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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (1): 57-79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 complementary and alternative medicine correlativity evidence-based medicine decentering STS Chinese medicine Central and Eastern Europe political economy What can Chinese Medicine (CM) offer science, technology, and society...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (1): 73-92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Europe to `nontraditional locations' such as Eastern Europe, China, and India. Within China, the post-socialist reform of health care, internal divisions of labour and the politicization of the healthcare system have all created the conditions under which contract clinical trial work is becoming an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 107-139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... new type of personalized medicine. The central building block of this bridge is the Chinese medical concept of zheng 證/証, variously translated into English as syndrome, pattern, or type. My paper places side by side two different genealogies of how zheng assumed this central role. The first genealogy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 401-430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... “Since women [a]re a grade below men on the evolutionary ladder, female hermaphrodites [are] more common, as evolutionary forces always strove forwards.” 77 This completely misses Zhu's central thesis in Women over Men (1941; 1948), the third volume of his “Modern Biology” series that came before...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (3): 383-418.
Published: 01 September 2010
... standards, will be my central theme. I begin by briefly discussing three concepts central to my paper: innovation, technical standards, and demonstrations. I then move on to a short history of a specific Japanese program of experimentation, pointing to some of the ways in which something called “HDTV...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 381-395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of medical systems, this article focuses on the events and interests that led to the establishment of the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine in early 2004, which can be regarded as the official establishment of Sowa Rigpa as a medical system. The discussion then moves on to the consequences of this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 313-327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... drug consumer markets of Western Europe and North America, with a smaller number carried out in Japan, Canada, and Australia. Since the mid-1990s, however, a growing percentage of trials have been relocated offshore in the so-called emerging economies of India, China, Latin America, Central and Eastern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 175-177.
Published: 01 March 2010
... seismology lost its position and redefined its past as a mere “local science” under the influence of external changes. Vividly recounted, this very detailed approach will appeal to many readers—indeed, it appealed enormously to me. And while I appreciate the suggestion that Japan's central position was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (2): 219-223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... collectively written introduction opens the volume by laying out the book’s central arguments. Chinese medicine is without doubt central to Vietnamese medicine, but its practitioners defined themselves just as much in opposition to the North, as China has often been referred to in Vietnamese texts, as they saw...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (1): 119-125.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., Gender, and Internationalism von Oertzen focuses on how European women (from countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy and from Eastern Europe) formed collaborative academic networks in the period leading to the Second World War, including how the women created hospitality...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (2): 267-272.
Published: 01 June 2011
...,” edited rapidly, while the impact of the conference is still in the participants' minds. A session titled “Universities at the Periphery” was introduced by an overview paper by Gavoglu et al. (Athens) with case studies relating to Enlightenment-fringe countries in eastern and southern Europe, seen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 43-56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that Western medicine [ thuốc tây ] has not been able to.… Particularly, many comrades who practice advanced Western medicine have researched on Eastern medicine [ đông y ] and produced reports for the conference. These comrades are scholars of Western medicine; however, when reaching an impasse in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (1): 107-110.
Published: 01 November 2014
... successful model nation, seeking to be compared with the United States or Europe. I think that comparisons within East Asia, as well as with Southeast (Vietnam, chapter 5) and Central Asia, go much further in bringing out the contested, difficult process of the Republic of Korea's medical transformation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 195-213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ( Edwards 2003 , 2010 ). Building on other scholars’ recent work in the history of meteorology (discussed more fully in the conclusion to this article) and following the viewpoints of historical actors who were successful in centralizing meteorology by the end of the nineteenth century, I aim to argue for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 9-16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... discussion of nationalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, we tend to distinguish “Western” and civic nationalism and “Eastern” and ethnic nationalism. Britain, France, and the United States represented Western nationalism, and Germany, Italy, and Japan represented Eastern nationalism until the end...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (2): 127-134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... fields are found in eastern and southern Asia, with lesser areas in Africa and the Americas. In the “rice societies” of Asia, where rice is widely grown and consumed, rice is not a singular object. It is simultaneously an important food crop, forming a large component of the daily food supply for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2007) 1 (2): 183-203.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., Clancey ( 2006 ) argued that Japan did not just imitate Western versions, but brought about a syncretic fusion of Western science and a pragmatic response to Japan's unique Eastern studies on geographic, seismographic and cultural conditions. This paper intends to develop Tsukahara's and Clancey's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2007) 1 (2): 153-165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... for the main meteorological observatory ( Omori 1908 ). Kondo in Taipei headed up the observations and, during disasters, he proceeded to the epicenters. Above Kondo were his superior agents, housed in mainland Japan. 10 After the great earthquake of 1906, the Central Meteorological Observatory...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 159-167.
Published: 01 March 2019
... place within what Sakano calls a “racial replacement paradigm” ( jinshu kōkan paradaimu 人種交換パラダイム) based both on social Darwinist interpretations of racial survival and on legendary accounts of the Jimmu Emperor’s Eastern Campaign to subvert “barbarian” peoples (usually encapsulated as Jinmu tōsei 神武...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 433-438.
Published: 01 September 2008
... supra-national imaginaries such as that of the “global” and “the academy”. Given how central science educational diasporas are to East Asia, and how important East Asian students and faculty are to Western, especially US, scientific institutions' rankings, to fail to acknowledge these aspects of science...