[Ph.D. Dissertation] Wonkwang Jo: The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge and Health Behavior The Social Construction of Medical Knowledge and Health Behavior : using topic modeling on abstracts of breast cancer research and posts from online breast cancer patient forums Author: Jo, Wonkwang (Lecturer, Seoul National University/ Ph.D. Sociology) ** This is a brief summary of his Ph. D. Dissertation This paper seeks to study the process of the social construction of medical knowledge and ..
[M.A. Thesis] Minseo Cho: Social Politics of Unemployment and Cash Transfer; Focusing on the Case of Seoul Youth Allowance (2019) * This paper is a Master’s thesis for the Department of Sociology at Seoul National University. This study analyzes the process of social politics regarding the social question of unemployment, focusing on institutional change of the Seoul City Youth Allowance (YA). Since the financial crisis in South Korea in 1997, unemployment has been a chronic social problem in the form of youth unemployment..
Jae-Hyung Kim_The Competition and Cooperation between the Japanese Government-General of Korea and Korean Society over the Issue of Vagrant Leprosy Patients (2019) Author: Jae-Hyung Kim (Hanshin University) Cite: Jae-Hyung Kim. 2019. "The Competition and Cooperation between the Japanese Government-General of Korea and Korean Society over the Issue of Vagrant Leprosy Patients." Democracy and Human Rights 19(1): 123-164. 더보기 Research on vagrants in colonial Joseon has been largely conducted with a focus on the Japanese Government-General of Korea as an actor..
Interview with Prof. Jung, Keun-Sik : from Peace in East Asia to Social Justice Q1. You have broadened the scope of your research across a variety of topics, from the colonial era to the East Asian Cold War and Post-Cold War eras, all while maintaining a fixed focus on the East Asian Cold War and Division system. We think the keyword that shared among all these topics is "peace". Could you tell us what originally piqued your interest in these issues and what factors are imp..
New Publications on 'Comfort Women Project' A research team, jointly led by Professor Jeong Jin-seong of the Seoul National University Institute for Social Development and Policy Research and Seoul City, has been seeking ways to uncover and share historical data regarding comfort women. Among their efforts is the digital archiving project. They have found the Allied Forces’ records about the Korean victims of Japanese sexual enslavement, ..
Social Economy and Social Value: Ancient Future of Capitalism (2016) Author: Dong-Hyun Ko, Jaeyeol Yee, Myoungsun Moon, Sol Han 더보기 Contents Chapter 1: Rediscovering “Society” - Beyond Markets and Countries - Rediscovery of the Social - The Economic and the Social: the Reformation of the Economy and Society Chapter 2: Is an Economy of Reciprocity and Cooperation Possible? - Economic Human and Social Human - The Economy of Reciprocity and Social Economy Chapter 3:..
Native Koreans’ Attitudes toward Immigrants in Ethnic Enclaves Author Hyomin Park (Assistant Professor, Dep. of Sociology. Seoul University) Seokho Kim (Professor, Dep. of Sociology, Seoul National University) Sanglim Lee (Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs) Source Korean Party Studies Review. No.15(2). 2016 (link) Abstract The objective of this research is to examine the attitude towards immigrants and migration policies among South Korean nativ..
Prof. Bae, Eun-Kyung (2) : the Interdisciplinary Program in Gender Studies in SNU Question: You are currently working as the head professor for the Interdisciplinary Program in Gender Studies. Do you see any changes in students’ attitudes or actions in the lecture room? Bae: There is not much change actually. Normally students who are interested in feminism and social issues that are related to gender take the women’s studies subjects that are offered. Those students who take..
Prof. Bae, Eun-kyung (1) : The (a)Social History of Korean Women's Birth Control Question: Your dissertation was titled, “(A)social history of Korean women’s birth control: 1950s-1970s” (2004). I think the low birthrate issue in Korean society today is an important one with “childbirth” becoming a key concept with broad implications beyond gender, to families, education, housing, social welfare, and all throughout society. Would it be possible for you to explain your thesis ..