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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Alfred J. Montoya This article explores the collection, compilation and circulation of contested quantitative data within an emerging HIV/AIDS apparatus in Vietnam, a United States–led apparatus that prioritizes indicators of performance, fiscal efficiency, and quantitative measures of program...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 345–347.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jia-shin Chen Hans Tao-Ming Huang 黃道明 , ed., Aizi zhili yu zaidi xingdong 愛滋治理與在地行動 [ AIDS Governance and Local Actions ] Chungli, Taiwan : National Central University , 2012 . 252 pp. Hans Tao-Ming Huang 黃道明 , ed., Aizi fangzhi, falu yu yuyue de zhengzhi 愛滋防治、法律與愉悅的政治 [ HIV...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alfred Montoya Abstract This article examines emerging strategies employed by nongovernmental organizations working in HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Vietnam that have been put to work in the recent past in the context of precipitous declines in US funding for such work through the President’s...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... theoretical approach based on Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's notion of assemblages, which differs significantly from Latourian actor network theory. The concept's analytic advantages are illustrated by a case study of Taiwan's campaign to stem HIV transmission among injection drug users. It is hoped that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., even though such prosperity did not provide immunity to the problem of HIV. It was in the end only through international aid that the therapy, although nearly one decade late and only available to those striving for inclusion ( Nguyen 2010 ), could be accessed by HIV-infected individuals in the global...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
... presence in an STS journal, as the book is concerned more with subjects who bear the stigmata of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and illegal drug use in a marginalized ethnic society than with the objects, knowledge, and (infra)structures that are dubbed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... asymptomatic carriers of infectious disease in various countries is still patchy, and it is a somewhat difficult research subject for the period before the late nineteenth century and the use of microscopes and other devices to discover pathogens. For carriers of HIV/AIDS we do have reliable knowledge for many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Science and Technology Studies ). In order to illustrate how the relationships between science, technology, and society were constructed historically in the Japanese context, part 2 discusses various STS-related cases in Japan: Minamata disease, itai-itai disease, the Monju trial, the HIV-tainted blood...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 495–501.
Published: 01 December 2018
... fosters sophisticated techniques of self-curation on social media platforms as the communities take on increasingly digitized forms. Alfred Montoya’s study of the social networking strategies adopted by HIV/AIDS workers in the face of drastic reductions in funding uncovers a naive adherence to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
... new surveys of science in China. Each author deals with science in China from a distinctive ethnographic vantage point: one from an examination of the pseudoscience of qigong; another from participation in a HIV/AIDS study in Yunnan Province; the last from both a participation in and analysis of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., especially in light of such new epidemics as HIV/AIDS, complicate how we interpret the role of barefoot doctors in the history of rural medicine in China? These minor complaints notwithstanding, this book is a solid piece of scholarship that demonstrates the value of combining detailed archival work with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 December 2009
... many Japanese hemophiliacs with HIV in 1980s and 1990s. As to organ transplants, it is well known that the furor surrounding heart transplantation and the medical definition of death was considerable in Japan—it even attracted anthropologists' attention (see, for example, Margaret M. Lock, Twice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2010
... arise over some medical decisions in the West, for example genetic testing or HIV testing. There might well be something to be gained by considering a Confucian, family-centred approach to such decisions, given the extent to which the medical information and decisions involved affect family relations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... HIV/AIDS, from denial in the 1980s to an increasingly proactive stance since 2000, a turnabout that Kaufman argues has contributed to increasingly tolerant and sympathetic responses to AIDS victims among the Chinese public. Wu Fei's chapter on a nongovernmental suicide-intervention program targeting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 December 2015
... explosion in the number of courses witnessed all over the world since the 1980s, “Chinese medicine” used in very diverse situations and milieus (for example, in postwar Iraq, in Africa, in Europe and America in high-tech hospitals for pain relief, in AIDS/HIV or cancer care projects, and in private clinics...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... transformation of HIV/AIDS aid provision in Vietnam, relying on the nation-state and its own abstract ambiguity for legitimacy. He shows how, as support for HIV-related services wanes, local organizations draw on social media to build and activate specific communities to make ends meet. The success of this turns...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... problems in the current political economy of health care and clinical trials in China. In January 2003, four HIV-positive farmers from Henan province, representing a further 15, sent a letter of complaint to the US National Institutes of Health and the Chinese Ministry of Health claiming that they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... includes nine case studies: the Minamata disease, itai-itai disease, Monju incidents, food poisoning, AIDS transmission due to the transfusion of HIV-infected (non-heat-treated) blood products, BSE, GMOs, climate change, Japanese social movements for medical waste, and the Winny Scandal (the software...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
... international research bodies (academic, corporate, and hybrid) accessing Asia, and for Asian access to the global biotechnology research realm. Alfred Montoya addresses this quite directly in this article on American models for addressing HIV/AIDS in Vietnam. A second is “ Asian Biotechnology,” which seeks...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
... HIV harm reduction policy of Taiwan. He convincingly shows that this particular approach works better to explain the case study than does another theory of a similar origin (Latour's actor network theory, or ANT). The concept of assemblages proves to be a useful perspective on the harm-reduction...