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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Bosco Lourdusamy Arnold David , Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India’s Modernity Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . 232 pp. $32.00 hardcover, $18.00 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The way...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... drawn from the Indian experience to highlight particular risks associated with digital governance and biopolitics. An overview of state and social technological interventions in India shows multiple intersections of sovereign and disciplinary powers. Together, these intersections give new meanings to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... States and have returned to India, giving credence to social network theory. Despite advances in technology, face-to-face interaction was the most preferred form of collaboration. 31 10 2014 04 4 2015 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 research collaboration...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Prasanna Kumar Patra; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner Based on a case study of a clinical stem cell intervention (CSCI) center in Chennai, India, this article explores distinct entrepreneurial strategies for the promotion of unrecognized clinical stem cell applications in India. It shows that the center...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... spheres across time and space, ultimately producing a hybridization of the real. 14 02 2017 31 05 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 bodybuilding Internet use social media Indian middle class urban India fitness identity online...
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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 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... funding to a range of biomedical research at Biopolis and adjacent academic and clinical institutes. Its stated aim is to make Singapore the Biopolis of Asia, the premier life sciences hub in a region where several much more populous states, notably China, India, and South Korea, are rapidly scaling up...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... penetration—South Korea and Singapore—and two countries with a relatively low level—India and Vietnam. In each country we see how different forms of the human emerge, in part out of the ways in which technological infrastructure develop and intertwine with social order. In this introduction we reflect on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
...” products that suit the demands of the market. In India, these new formulations fall under the category of “Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicines,” which are distinct from classical, textual (shastric) formulations already in the public domain. Proprietary medicines are the object of specific systems of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 425–451.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Calum Blaikie This article traces patterns of continuity and transformation shaping Sowa Rigpa (Tibetan medicine) pharmacy in contemporary Ladakh, Himalayan India. It examines interlinked changes in the way medicines are being formulated, manufactured, assessed, and positioned in relation to wider...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... relationship with Ayurvedic knowledge, since its main aim is to translate traditional formulations into a scientific and legal idiom amenable to the work of patent offices worldwide; and (3) the consequences outside of India of its establishment, in particular at the European Patent Office, where TKDL-based...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... intangible cultural heritage stewardship digital archives India On a hot day in July 2007 I arrived at the New Delhi offices of the Indian central government's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. The reason for my visit was an interview with Dr. A. C. Sharma (a pseudonym), a computer...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... India special economic zones Jaitapur nuclear energy fear actor network theory In December 2010, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India signed an agreement with the French engineering firm Areva to build a 9,900-megawatt nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra ( Jain n.d.; 105–7 ). This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., Taiwan 2018 Aadhaar national database Supreme Court of India Selvi and Others v. Karnataka DNA fingerprinting brain scans polygraph truth serum The long-running debate over Aadhaar, the Indian government’s effort to provide a unique identification number for all 1.3 billion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Central and Southeast Asia (e.g., Tambiah 1977 ; Samuel 1993 ), Sanskrit and the Vedas in India (e.g., Pollock 2006 ), and Islam in the Middle East (e.g., Safi 2006 ). Yet in the modern context, it often appears as if so-called traditional knowledge has lost its connection to power, replaced or at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 2017
... can never be immune to the political context in which controversies emerge. Prasanna Kumar Patra and Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner's article on clinical stem cell intervention (CSCI) captures the emerging ties between Japan and India. Using “bionetworking,” a concept created by the authors to analyze...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... this area. The collection of articles in the edited volume Healing at the Periphery: Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India ( Pordié forthcoming ) gives a good representation of the contemporary position of amchi practice in Ladakh. 2 Through his work first with LNP and later through his own...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... implications. As Rajan brings readers to extravagant industry conferences and company parties in the United States as well as science and technology parks in India, one sees the evident manifestations of the structural shifts with the introduction of what the author describes as “biocapital.” Here, he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
... structure of Tibetan medical knowledge (see, e.g., Millard 2002 ; Smanla and Millard this issue). All this has led to a historical trajectory substantially different from that of “traditional” medicine in China proper or in India. Sowa Rigpa practitioners who were trained in an essentially unreconstructed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... diverse forms Tibetan medicine has retained certain unifying features. Since graduating as a Tibetan doctor from Lhasa Medical College in 1990, Lobsang has practiced Tibetan medicine for the last twenty-two years in various locations in Tibet, India, and the United Kingdom. This article discusses his...