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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
... instrument of colonial power. Yet, their efficacy was at best modest. With the outbreak of the March First Independence Movement in 1919, the 1920 census could not be conducted. Though subsequent censuses were successfully executed every 5 years from 1925 till the end of Japanese rule, the Government-General...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... devoting the whole book to one case study of a specific discipline or institution, Lam diligently analyzes a series of undertakings, such as censuses, social surveys, and archeological studies, as representative of a new style of collecting and representing social facts. To tackle the decentralized nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... database society has the potential to undermine both traditional and critical readings of society by introducing an entirely new register for the production and representation of the term. This has happened before. When the decennial census first became a habitual technopolitical means of making colonial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... potently illustrates). His analysis of the rate of infection in the Taisho (1912–1926) period, which he explains as a “negative effect... of urbanization and the move to a market economy” (28), correlates with data about children's health extracted from a census conducted in Gunma Prefecture, some 100 km...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Thus we will soon be publishing the first Indonesian STS special issue, and might have a mining story from Latin America with Asia as its method. Former associate editor Shang-Jen Li once posted a spoof news article on his Facebook page—“US Census Bureau to Reclassify Filipinos from ‘Asian’ to ‘Pacific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
... became for many the kuru region. The bodies of the Fore and their social lives were reframed in relation to kuru; the census of the Fore became a kuru census; the map of the Fore delineated a Kuru map” ( Anderson 2008 : 32). Simultaneously, kuru became a popular and often exotic preoccupation for several...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 469–474.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... In 1950, Asia (East, South Central, and Southeast) made up 54.2 percent of the global population, and those numbers were growing rapidly. By comparison, Africa represented 9 percent of the world's population, while Latin America and the Caribbean accounted for a mere 6.5 percent ( US Census Bureau...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... who are equipped for it by familiarity with the details of their own culture, since both research and policy concerning population in Asia must, in the last analysis, be developed by the people concerned.” 19 The results included a study of the 1938 census, a report on Taiwan's population to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... system instituted by the colonial government, people were classified according to “race”—two categories of Han and two categories of aborigines, those from the plains and those from the mountains ( Wang 2005 ). The Japanese colonial government conducted seven censuses, in 1905, 1915, 1920, 1925, 1930...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
... first decades of the twentieth century, the problem of leprosy drew attention from different sectors of the Taiwanese society. In 1900, five years after the island was ceded to Japan after the Chinese defeat in the Sino–Japanese war, the first census of lepers was conducted by the colonial government...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... with their gazes, including one turned toward the camera/us. The other is of “Zigas, [Jack] Baker, and Gajdusek at the dining table/desk/autopsy bench at Okapa. Human brains on the plate, specimen bottles on the window-sill, and census books on a folding table,” with Gajdusek looking through a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... medicine, as well as unhygienic Dickensian lifestyles of the non-European migrant and indigenous residents. Early dissatisfactions were expressed in Straits Times in 1859 on the difficulties in collecting accurate census from the transient immigrant populace. Describing it as “something like a maze...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ). Establishing the “unique” identity of native subjects had vexed East India Company administrators from the earliest Indian census, dating back to 1780 ( Cohn 1996 ). A century later, this anxiety took the material form of forensic techniques such as anthropometry, leading eventually to fingerprinting and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
... address a range of social issues with a progressive rhetoric, one adaptable to a wide range of national contexts. Leaving aside eugenics for the moment, population has represented a concern in East Asia for arguably more than a millennium, with various registration schemes and census documents...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... northern Taiwan, and Anping, a Hokkien fishing village in the south. These two areas represented diverse regions of social and economic development. The three surveys examined 19,931 Chinese through the census method; Lin published the results in 1953. The Chinese population's dissimilar cultures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in obtaining accurate census data, given that people were not giving correct information out of simple ignorance ( Population Council 1963: 11 ). However, it was evident by the end of the trial period that the taboo attached to the term family planning had changed. In 1965, through a cabinet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Japanese regime, including not only tangible assets but also intangible institutions such as the household registration system, land survey, population census, natural history research, and the sophisticated mapping of natural and social terrain. Through fifty years (1895–1945) of governance under colonial...