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Excess, Lack, and Harmony: Some Confucian and Taoist Approaches to Family Planning and Population Management—Tradition and the Modern Challenge

GELING SHANG

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the significant role that Chinese religious traditions have played in the context of family planning and related issues. It argues that the idea of family planning or population ... More


Population Management: Registration, Classification, and the Remaking of Society

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through an examination of the various means by which the state tracked and delineated the population, particularly through the household registration system, chapter 7 explores how state practices of ... More


Dickens’s Supernumeraries

Emily Steinlight

in Populating the Novel: Literary Form and the Politics of Surplus Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501710704
eISBN:
9781501710728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710704.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter begins with the exploration of how the Dickensian city novel works toward forging alternative modes of sociality out of the human surplus. It studies the political stakes of Charles ... More


Captive for Life

Irus Braverman

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Drawing on ethnographic research of leading conservation biologists, this chapter describes the erosion of the distinctions between species management in captivity and its conservation in wild ... More


In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Gerard Daniel Cohen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The end of the Second World War in Europe gave way to a gigantic refugee crisis. Thoroughly prepared by Allied military planners, the swift repatriation of millions of former forced laborers, ... More


Ceding Care to the Corporation: Making Doctors Disappear

Timothy J. Hoff

in Next in Line: Lowered Care Expectations in the Age of Retail- and Value-Based Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190626341
eISBN:
9780190626372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626341.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The forces impacting the doctor-patient relationship cede many care responsibilities from the individual primary care physician to the health care organization. Many physicians are now salaried ... More


The Policing of Risk

Richard V. Ericson and Kevin D. Haggerty

in Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035185
eISBN:
9780226035178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035178.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines police as agents of a risk society. Police increasingly function as knowledge collectors for insurance companies and other private and governmental systems of risk assessment ... More


Does the healthcare system help or hinder our health?

Davies and

in Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the problems inherent in the healthcare system today, and explores what a health system that copes with illness and also helps us to live well for longer might look like. ... More


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