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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 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Korean men away from Vietnamese women, Ch'ae circulated a mythical story about a fatal venereal disease endemic to Southeast Asia that specifically targets male genitalia. Using the theory of subimperialism and postcolonial readings of gender and colonialism, this article reads Ch'ae's story of penile...
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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 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., to be consulted by others (e.g., aspiring bodybuilders, clients, and admirers). This article shows how these bodily representations and realities interact with various expectations and idealizations of the male body. The article proposes to think through the (re)presentation of these bodies via the...
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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 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... century up to the mid-twentieth century, while chapters 3–6 detail the experience of women who entered, survived, and made a difference in traditionally male-oriented engineering schools that were reluctant hosts to these women. The concluding chapter extends into conditions of women in the STEM fields...
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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 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
... following papers. In Chap. 2, Miwa Yokoyama demonstrates the objectification of the female body by European males in the era of scientific Enlightenment in Japan; while in Chap. 4, Kaoru Tachi and Naoko Oyama examine the politics of knowledge played over the concept of gender in the contemporary field...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Medicine in Late Antiquity and Early Medieval China: Gender Discourse and the Birth of Gynecology,” takes readers back more than one thousand years to trace early Chinese gynecology. To breed excellent male heirs had been the patriarchal ideal since ancient China. Although most people used to take it for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... The author silences women's opinions throughout the chapter, even though he pays attention to vasectomies, males’ roles in FP, and some anecdotes about “mother's clubs.” It is not possible to fully understand the entirety of FP without delving into women's experiences and the gendered structure of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... rural majority. At the same time, as Matthew Kohrman explores in his contribution, the deaths of millions of mostly male smokers is regarded as an acceptable exception to the deepening of governmentality. This is one of the most powerful chapters in the book. Drawing creatively on Giorgio Agamben's...
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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 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... clinical labor have emerged from the broader dynamics of (de)industrialization and post-Fordist transition, a process whereby a system of statutory labor protections reserved for the industrial male worker has given way to a far more precarious regime of labor outsourcing that treats workers like private...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... depend on sexual competence, and in some cases, heterosexual couples may find alternative options for sexual satisfaction when the male suffers from erectile dysfunction. Overall, Zhang’s analysis broadens the topic of and adds depth to the study on impotence. Zhang’s book is an excellent case of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... occupy his elevated position in the room. Only at this point is it appropriate for younger males, such as sons and sons-in-law, and senior females, such as the grandmother, to sit down on the sofa or other stools available in the house. Once these family members are seated, the daughters and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., the choice between the “Western” architecture and the “Japanese” variety was something more than a technological decision. Buildings of brick and stone, during the earliest decades of the Meiji period, were represented as “strong,”“eternal,” and “male” in nature, representing the European civilization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Agency and the local government. It published one toxicological study on the effect on mice of groundwater at the RCA site: both female reproductive organs and male livers were found to exhibit significantly increased cancer rates after exposure ( Wang et al. 2002 ). In addition, the team found a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... population of traders and laboring-class migrants seeking wealth or, more commonly, employment. Chinese migrants comprised the majority of the population from the late 1840s onward and three-quarters of it from the end of the nineteenth century. Most Chinese were single males of peasant background toiling in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2008
... embodied by the agents of American nation-building projects, often male, middle-class engineers, who displayed the zeal of secular missionaries for their work. Equally important is his treatment of the ambivalence of racial assumptions. Certainly, the characterization of other peoples as inferior is...