second, she...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
...? Population and Development Review , 22 ( 1 ), 111 – 125 . Kim D. S. ( 2004 ). Missing girls in South Korea: trends, levels and regional variations . Population , 59 ( 6 ), 865 – 878 . Kim N. ( 2000 ). Breaking free from patriarchy: a comparative study of sex selection abortion in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Ogino maps out the reproductive politics 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... control. For more, see Michael Robinson ( 1988 ). To argue that birth control 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2013
... that tend to pathologize their menopausal bodies, 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... reproductive 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 criticized by feminists. Self-determination was cited to release women from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
... under the first theme: “Women and the State in Reproduction in Post-WWII ‘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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Huang presented the legislation that 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., physicians insisted that the “illness” of dreaming about sex with demons was caused by prurient thoughts; they 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the breadth and scope of future 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... involved in reproduction. Moreover, Wu reminds readers 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 the West Indies and its “discovery” by European females in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 591–595.
Published: 01 December 2011
... University Press . Mullaney Thomas 2011 . Coming to terms with the nation: Ethnic 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., forced abortions, coerced labor, and the harsh punishment of those who violated sanitarium rules. In 2001 the Kumamoto District Court, which heard the case, ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and ordered the Japanese government to pay reparations. When Prime Minister Koizumi Junichirō announced that the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... were also aware that any type of involvement 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 almost simultaneously reported), it was decided that the ethical implications were adequately covered by existing abortion...