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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Soyoung Suh DiMoia John P. , Reconstructing Bodies: Biomedicine, Health, and Nation-Building in South Korea since 1945 Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2013 . 296 pp . $45 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Biomedicine and public health have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... by social scientists and medical researchers since the mid twentieth century. Secondly, I analyze the history of biomedicine in Taiwan and the social and political context of the formation of the TBB project and its precursors. Thirdly, I examine the TBB's theoretical and methodological assumptions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... periphery of biomedicine. Antidoping scientists did not, then, engage with debates on the use of racial categories when applying concepts of personalized medicine and pharmacogenomic studies in biomedicine. They used racial categories in their studies of the UGT2B17 gene without concern, and their research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Geoffrey Samuel This introduction to the special issue of EASTS begins with a survey of recent social scientific work on medicine and healing in Tibetan and Himalayan societies. The author considers the specificity of the Tibetan encounter with biomedicine in comparison with that experienced by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... empirically draw on Chinese medicine (CM) and its relation to biomedicine, but we explore the modes by which CM was enacted in the historical, political, and sociomaterial settings of socialist and postsocialist Central Europe. We show that not only specific correlations but also correlativity itself—as the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is embraced by technoscientific researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and journalists. The alpha human’s defining characteristic is the extended longevity, or even immortality, made possible by the developments in biomedicine, artificial intelligence, and robotics. On the other hand, the figure...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Family Planning Birth Control IUD Population Biomedicine South Korea Cold War In an editorial published in The New York Times in January 2006 following the admission of falsified images contained in the work of South Korean scientist Hwang Woo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
... university and funded by a national granting agency, dedicated to bioscience and biomedicine in Asia. Given Singapore's close identification with this realm of knowledge creation, capital accumulation, clinical and laboratory practice, visual imaging, and storytelling—particularly embodied in the creation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Taiwan 2016 The interaction with, or translations (as the term is used in this volume) of, biomedicine in Tibetan medical practice is the point of departure in this thought-provoking and ethnographically rich volume. The volume, edited by three of the most prominent medical anthropologists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2017
... temporary political scheme established by two weak regimes, a number of innovative ideas were proposed for Suzhou National Medicine Hospital as a part of Eastern medicine , a term loosely defined as a rival to biomedicine. As the authors point out, this convergence proved short-lived, because the practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... medicine in an inextricable embrace with “the West,” commercialization, and biomedicine. Instead of searching for authentic, seamless systems, Zhan argues, the truth about Chinese medicine can be found exactly in the fragmented, specific “entanglements, negotiations, and dislocations” revealed in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... legal problems (such as alcoholism, drug addiction, and obesity) as medical problems (e.g., Zola 1972)” ( Clarke et al. 2010 ). Biomedicalization is characterized by shifts in the political economy of biomedicine, the focus on health itself and risk management, the integration of biomedicine with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... deftly described in the book. The chapter depicts the trajectory of sociocultural forces involved in the development of Chinese medicine in treating impotence. The reform of traditional Chinese medicine is explored with the increasing prominence of biomedicine. The emphasis on clinical reasoning and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
... centerpiece of the book. Third, it is not just the Fore who have been defined through kuru. Anderson gives us every reason to argue that twentieth-century biomedicine writ large is kuru science. Kuru research helped propel applied medical anthropology into being. It generated Nobel Prize–winning work on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Chinese medicine (CM) to Central Europe and its relationship with biomedicine, the authors do not follow conventional narratives on either “CM goes global” or the integration of biomedicine and Asian healing arts. Instead, they absorb STS sources from previous EASTS issues—notably “The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 107–110.
Published: 01 November 2014
... factors contributing to the rise of biomedicine in post-1945 South Korea, it should not be surprising that the majority of the evidence presented takes up the emerging medical community as characterized primarily in terms of Western-trained doctors, nurses, and related categories of caregivers, as well as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the dissertation, Barbara—ever the close reader—pointed to a difference in the language that had been used to describe and analyze an indigenous medicine and the clinics of biomedicine operating in the same area. Needless to say—this research being contemporary cultural anthropology—in the first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... practices and knowledge but an evolving process that is defined by its interactions with and opposition to other processes, including TCM and biomedicine. The authors of the eleven chapters of SMFSP set out to challenge common misunderstandings of VTM and help it move out of the shadow of TCM. A...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Chinese medicine's existence unconstrained by biomedical directives and allowed it to develop within a unique American conceptual framework. “Reacting to what is perceived as biomedicine's focus on the physiological, those who describe themselves as favoring a holistic orientation often use the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Taiwan have accumulated in fields such as biomedicine and public health, science policy and education, and power infrastructure and civil engineering projects. In contrast, agriculture is a less studied subject. Chi-Wei Liu's book Meiyuan niandai de niaoshi bingbu ruyan 美援年代的鳥事並不如煙, although written...