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Published: 01 June 2013
Fig. 2   The number of heart donations in Japan and the United States (data from Japan Organ Transplantation Network , 1997–2010; United Network for Organ Sharing , 1997–2010). The number of donations seems to have increased since 2010 in Japan because of the revised law. But it is also clear More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... disease (vCJD or nvCJD). Measures to stem the disease and its spread to humans continued through the beginning of the 2000s across Europe. In 2001, it became clear that the human form of mad cow disease had spread to East Asia. The United States documented its first case of BSE in 2003, and this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Meghna Sabharwal; Roli Varma In the last two decades, research collaborations inside the United States and with other countries have increased. Scholars who have studied the composition in scientific collaborations have noted demographic factors as important personal attributes. However, little...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Japan, the United States, and other countries from 1868 to 1924. Looking beyond the context of a single East Asian country and East Asia as a region, or the East-West dichotomy, this study places all involved territories within the broader trans-Pacific arena to convey the sense of interconnectivity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kimberly Kelly; Mark Nichter Next to the United States, Japan is the second-largest pharmaceutical market in the world in terms of expenditures. However, the regulatory issues and long clinical testing and approval time for drugs to be marketed in Japan continue to be stumbling blocks for foreign...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 579–599.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Dong-Yuan Tai The field of engineering ethics emerged in the early 1990s in Taiwan, following the example of the United States, which had developed this field over the previous three decades. The Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET) recommends that students of engineering schools study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... analyzing how the adjective humanistic was used to underscore the originality of Japan's family planning program overseas, the article shows that visions of Japanese actors were directly informed by Japan's delicate position in Cold War geopolitics, between the imagined West represented by the United States...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... question this article addresses is how far China's strategy on patenting will enable it to achieve its ambition of challenging the global hegemony of the United States in the field of biomedical innovation to achieve competitive advantage. It begins by examining the politics that underpin the globalized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... migration to the United States and Europe was enhanced by changes to immigration law in and following 1965. Even before this change, however, Korean nurses began traveling abroad for further education and professional development, with the Korean War opening up numerous opportunities consistent with such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear weapons. The immediate task of the young PRC after the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 was to make nuclear radiation visible by iconic metaphors and to teach the population about the dangers of an invisible nuclear fallout should the United States decide to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... article records the trajectory, and hence biolegal progress, of forensic DNA practices in Singapore and compares it with trajectories in England and the United States. The article concludes that Singapore's forensic DNA practices are organized according to the crime control model and therefore safety and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... these forces through a historical lens, with an emphasis on Japan's transition from feudalism to capitalism; the emergence of imperialism and ultranationalism; the postsurrender occupation of Japan by the United States; and the post-Occupation debate over nuclear power. Gramscian analysis highlights key...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and engineers who had studied in the United States formed the π-Club and emerged as leaders of South Korea's scientific community, consistently advocating applied and industrial research. Scientists' newfound political power shifted the core of science and technology from universities to government...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 1950s as part of a rural reconstruction program sponsored by the United States. Aside from establishing a comprehensive web of social-technical institutions associated with modern agriculture, with the focus on the highly regulated rice sector, the program left a profound and multifaceted legacy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... colonial experiences were reconfigured in the 1950s through large-scale infrastructure projects into a new, postcolonial technical aid network linking the United States, Japan, and Southeast Asia during the Cold War. In addition to analyzing the reconstituted power relations at one particular site, this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... extensive, multisited ethnographic research conducted over four years in diverse settings in both China and the United States. The article thus offers an appreciation of standardization as an ongoing series of human encounters, a complex web of human networks shaping the always changing answers to seemingly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 323–345.
Published: 01 April 2014
... gynecology practitioners in Japan, as well as gynecology practitioners in Taiwan, South Korea, Britain, France, and the United States. Comparative analysis of these data by employing the concept of genderscript revealed that multilayered and interrelated inscriptions of gendered norms and relations provided...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in which close ties between Japanese and Indonesian academia have been built. The authors suggest that this Japan-Indonesia network should be understood within the context of Japan as a United States techno-imperial sub-system, forming an extension of the US-centered international structure of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... mid-1970s), the article argues that these Koreans came to the United States after the Korean War for the opportunity to further their studies and in doing so dramatically transformed their science and very possibly their personal identities as well. The major actor motivating this activity, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... resonated with the epistemological and social concerns derived from Japan, Europe, and, gradually, the United States but generated their own ideas of personal, social, and national regeneration. By examining the history of neurasthenia in the light of the interactions among popular culture, the advent of...