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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the conference's intended audience—predominantly female senior high school students and graduate students in science. The gender disparity in the sciences, especially natural sciences and engineering, is recognized worldwide: among university students in the natural sciences in 2004, 67.8 percent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., washing machine and water boiler–cooler. The paper concludes with a discussion of issues concerning appropriation of new technology in the wider background of society/economy/state and everyday habitus, questioning how well conventional oppositional dichotomies like female/male, masculinity/feminity serve...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... biological terms as ci (“biological femaleness”) and xiong (“biological maleness”) that acquired an unprecedented scope of cultural discursiveness in China only alongside the arrival of Western biology, which replaced classical learning and natural studies as the authoritative field of inquiry about life. I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., including but not limited to gender, in CS. Our findings suggest that gendering in and of CS is more complicated than the dichotomy of male-technical versus female-social stereotypes. 02 11 2016 16 05 2017 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Abstract...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Popularization of medicine Tongŭipokam (東醫寶鑑) medical mutual aid society (藥契) Female physicians (醫女) Confucian scholar–physicians (儒醫) Uniform Land Tax Law (大同法) Specialization of medicine Middling men (中人) Perhaps the most significant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., including official histories, government documents, inscriptions, religious and ritual writings, moral treatises, and, of course, medical texts. She documents the central role that women played in caregiving and medical treatment, as well as the way that different imaginings of the female body shaped male...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in Modern China, 1920s–1940s.” The author uncovers women's agency, unlike other modern China historians who emphasize female physical education to save the country and to build up the race. Health and beauty were not always juxtaposed in China until they became popular in the 1920s in the period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 June 2013
... knowledge by masculine scholarship and male physicians' efforts to establish their authority over midwives. Her treatment of specialized knowledge covers the major gynecological concepts: the functions and structure of the female body, distinguishing pregnancy from illness, parturition and the culture of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... different aspects of women's life writing, personal and business correspondences, and ephemera produced by professional and social organizations, to foreground stories of female resilience, economic and political superstructures, and the ethics and decisions surrounding alliance formation. Von Oertzen's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
... research project, “Biomedicine and Gender in the Post Genomic Era,” conducted between 2003 and 2008 by a team of 16 Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese female researchers in the fields of history and sociology. As Azumi Tsuge, the primary investigator, states in Chap. 13, the project has two aims. One is to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... an objective, naturally existing field, and I wondered whether being aware of its existence might have anything to do with my career goal as a female scientist. In 2008, Professor Evelyn Fox Keller was invited as a keynote speaker to the International Conference on Women Scientists in Taiwan. To...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... reproductive technologies. This is in line with recent scholarship at the intersection of literary, social, and scientific discourses concerning the female body. In Chinese studies, Francesca Bray analyzes how the everyday technologies that shape material worlds form and transmit ideological traditions. Birth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
... emission and energy consumption, religious rituals and suicides, traditional roles of female workers and increase in the number of female conductors, and common activities of the passengers. Finally, in Chapter 8, Hood briefly describes the construction of the Taiwan high-speed railway, which opened...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 423–431.
Published: 01 September 2017
... people, including biologists. I'm not saying that all people necessarily believe this, but in my culture, at least, cooperation and competition are a gendered pair: cooperation is gendered female, and competition, male. Inevitably, this made me sensitive to the extent to which competition seemed to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 585–589.
Published: 01 December 2011
... movement in the 1950s. In order to improve labor productivity, major corporations began rationalizing the private lives of employees' families by organizing the wives. Ogino details how female instructors (midwives) popularized birth control techniques and distributed devices and drugs at discounted bulk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... factors. In “Between Sleep and Dreams: Perceptions of ‘Dreaming Sex with Demons’ and Female Sexual Frustration in Pre-modern Chinese Medicine,” Hsiu-fen Chen highlights the relationships among disease, medicine, gender, and society. Since the Qin dynasty, physicians have believed that dreams are the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of Hawaii . Kim E. S. ( 1993 ). The making of the modern female gender: the politics of gender in reproductive practices in Korea . Ph.D. dissertation ., University of California , San Francisco . Kim T. I. & Ross J. A. ( 2007 ). The Korean breakthrough . In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with the goddess Guanyin, who in Buddhist legends grants children to devout female believers, a religious metaphor that highlighted the benevolence of the novel biomedical intervention ( Meng 1988 ; Niu 2010 ). 1 As the director of the IVF research group at the Third Hospital and a major...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., while traditional Japanese wooden buildings were discussed as their “weak,” “temporary,” and “female” counterparts. Even though sometimes the latter was hailed in terms of the beauty and the skill that the traditional artisans rendered, within the gendered hierarchy of the civilizations it was difficult...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Ishiguro then started to develop androids of adult size. In considering whether to build an android in female or male guise, Ishiguro decided that a female one would be preferable since it accommodates a wider range of test subjects—children are more hesitant to talk to adult men whom they do not know than...