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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jaehwan Hyun There has been a growing concern about a new way of thinking about race in genomics. STS scholars have tried to make sense of the ways race came to be a part of the scientific, medical, and legal fields in the name of genomics. This article adds to this STS literature on race and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 419–426.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Wen-Hua Kuo TAKEZAWA YASUKO 竹沢泰子, ed., Jinshu gainen no fuhensei wo tou: Seiyoteki paradimu wo koete 『人種概念の普遍性を問う:西洋的パラダイムを越えて』 [ Is Race a Universal Idea? Transcending the Western Paradigm ] Kyoto : Jimbun Shoin 京都:人文書院, 2005 . 548 pp. ¥3,990 . TAKEZAWA YASUKO 竹沢泰子, ed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... The purpose of the project is to collect genetic data from the “four great ethnic groups” of Taiwan in order to build a national database. This paper has three parts. First, I briefly review how the relationship between genetic attribution and the conceptualization of race/ethnicity has been addressed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... diverse patients into distinct, subordinate races and transferred them between Singapore and other countries. Singapore was also an unruly “coolie town” where, utilizing the weapons of the weak, Chinese sufferers contested the psychiatric regime in the asylum and continued to seek treatment and care...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Philip S. Cho; Nathan Bullock; Dionna Ali The socially calculated Asian body is an abstract discursive space bridging early twentieth- and twenty-first-century Pan-Asianism across multiple scientific understandings of race and ethnicity. In the early twentieth century, the pan-Asian body was a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
... an important set of issues that goes beyond the keywords flagged in the title to address the contradictions of biomedical meanings of race and population, as well as concerns over the clinical efficacy of genetic testing. It is among the very first books to look at the intersection of these issues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... enhancement within elite sports and digital technology is a probe for a greater value system. This discussion inevitably forces us to reexamine our own values with the help of the tentative conceptual scheme that his article provides. Jaehwan Hyun's “Asians—a Doping-Friendly Race? Antidoping Research and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... lasting impact on India’s postindependence engagement with technology—particularly as a foundation for many later enterprises. In pursuing these arguments, the author underlines the curious intersections of race, class, gender, colonial policies, and nationalistic expressions. The sewing machine was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... on mental illnesses. However, these studies did not thoroughly explore the subtle disparity between the theoretical bases of these diseases or clarify whether intrinsic biological (e.g., physical and mental) characteristics or extrinsic determinants of race determine the manifestation of mental...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the Japanese race. Osawa's agenda included the issuing of prenuptial health certificates and the eugenic control of marriage, which paved the way for state intervention in the private lives of the Japanese people. Terazawa's chapter focuses on physician Yamazaki Masashige who compared the menstruation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2008
...” to enlarge its spheres of influence in the Pacific (p. 206) and gain appropriations from the Diet for naval expansion. Katō Tomosaburō, a principal player in the IJN, realized that the international agreement would end an unlimited naval race with the United States—a race that Japan could not win...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Japanese scholars including myself have never viewed, they provide us with novel and valuable information. The chapter that impressed me most is chapter 5, in which Kim explains that it was not only medical science but also German anthropology—known for its obsession with the study of race—that was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
... the doctors. Among his interventions is his effort to stop a children’s race, on the grounds that the government is lying about radiation levels, and it is in fact not safe for the children to ingest the air so vigorously, especially on the highly contaminated (according to him) track. He hands out...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in Modern China, 1920s–1940s.” The author uncovers women's agency, unlike other modern China historians who emphasize female physical education to save the country and to build up the race. Health and beauty were not always juxtaposed in China until they became popular in the 1920s in the period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2012
... beginning of a tough task that incorporates this region and its people into the global landscape of STS. “The Voice on the Bridge” does not stand alone; it belongs to an ongoing book project that concerns race and pharmaceutical regulations in East Asia. I hope someday STS readers in the field will have the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2008
... dismiss. Throughout the book, Adas considers the role of race, class, gender, and religious thinking in America's technological imperatives. He particularly shows how ideas of technological progress drew on a white, middle-class, masculine view of both nation and society. This view was projected and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... author extends her examination of the paradoxical failures of dominant animacy hierarchy by examining the leaking boundaries between human and animal at the intersection of sexuality and race. The consistent omission of genitalia in cultural representations of animals serves as a site for revising the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2014
... was able to influence the development of population control policies in the immediate postwar period, building on the foundations of its earlier work on Japanese race biology and eugenics. The introductory chapter of this volume provides a useful orientation to the subject of public health in Asia...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and racially charged specter of having Japanese students examine German patients. Unfortunately, the monograph does not provide a sharp analytic framework for assessing the broader impact of such questions of race and nation. Indeed, the strong emphasis on actor-centered perspectives and the heavy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... encountered through her fieldwork in Shanghai. The first section, “Entanglements,” presents the ways in which Chinese medicine is embedded in worlds of race, class, politics, and money. In chapter 1 (“Getting on Track with the World”), for example, Zhan presents a doctor who markets herbal medicines to...