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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mei Zhan This article examines yihuan guanxi , or relations between medical professionals and patients, under China's health-care reform. Invoking “biopolitics” as a way of understanding the capillary workings of power in producing specific forms of lives and humans, I explore the ways in which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... standards and premodern traditions. Fourth topic is about the modernizing phase of health care system in Korea between 1876 and 1910. The health care system in Korea underwent tremendous changes from 1876 to 1910. In this process, the recently imported Western practices gradually came to occupy the center...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to American standard medicine. This review of the history of the changing medical care system in Taiwan identifies a gap between the end of formal colonialism and an invisible colonialism. A new form of colonial medicine in Taiwan unveiled the current global configuration of power and culture during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... analyze how gender appears more or less noticeably in the discursive construction of CS professional identities depending on contexts. This study calls for more careful attention to the processes through which the constructed symbolic hierarchies of geek over nongeek are mediated by unequal structures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... responsible for health-care-related issues were on the “offensive” from the very outset of their nation-building efforts. 21 3 2012 20 2 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 National medicine traditional medicine Vietnam modernization In August 1966, Vietnamese minister of health...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Paul Kadetz In the normative health care discourse, safety is represented as a concept that is at once universal, irrefutable, and inherently beneficent. Yet, research at local levels in the Philippines challenges these assumptions embedded in the biomedical construction of safety. This article...
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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 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sofie á Rogvi; Annegrete Juul; Henriette Langstrup The rhetoric of need is commonplace in discourses of technology and innovation, as well as in global health. Users are said to have a need for innovative technology, and citizens in resource-poor regions to have a need for improved health care. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Christopher G. Harding This article offers a four-part framework for exploring the complexities and nuances of a modern and contemporary phenomenon in health care and broader public discourse in many parts of the world: the “religion-psy dialogue,” the increasing interchange between the thinkers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Europe to `nontraditional locations' such as Eastern Europe, China, and India. Within China, the post-socialist reform of health care, internal divisions of labour and the politicization of the healthcare system have all created the conditions under which contract clinical trial work is becoming an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... niches of society that offer a cure for bodily ailments but also in respect of those that—in accordance with the way Cartesian dualism has divided health care—are increasingly consumed as aspects of preventive medicine, namely taijiquan , and qigong . 1 7 2008 10 3 2009 © National Science Council...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
... rearticulated through these sci-fi narratives. I also argue that such rearticulated values were inscribed in the process of constructing the bioethical code of practice in transplant medicine and deathbed care that took place during the late 1990s. By doing so, this paper confirms the role that sci-fi plays in...
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Published: 01 December 2017
Fig. 2   Caption reads, “Members of a mobile treatment team of the Blue Dragon brigade take care of Vietnamese villagers” ( ROKFV 1968: 70 ) Fig. 2 . Caption reads, “Members of a mobile treatment team of the Blue Dragon brigade take care of Vietnamese villagers” (ROKFV 1968: 70) More
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Published: 01 September 2011
Fig. 1   An office at a Shanghai hospital highlights its “ fuwu principles” of being human oriented ( yirenweiben ), offering warm service and sincere care, and promoting harmonious relations among the hospital, medical practitioners, and patients. Photograph by the author Fig. 1 . An office More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... states, populations, scientific knowledge, and administrative practice in other historical trajectories and social locations. As Mei Zhan points out in her article in this volume (“Human Oriented? Angels and Monsters in China's Health-Care Reform”), the idea of biopolitics has become a method, a way to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... subjects relating to the history of medicine in modern China such as missionary medicine, early psychiatric asylums, urban and rural health care, and the conflict between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). The book covers a long period and its chapters generally follow a chronological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 June 2014
... view renders historical depth to their analysis of self-care. An individual exercising for health reasons is also a living vehicle embodying the cultural meanings in which he or she is immersed. In this sense, the authors reject the idea of universality and singularity of “the body” that biological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
... considers the historical competition among general practitioners whose clinics—complete with beds—came to offer more and more nontherapeutic treatments. Unlike the West, which has inclined to a rigorous distinction between urgent care and long-term care, Japanese hospitals have historically been far less...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... barefoot doctor initiative and the production brigade medical stations where these practitioners worked were established to improve health-care service across rural China. The story of barefoot doctors formally began in 1968, when the People's Daily published a report in September announcing “a...