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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Misa Matsuda This paper focuses on children in Japan who begin using mobile phones ( keitai ) while in elementary school and will discuss aspects of parental–child relationships that involve keitai use. Firstly, this paper presents an overview of a Japanese society presently immersed in mobile...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-wide Family Planning (FP) program were in place in South Korea. A famous 1965 poster issued by the Planned Parenthood Federation of Korea (PPFK), this image, urges South Korean families to “have the proper number of children and raise them well!” (The woman featured in the poster, a Family Planning...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ART affects women's decision making about their lives. Through life histories of women who underwent infertility treatment, I explore the factors which cause their suffering and conflict—that they cannot give up on having children even though they want to give up—as follows: (1) The models of their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Izumi Nakayama This article examines Mishima Michiyoshi 三島通良 (1866–1925) and his school hygiene 学校衛生 research in relation to the significance of posture to physical and political modernity in Meiji Japan. Investigating Mishima's nationwide survey of primary-school children's health and physical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 299–315.
Published: 01 June 2019
... women had to face the absence of any genetic ties. They felt compelled to tell the truth to their children, and to raise the children to be sufficiently strong enough to endure being told, yet at the same time the women began to attach less importance to genes. Thus, the ideas of genetic ties held by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jia-Chen Fu This essay explores the scientific lives of two Republican-period institutions: the Henry Lester Institute of Medical Research, based in Shanghai; and the Chongqing No. 3 Children's Home. Despite their differences, these two spaces sheltered and nurtured scientific experimentation and...
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 1 Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's technology use Fig. 1. Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's More
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Published: 01 March 2008
Fig. 1 A poster of family planning policy produced by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs and Family Planning Association in 1974. At the end of the arrow , it says “Way toward GNP $1,000 in 1981.” There is a well-known slogan of “Bringing Up Two Children, Whether Sons or Daughters” at the More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Fig. 1 Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's technology use Fig. 1. Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's...
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 1 By 1968, the elements of a nation-wide Family Planning (FP) program were in place in South Korea. A famous 1965 poster issued by the Planned Parenthood Federation of Korea (PPFK), this image, urges South Korean families to “have the proper number of children and raise them well!” (The More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... over the course of life, moments such as infancy, toddlerhood, pregnancy and childbirth, illness and aging, all of which destabilize one's life” (1). In Chapter 1, Ken'ichi Tomobe discusses “Life Risk from the Perspective of Population.” Through a reading of discourses around the death of children...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... in contemporary Korea. 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 a household. 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... their friends and to protect themselves. Adults not only make calls via Internet or keitai but collect information, chat, shop, and read. They also use Internet und keitai to work at home while they are caring for children and doing housework. The possibilities of Information and Communication...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... obliged to control the process of intercourse. Further, Lee compares the differences between nourishing life in Chinese sexual arts ( fangzhongshu ) and the ways to conceive a good child. The biggest difference is that for the latter, a woman who had had children was preferred, whereas for the former, a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
... average number of children born to a Japanese woman over her lifetime ( gōkei tokushu shusshō-ritsu ) went down to 1.58. Though the gōkei birth rate recovered to the normal level (2.14) by the next year, fertility continued to decline steadily over the next decades and finally, in 1989, went below the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... medical theorizing. She also coaxes her sources to reveal the lived experiences of women as bearers of children and givers of care. The result is a compelling corrective to existing histories that focus on the development of classical medicine and its male practitioners. Chapter 1 sets the stage with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
... potential indicators of vulnerability, two hundred thousand people were tested, inadvertently adding to the sense that everybody is potentially at risk and stigmatizing, by their peers, those children who were found to have higher exposure numbers. 1 But measuring tumors (by ultrasound, and then surgical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... course of the Japanese empire as it is about how humans were brought together within a built environment where looking at animals engendered certain kinds of social behavior, especially among children. Zoo politics were tumultuous during the rise and fall of the Japanese empire, as well as during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 223–224.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Lester Institute of Medical Research and the Chongqing No. 3 Children's Home—not only transports readers to a Republican China where war and science were conceptually intertwined; it also guides them to the social nexus in which science is produced. As Fu argues, these institutions should be viewed as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 373–382.
Published: 01 September 2017
... systems were universal. Thus, for example, when it was first observed that children acquire nouns at an earlier age than verbs, and that the learning of nouns remained easier for them as they grew older than the learning of verbs, it was assumed that what had first been observed for English-speaking...