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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
... research project, “Biomedicine and Gender in the Post Genomic Era,” conducted between 2003 and 2008 by a team of 16 Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese female researchers in the fields of history and sociology. As Azumi Tsuge, the primary investigator, states in Chap. 13, the project has two aims. One is to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., however, Tibetan doctors incorporate biomedicine as part of a pragmatic body of healing techniques whose rationale is found in their ability to heal, rather than in epistemologies. This latter point is demonstrated by Barbara Gerke (chap. 6). Based on her research in Darjeeling, India, she describes a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... missionary medicine (chap. 3), medical reforms in Japan (chap. 4), the Manchurian plague (chap. 5), and the separate trajectories of the institutionalization of “Western” and “Chinese” medicines during the Nationalist period (chap. 7). It draws particular attention to important agents involved in bringing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and 2006, not only Japanese society but also keitai technologies changed. In this book review, I will restrict myself principally to examining the Japanese version because, with the exception of newly added papers like Chaps. 3 and 11 in the Japanese version, all were written in Japanese for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of metabolic syndrome (chap. 1). He explains that while metabolic syndrome—measured by one's waist, blood pressure, cholesterol level, and so on—began to be widely recognized as one of the health problems in the country starting around 2005. It has no experienced symptoms and hence is not a disease...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... social studies. People no longer need to make the painful choice between resistance, accommodation, and localization. Indeed, global winds do not always come from the West, and Hathaway points out that the Cultural Revolution stirred many liberation movements in the West (see chap. 1). In other words...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 207–228.
Published: 01 June 2010
... among the technical men of early modern Europe ( Rossi 1970 ; Long 2001 : chaps.6–7). To be sure, there was a broadening of readership of the books on specialized subjects in the late imperial period. For example, there was a great increase in late Ming of officially sponsored compendia ( leishu 類書...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Science Board 2010: chap. 4 ); the annual growth rates in the number of researchers of the Southeast Asia states has been between 6 and 11 percent whereas that of the United States and Europe has been 3 percent (chap. 3); and the science and engineering publications of Asia's states have increased at a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... his experience in a rather obscure journal. A guard working at the US-Canada border found this through an Internet search. The professor was held for a few hours, fingerprinted, and barred from reentering the United States ( Mayer-Schönberger 2009 : chap. 1). In the following pages, Mayer-Schönberger...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... strong military ( Han and Downey 2014: chaps. 3–5 ): Park Chung-Hee’s government in the 1970s, for example, even promoted the slogan, kwahak ipkuk (科學立國, “A Country Built on Science”) ( Hong 2012: 263 ). The prejudice against science and technology seems to have weakened by the end of the 1980s as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 1996: chap. 5 ). These perceptions were strengthened by the uncertainty surrounding the US nuclear strategy in the early Cold War. The successful testing of a Soviet atom bomb, on 29 August 1949, ignited fears of a nuclear conflict if the USSR were to intervene on behalf of the People's Republic of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Fan 2004 : chaps. 1 and 2.  6 Examples may include the national control of exotic species and international regulations of medical quarantine and sanitation ( Pauly 1996 ; Sealey 2011 ).  7 The “trading zone” model suggests that a contact language or pidgin may stabilize and become a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Europe remaining until at least the late 1960s before handing over responsibility for the refurbished facility to their Korean students and trainees ( National Medical Center in Korea 1971 , esp. chap. 7). With this dramatic increase in activity in the areas of new medical infrastructure, training...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 2013
... ( Yu thog yon ten mgon po 1993 : chaps. 23, 79). These spirit entities are considered to be valuable and significant forms of life, and it is believed that their welfare plays an important part in the maintenance of a healthy environment for people to live in and can be a major cause of various health...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... life. 12 See Furth ( 1993 ); Zeitlin ( 1993 ), chap. 4. My discussion begins with some historical contextualization of the period and the topic under consideration. I then go on to argue that when Chinese scientists used ci and xiong to describe the sex of biological species, they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 147–166.
Published: 01 June 2012
... highbrow scholars: during the late Kangxi and Yongzheng reign periods, Christian proselytism ceased to be an issue for the scholarly elite due to imperial intervention ( Huang 2006 , esp. chap. 2), the status of Westerners dramatically declined, and Western learning was seemingly already neatly synthesized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Study of Moral Theory (1981) , described humans as narrative beings who need to ask themselves, “Of what stories do I find myself a part?” (2003 [1981]: chap. 15). Hannah Arendt wrote of the animal laborans , the laboring animal ( Arendt 1958 ), and Ernst Cassirer of the animal symbolicum , the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... which considers beyond the success or failure dichotomy, also see Matsumoto ( 2006 ), Chap. 6 Conclusion: Beyond Success or Failure. 59 Irwin ( 2006 ) pointed out that the curious coexistence of the `new' participatory process and `old' technocracy which was based on so-called `sound science' in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
...), Xu (1992 : chap. 6, 77–81) distinguishes on this basis four social groups as originators of studio marks: “emperors and princes” ( di wang 帝王); the “nobility” ( qin gui 親貴), that is, the imperial family; high-ranked officials and “scholars” ( ming shi 名士); and “refined artisans” ( ya jiang 雅匠) or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017