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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Howard Chiang Fang Xiaoping , Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press , 2012 . xvi + 294 pp . £60.00, hardcover, £19.99, paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 At the peak of the Cultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with a situation in which traditional practitioners were playing a rather inactive role in rural public health care while there was a serious shortage of health care workers. The author returns to this issue in chapter 9 where he discusses Mao's ideas of relying on barefoot doctors to solve the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 617–620.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Cultural Revolution by examining the impact of barefoot doctor programs in one part of Hangzhou prefecture. Gross further suggests that revolutionary zeal was not a hollow display of political correctness, but rather provided a means to exert social pressure that increased schistosomiasis treatment levels...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... years (an argument more fully developed by Sigrid Schmalzer in a later chapter). That China did things differently than other countries, such as using barefoot doctors and harnessing the masses to record data on seismology, makes this international praise all the more significant. Brock argues that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...” but a socialist project, which made an explicit link between health provision and increased production and economic development ( Wilenski 1976 : 51). The barefoot doctor scheme is sometimes considered to have promoted the use of traditional medicines, but a glance at The Barefoot Doctor ' s Manual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... shift from a public health model to an entrepreneurial model. Zhan examines the historical movement from a postrevolutionary medical system, with its emphasis on prevention, the mobilization of lay knowledge and traditional medicine in the barefoot doctor service, and the constitution of medical care...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... memory making, in which anger is diffused by the conjuring up of embodied memories of years of exchanging cigarettes within dense webs of male-centered sociability. Part 3 of the volume is titled “Governing Life.” Yang Nianqun's chapter (translated by Everett Zhang) on the rise of the barefoot doctor...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society 7498275.
Published: 11 October 2019
... amchi, chapter 4 ( The Medico-Cultural Revolution ) also provides original insights into how Tibetan medicine at that time reemerged, radically trans- formed, as a legitimate part of China s health care system. Hofer accomplishes this by analyzing three key texts: the Barefoot Doctors Manual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 449–463.
Published: 01 September 2019
... locations, mobile health workers, sent-down youths, barefoot doctors, county officials, peasants—as well as an emphasis on rural health enabled scientific coordination across time and space, as well as the implementation of local prevention campaigns that advocated for drinking purified water, avoiding...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... doctors who rotated their stays in rural areas, it was the “barefoot doctors” ( chijiao yisheng ) who were front and center in the implementation and official representation of the socialist health-care system (see Farquhar 2002 ). Plucked from local communes, barefoot doctors practiced basic health care...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... practice medicine such as barefoot doctors ( rkang rjen sman pa ), Tibetan doctors ( sman pa ), and so-called Chinese doctors ( rgya sman pa ) who practice biomedicine. For a more detailed description of the Amdo healing context, see Bassini 2007 : 58–62. References Bassini, Patrizia (2007...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., she was moved to Tong County for one year to serve the peasants and to be “reeducated.” There she taught “barefoot physicians,” performed cesarean sections on women and pigs, and treated long-neglected gynecological complications among peasants. From 1966 to 1970, she was demoted and assigned daily...