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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): 29–49.
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. ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... surgery (美容手術) 10 were often used to mean “plastic surgery” (成形手術). In 1974, the Supreme Court in South Korea finally approved plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes as a medical practice, which followed the same judgment by the Daegu district court one year earlier. A system of board certification...
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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 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 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
... . Master’s thesis , Cambridge University . Lee H. ( 2006a ). Governmentality and the aesthetic state: a Chinese fantasia . Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique , 14 ( 1 ), 99 – 129 . Lee H. ( 2006b ). Revolution of the heart: a genealogy of love in China, 1900–1950 . Stanford...