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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mei Zhan This article examines yihuan guanxi , or relations between medical professionals and patients, under China's health-care reform. Invoking “biopolitics” as a way of understanding the capillary workings of power in producing specific forms of lives and humans, I explore the ways in which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... standards and premodern traditions. Fourth topic is about the modernizing phase of health care system in Korea between 1876 and 1910. The health care system in Korea underwent tremendous changes from 1876 to 1910. In this process, the recently imported Western practices gradually came to occupy the center...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to mediate between the experiences of a well-established public health system with systems of quality management and visions for future health systems in emerging economies. A health care act passed by the Indonesian government promising widespread reforms in the direction of more public health care...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 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 (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... American occupiers on “backward” Japanese public health practices, or could one see in the reform any element alluding to the historical continuity? To tackle this question, Aldous and Suzuki embark on thorough and careful examinations of cases and come up with two main arguments. First, synergies between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... niches of society that offer a cure for bodily ailments but also in respect of those that—in accordance with the way Cartesian dualism has divided health care—are increasingly consumed as aspects of preventive medicine, namely taijiquan , and qigong . 1 7 2008 10 3 2009 © National...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... The mental asylum thus had a both modernizing and marginal role. As an international port city, Singapore was a major center for internationally crisscrossing flows, yet the transnationalism in mental health policy remained connected to colonial power in two ways: the British simplified the culturally...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Christopher G. Harding This article offers a four-part framework for exploring the complexities and nuances of a modern and contemporary phenomenon in health care and broader public discourse in many parts of the world: the “religion-psy dialogue,” the increasing interchange between the thinkers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Paul Kadetz In the normative health care discourse, safety is represented as a concept that is at once universal, irrefutable, and inherently beneficent. Yet, research at local levels in the Philippines challenges these assumptions embedded in the biomedical construction of safety. This article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 2018
... research is not only concerned with the general social impact of S&T but also has shifted to more diverse themes embracing wider empirical research, including environmental and sustainable environmental development, social studies of emerging technologies, health care, technological learning and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... traced to two simultaneous and interlinked processes—the steady erosion of state welfare provision and the successive reforms that have reshaped access to health care in the large urban hospital over the past three decades. The liberalization of health care was one of the first and most comprehensive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... 2014. I thank participants of the panel “How Mad Are You? The Asylum, Psychiatric Therapeutic Regimes, and Mental Health Care in Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century China, Japan, and Korea” for their helpful comments, especially Susan L. Burns and Theodore Jun Yoo. I am also grateful to two reviewers for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... Emperor Puyi in 1912, attempts to improve health in the early republic included the militarisation of educational culture in the warlord period (1917–1927). This was informed by Western trends in physical exercise for national vitality and linked to the failure of the Chinese ‘Self-Strengthening’ reform...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... footsteps of countries with well-funded science institutions and health care systems. That is, in China industrial and economic policies might prioritize rapid development and the translation of research to the clinic, whereas international guidelines require substantial investment in closely regulated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... gynecology and obstetrics department at the newly founded Peking Medical College Third Hospital. At this time, it was reported, a great number of female students studying at the eight colleges in Beijing were not menstruating regularly. In 1960, the director of the Beijing Health Bureau communicated with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... role of the Chinese state in creating modern health care institutions, Chinese medicine scholars began to define their practice around the term bianzheng lunzhi 辨證論治. This new expression—the phrase is not found in the literature from the Republican era—was indeed centered on the concept of zheng...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... neurodegenerative disease kuru, the International Biological Program of the 1960s, and the imperial competitions between F. MacFarlane Burnet’s Australian research empire and Gajdusek’s US National Institutes of Health. Kuru was a celebrity disease in the 1960s, sometimes speculated to be a culture-specific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... health to the Korean nation ( Kang, Kim, and Han 2006 ; T.-H. Kim 2008 ). For instance, a government report predicted that Hwang’s research would bring USD 300 billion in economic benefit ( Ha 2005 ). After the Hwang affair, however, the Korean government and the scientific community became more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... concerning the significance of the barefoot doctor program for rural health-care reform since the early 1950s. The context for this narrative took concrete shape with the advent of the Communist regime in 1949, when county hospitals gradually replaced existing county clinics (which had been primarily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the relations among states, populations, scientific knowledge, and administrative practice in other historical trajectories and social locations. As Mei Zhan points out in her article in this volume (“Human Oriented? Angels and Monsters in China's Health-Care Reform”), the idea of biopolitics has...