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Title : Public perception of geothermal power plants in Korea follow…
Date : May 9, 2021
Journal title : Public understanding of science
Author : Dong-Hyeon Im, Ji-Bum Chung, Eun-Sung Kim, Ji-Won Moon
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This study sought to determine how the residents of Pohang, Korea, perceive geothermal plants after the 2017 Pohang earthquake by applying social representation theory through a mixed-method approach incorporating qualitative and quantitative research. Th…

Title : Korean mothers’ morality in the wake of COVID-19 contact-tr…
Date : February, 2021
Journal title : Social Science & Medicine
Author : Kim, Eun-sung & Ji-Bum Chung
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The Korean government collects and releases sociodemographic information about people infected with COVID-19, their travel histories, and whether or not the patients wore masks. Korean mothers then upload this information on the boards of online groups ca…

Title : Deep learning and principal-agent problems of algorithmic go…
Date : November, 2020
Journal title : Technology in Society
Author : Kim, Eun-sung
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With the advent of artificial intelligence, stakeholders and experts cede their policy decisions for human affairs to computer algorithms in algorithmic governance. However, they face a new material principal-agent problem, which occurs between computer s…

Title : The Memory of Place Disruption, Senses, and Local Opposition…
Date : 05-03-2019
Journal title : Energy Policy
Author : Kim, Eun-sung & Ji-bum Chung
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The notion of place is quite useful to account for local acceptance of energy transitions. Using semi-structured interviews and content analysis, this article explores how new places are imagined or formed in opposition to wind farms in South Korea, with …

Title : Korean traditional beliefs and renewable energy transitions:…
Date : 2018.12
Journal title : Energy Research and Social Science
Author : Kim, Eun-sung; Chung, Ji-bum; Seo, Yongseok
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Wind farms are constructed in mountainous rural villages where indigenous elderly people believe in Korean traditional beliefs such as pungsu (fengshui or geomancy) thought and shamanism. Built upon mixed qualitative methods, this research examines the re…
63 Title : Between Fraud and Hope: Stem Cell Research in Korea after th…
Date : 2018.06
Journal title : EASTS: An International Journal 12(2): 143-164
Author : Myungsim Kim, Jongyoung Kim, and Hee-Je Bak
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62 Title : Research Misconduct in East Asia’s Research Environments
Date : 2018.06
Journal title : EASTS: An International Journal 12(2): 117-122
Author : Hee-Je Bak
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Title : Public Perception of Energy Transition in Korea: Nuclear Pow…
Date : May 2018
Journal title : energy policy
Author : Chung, Ji-bum & Kim, Eun-sung
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Since President Moon Jae-in took office in May 2017, South Korea has been embroiled in a major social controversy about energy transition. The president's pledge to transition toward renewable energy represented a dramatic change in Korean energy policy, …
60 Title : Research on Science, Technology & Society in Korea: A Critic…
Date : 2017.08
Journal title : Journal of Technology Innovation (기술혁신연구) 25(3): 155-195
Author : Hee-Je Bak
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The goal of the present study is reviewing the literature on the scientific community and also on science, technology & society to increase interactions between innovation studies and social studies of science and technology. Up until now, various empir…
59 Title : Unequal Distribution in the Production of Environmental Risk…
Date : 2017.06
Journal title : ECO 21(1): 229-268
Author : Ju Young Huh and Hee-Je Bak
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The concept of environmental justice has focused on inequality in the distribution of environmental risks across races, classes and regions. By looking at the distribution of chemical pollution emitted by each industrial sector and factory, the present …

Title : Media Cultures and the Representation of Science in Korea an…
Date : 2017.06
Journal title : EASTS: An International Journal 11(3): 331-352
Author : Hee-Je Bak and Daniel L. Kleinman
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In 2008 the Korean government decided to resume importing US beef, leading to a nationwide controversy over the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Korean media coverage of BSE during this controversy demonstrates how me…

Title : Senses and artifacts in market transactions: the Korean case…
Date : October 16, 2017
Journal title : Journal of cultural economy
Author : Kim, Eun-sung
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This article examines the relationship between the senses, artifacts, and trade at South Korean agricultural produce auctions. It explores the impacts of market devices on sensory interactions between auctioneers and buyers that are essential to market…

Title : Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Globalization of Convergi…
Date : 2017.08
Journal title : Science as Culture
Author : Kim, Eun-sung
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The United States (US), European Union (EU), and South Korea had different definitions and visions of technological convergence before interacting with each other from the late 2000s. The Korean government has used Western policies as a benchmark but prod…

Title : Incentivizing research collaboration using performance-based…
Date : 2017.04
Journal title : Science and Public Policy
Author : Do Han Kim Hee-Je Bak
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Despite a growing interest in research collaboration, few studies have examined the influences of policy measures on collaboration practices and on the scientific outcome of the research. By analyzing individual-level panel data of researchers in humaniti…

Title : The Relationship between Public Support for Scientific Resea…
Date : 2016.12
Journal title : Journal of Technology Innovation (기술혁신연구)
Author : Hee-Je Bak⋅ Myungsim Kim
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By analyzing a nationwide survey on Korean publics, this study examines the social determinants of public support for three types of scientific research—basic research aimed at pure knowledge, applied research toward industrial application, and rese…
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