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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., 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 of Chosŏn had to face...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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 of these various...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... production and representation of the term. This has happened before. When the decennial census first became a habitual technopolitical means of making colonial India “objective to itself,” the age of adulthood was defined as twelve years for men and ten years for women, definitions that were tremendously...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 Islander’” —the most important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 northwest of Tokyo. The latter...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 generations of Australian, American, and English...
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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
... 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 JCRR, and a sampling survey in Taoyuan Hsien (桃園縣...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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, 1935, and 1940. The distinction between people from Fujian and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 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. With a population over three million, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 microscope...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 ushering in a new confidence in the ability of the state to determine the true identity of its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 underscoring this emphasis. 10 Whether these practices constitute a formal demography in the present-day...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... three surveys examined 19,931 Chinese through the census method; Lin published the results in 1953. The Chinese population's dissimilar cultures, lifestyles, and quantifiable heterogeneous class differences served as the conditions for differentiating the survey samples. Lin's team compared its new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2016
... difficulty in computing the crude birth rate because of internal migration and the difficulty 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Times in 1859 on the difficulties in collecting accurate census from the transient immigrant populace. Describing it as “something like a maze of perplexity,” the paper claimed that non-European residents were attended by their own doctors who made “no distinction in anatomy between arteries and veins...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., 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 Japanese regime, the key elements of high modernism had already been well established. This gave the elite bureaucrats of...