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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
...John P. DiMoia In the aftermath of the Korean War (1950–53), the symbolic and material reconstruction of South Korea began, with much of the relief work assumed under the broad banner of the United Nations and its various affiliates and with a wide range of international aid and relief...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jane S. H. Kim This article examines the Korean medical history of the Vietnam War, particularly, the sexual activities and venereal disease control of the Republic of Korea Forces in Vietnam (ROKFV). For Ch'ae Myŏngsin, the commander of the ROKFV, the largest overseas military dispatch in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... century until its recovery in the eighteenth century. So the Tianyuan shu became a distinctive mark of traditional Korean mathematics. Since the mid-eighteenth century, the imperially composed Shuli jungyun was recognized as the mathematical canon in Qing China and Chosŏn Korea, and the main algebraic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the production and adoption networks in the two societies. In the early 1980s, a group of World Health Organization (WHO) experts, introduced by Korean Americans, approached Korean companies to inquire about the possibility of creating a manufacturing base locally to provide low-priced hepatitis B...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
...John DiMoia This article seeks to interrogate the tensions present with the descriptive phrase kwahak kisul (science and technology), often used to represent the growth of South Korean scientific and technical expertise in the mid-1960s, by tracing the material practice of postwar South Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 363–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Soyoung Suh Institute of History of Medicine, Yonsei University Ed., Hanŭihak, singminjirŭl alt'a 한의학,식민지 를 앓다: 식민지 시기 한의학의 근대화 연구 [ The Modernization of Korean Traditional Medicine during the Colonial Period ] Seoul : AKANET , 2008 . 310 pages. ISBN: 9788957331378 6 12 2009 6 12...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Geun Bae Kim This article investigates the reshaping of South Korean science and technology in the first half of Park Chung Hee's administration. The national goal of economic development advocated by the military government was used to promote science and technology. At that time, young scientists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Min Suh Son Kŭnbae Kim . Han'guk kŭndae kwahak kisul illŭk ŭi ch'ulhyŭn [The Emergence of Modern Korean Scientific and Technological Manpower] Seoul : Munhak kwa chisŭngsa , 2005 12 9 2007 12 9 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sung Won Kim This article evaluates the role nationalism played in popularizing the myth of Benjamin Whiso Lee as the “Imaginary Father of the Korean Nuclear Bomb” in the early 1990s. The main argument is that nostalgic recollections of the Yushin dictatorship, anti-Japanese nationalism, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jongyoung Kim This article examines how the Korean government's decision concerning the import of US beef sparked massive candlelight protests for several months in 2008 and beyond. Emphasizing indeterminacy of participation, this article characterizes the unpredictable and emergent formation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eun Jeong Ma This is a historical and ethnographic account of the transformation of Korean medical institutions in the context of national identity building. Focusing on the traditional medicine cabinet, the author discusses intraprofessional and interprofessional conflicts between Korean Oriental...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Chihyung Jeon Abstract What does the human look like in South Korea? This article identifies two different figurations of the human in contemporary South Korea: the alpha human and the Korean. The alpha human is a human imagined, shaped, and circulated on the network of technosciences and media; it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
...So Yeon Leem; Jin Hee Park Many Korean women felt strongly positive about donating their eggs for Hwang Woo Suk's research, in spite of the fact that Hwang was accused of fraud. It is said that there is a kind of unique `egg donation culture' among Korean women, which urged them to donate their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Myungsim Kim; Jongyoung Kim; Hee-Je Bak Abstract This study analyzed the influence of the Hwang scandal on the stem cell research community and research governance systems in South Korea. In contrast to the claims of some critics that the fraud scandal might raise doubts about Korean stem cell...
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Published: 01 March 2008
Fig. 1 In the first World Baseball Classic in March 2006, Korean players literally “put up Taegeuk'ki at the heart of the U. S. A,” after they beat Japan twice at Anaheim. Surprisingly, this clearly offensive action was hailed in Korea Fig. 1. In the first World Baseball Classic in March More
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 1   Ethnic Korean farmers harvesting northeast rice in Heilongjiang province. Photograph by the author Fig. 1 . Ethnic Korean farmers harvesting northeast rice in Heilongjiang province. Photograph by the author More
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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 1   Antinuclear power plant demonstration of the Korean Federation for Environmental Movements on 29 March 2011 ( www.kfem.or.kr ) Fig. 1 . Antinuclear power plant demonstration of the Korean Federation for Environmental Movements on 29 March 2011 (www.kfem.or.kr) More
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Published: 01 March 2012
Fig. 2   Seok's posthumous book, The Distribution of Korean Butterflies , first published in 1973. Courtesy of Pochinchai Printing Co. Fig. 2 . Seok's posthumous book, The Distribution of Korean Butterflies, first published in 1973. Courtesy of Pochinchai Printing Co. More
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Published: 01 November 2012
Fig. 2   South Korean president Lee Myung-bak visiting stem cell laboratory at Seoul National University on 16 September 2011 after the resignation of the former chief researcher, Woosuk Hwang. Yonhap News Fig. 2 . South Korean president Lee Myung-bak visiting stem cell laboratory at Seoul More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 2   South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2011 (graphic by NodeXL) * Circle size corresponds to the amount of allocated R&D fund. ** Background: MD: medical, VT: veterinary, RD: radiology Fig. 2 . South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2011 (graphic by NodeXL) * Circle size More