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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... dose specificity. In the last twenty years, such studies have almost always been required as part of the clinical data package needed for approval of Western drugs in the Japanese market. We examine the ways in which ethnobridging studies, based on an anthropologically questionable concept of ethnic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mareile Flitsch Knowledge organisation, embodiment of knowledge and knowledge representation are important issues for an anthropology of technology, which seeks to explore the ways in which people find and shape everyday solutions to social and technical challenges. This article discusses the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... promote enhanced yields and production of irrigated rice through improved seed germplasm and other technologies of development. The Tapo-Memo scheme and the initiative known as “Seeds of Life” illustrate contrasting engagements with technoscientific development. We adopt three intersecting anthropological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...
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Published: 01 September 2009
Fig. 2 Anthropological research using the internees of Boven Digoel (From: KITLV Leiden) Fig. 2. Anthropological research using the internees of Boven Digoel (From: KITLV Leiden) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the friction in yihuan guanxi is produced from within situated discourses of the human and thus must be understood within shifting understandings and practices of humanness. Mei Zhan Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 e-mail: mzhan@uci.edu 20 09 2010...
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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 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Taiwan as “the paradigmatic example of the technohybrid regime” ( 2003 : 12). Where Keller and Samuels tend to take states as the primary units of analysis, scholars in STS and anthropology have sought to decenter the state and to attend seriously to nonstate actors including institutions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... numerous programs and to get keyed in to the difficulties and dilemmas involved in disease surveillance and quantification. I was privy to the ambivalence surrounding surveillance data and followed debates concerning program direction and funding. I conducted standard anthropological fieldwork: participant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... anthropological research in the Biopolis, Singapore, I track science practices that weave intricate relationships among many things—researchers, governments, capital, populations, mutations, maladies, and emotions in the Asian tropics. This vibrating web of interrelationships among material and nonmaterial things...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...,” fulminates Peter Lorge (2008: 7) . I agree, and one of my main objections is an anthropological one: the teleologies of modern or early modern history erase or ignore key forms of past experience that may well have been an essential part of existence for the members of the societies we are studying...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 469–474.
Published: 01 December 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... useful in advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in modern Chinese society and history, medical anthropology, and the anthropology of food, among others. The collection raises important questions for further research, not least how changing attitudes toward life and modes of power are actually...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 June 2014
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: Experimental Stem Cell Therapy and Patient Recruitment in India . Anthropology and Medicine 16 , no. 2 : 147 – 63 . Rose N. ( 1999 ). Powers of Freedom: Reframing Political Thought . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Rose N. ( 2001 ). The Politics of Life Itself...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... medical anthropology. Rather than treating the body as biological and neural essence, or confining himself to using simplified dichotomies (e.g., body vs. society, biology vs. psychology), the author examines aspects of the impotence epidemic in its specific historical context. Zhang considers patients...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... history and practice of human rights, a domain that has emerged as a specifically modern juridical framework ( Riles 2006 ) with universal ambition that purports to secure the integrity and dignity of this very figure. This work has included patient considerations of anthropology’s engagement with these...