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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resulted in a further refinement of Maoist science philosophy that integrated materialism into science policies. 12 08 2016 18 12 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 history of science Maoist China knowledge production historical materialism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
... meaning of Peking man and Yěrén (yetis), so that the conflicts among political elites, scientists groups, and masses in the confusing political cultures of republic, Maoist, and opening-time China are explored in a subtle way. Schmalzer looks at the fluidity of the scientist's identity and social status...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... survival and modernization. Rudi Volti attempts to examine the impact of Maoist-era science on China's contemporary economic success. He argues that the focus on workplace and worker-centered innovation backfired, because instead of being innovative (which it perhaps could have been), it remained largely a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... carried a hint of Maoist romanticism that celebrated worker innovation and indigenous self-reliance. Zhang's IVF program thus offered a pivotal transitional process through which the sociotechnical imaginaries of biomedical reproductive modernity began to form in 1980s China. 11 1 2013 17 9...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Yujing Zhu Everett Yuehong Zhang , The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . 305 pp. $94.95 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Nowadays, if you stroll...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... fluent English introduced them to Big Sand’s experiments. The visitors wrote enthusiastic reports about Big Sand and developed international impressions of Maoist China’s achievements in biological pest control. Chapter 3 is devoted to Yuan Longping, the so-called father of Chinese hybrid rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... minister Chen Minzhang announced the end of the term's usage in official Chinese discourse (175). Few aspects of Maoist China have acquired global repute as positive as the barefoot doctor program. In the late 1970s, the program even appealed to the World Health Organization (WHO), which promoted it as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 617–620.
Published: 01 December 2017
... groundbreaking history of antischistosomiasis campaigns in the People's Republic of China from the 1950s to the 1970s is a must-read for students of governance and mass campaigns during the Maoist period, as well as anyone interested in the history of public health in China and other rural settings...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 591–595.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Yu-ling Huang GREENHALGH SUSAN , Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China Berkeley : University of California Press , 2008 . xxii + 403 pp. $55.00 (hardcover); $26.95 (paper) 17 7 2011 17 7 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Just...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Gonçalo Santos This article revisits the question of the impact of the Green Revolution in the rice-farming region of South China, combining historical and anthropological approaches to technological transformation. The article describes the Chinese “traditional” practice of small-scale wet-rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Melinda Cooper The State Food and Drug Administration of China has reported a dramatic increase in multicentre, multinational clinical trials over the past several years. This is in keeping with a growing trend towards the off-shore outsourcing of clinical trials from North America and Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... asperities of China's reform process need to be mitigated by selective government intervention, if it is to succeed at all. What is envisaged here, however, is something other than the full social insurance offered by the Maoist state. Instead, the doctrine of the Harmonious Society proposes something like a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
... political change. In their final analysis, Goldman and Simon conclude that “China has the potential for developing modern science and technology”, but only if it can overcome the political system based upon its outdated cultural traditions and Marxist–Leninist–Maoist thought (20). The strong link sketched...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... defined, has triumphed in contemporary China, and its absence is superimposed on peasant bodies and rural localities, constructing them as its “backward Other.” If Maoist China 21 conducted this “modernist” agenda under ultra-leftist political campaigns for “socialist revolution” and “socialist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the People's Republic of China. Practices that were long thought of as disappearing folk remedies are flourishing in the intersections of an ethnicity policy committed to multiculturalism, a health policy that encourages self-care and prevention, and a laissez-faire attitude toward the marketing of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... journals. In Maoist and post-Maoist China, the guiding figures of medical integration were young physicians of Western medicine commandeered to study with renowned Chinese medical experts, often against their will, in the course of the 1950s and early 1960s. One of these young physicians was Shen Ziyin...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jiri Hudecek The article attempts to theoretically explain the origins of the nationalist and historicist turn of the Chinese mathematician Wu Wen-Tsun (born 1919). Wu returned to China from France in 1951 as an internationally recognized expert on algebraic topology, but his career was frustrated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... mostly put on hold as a result of growing tensions between the Soviet Union and Maoist China. It should be no surprise under these circumstances that it was a book on acupuncture (not CM) that Vymazal and Milan Tuháček published in 1965. While providing an account of acupuncture’s philosophical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 9–15.
Published: 01 March 2012
... issue to one that concerns China in the early twenty-first century. Richard Suttmeier and Xangkui Yao (2004) contrasted the above-mentioned two modes in China by showing that during the Maoist era, techno-nationalism prevailed. During Deng Xiaoping's era, a market-driven approach came to the fore...