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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... socioeconomic transformations and the changes in uses and perceptions of the physical body among Koreans. This article uses a phenomenological theoretical framework to look at the narratives of embodiment of young Koreans that have had experiences with aesthetic surgery. The research examines the hypotheses...
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Published: 01 March 2016
Fig. 3   Advertisement for aesthetic surgery in a Seoul subway station. Photograph by Nicholas Albrecht, December 2011. Fig. 3 . Advertisement for aesthetic surgery in a Seoul subway station. Photograph by Nicholas Albrecht, December 2011. More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (Clarke et al. 2003; Hogle 2005 ). Plastic surgery has long been associated with certain questions, such as whether its purposes are reconstructive or aesthetic (in other words, of necessity or vanity) and whether its transformations are physical or mental (in other words, whether they alter how one is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... for Hwang's team. The patriarchal structure of family, the myth of economic growth, and the restricted activities of feminist organizations are possible contributors to the invisibility of Korean women. On the other hand, in the practices of bodily technologies such as cosmetic surgery and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... articles explores the body as a malleable and plastic object in the context of global consumerism and, as such, with reference to empirical cases and philosophical reflections. Through examples including aesthetic surgery, elite sports, and memories, we examine various notions of the body to better...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
... approach to reconstruct facial features turned into an aesthetic obsession mainly in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and it was accompanied by the state-led imposition of medical insurance in 1977, the outgrowth of private clinics, and the legal and institutional growth of plastic surgery in Korea. By...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... rationality as represented by scientific truth and utility and paved the way to a new era with rationality as its weapon. Modern Western medicine, which comprehends the topics of this paper—hygienics, pathology, physiology, and surgery—has been a field that representatively boasts the truth and utility of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... force the generic conventions into mutating open-ended forms. At key points, aesthetics and ethics motivate authorial decisions that operate on the level of “sound and sentiment” of unseen and occult worlds, notions to which I will return. 6 Lindenbaum's role vis-à-vis John Bennet parallels both that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008