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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... evaluation medical semiotics clinical ethnography Picture a Chinese medical clinic. Each patient in turn sits down at a corner of the doctor's desk, hands over his case record booklet and registration number for the day, and offers his hand, inner side of wrist up, on the small pillow provided. The doctor...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Wen-Hua Kuo This paper analyzes Taiwan's engagement with the standardization of pharmaceutical clinical trials at the turn of this century. Unlike approaches that treat local encounters with globalization as either reluctant acceptance or lasting resistance, this study calls attention to a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kimberly Kelly; Mark Nichter Next to the United States, Japan is the second-largest pharmaceutical market in the world in terms of expenditures. However, the regulatory issues and long clinical testing and approval time for drugs to be marketed in Japan continue to be stumbling blocks for foreign...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... thinking. Today, they are sold both at home and abroad as products of 2,000 years of clinical experience. Close examination of textual sources reveals that such attachment is achieved by way of skillfully patching selected elements of tradition onto each other, creating a narrative that appears coherent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Chris Kortright Through an ethnography of the C 4 Rice Project's sorghum experiment in the Philippines, this article analyzes particular practices in experimental rice fields and how rice researchers understand their work through specific material practices and engagements with the plants...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and for whom differences and similarities come to matter in scientific practices (e.g., Choy 2011 ; Jensen and Rödje 2010 ). Anthropologically informed ethnographies of medicine have been innovative in exploring such links between methods in the human sciences and daily practices at the clinic. Thus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Volker Scheid During the first decade of the twenty-first century, a network composed of politicians, regulators, bioscientists, clinical researchers, and Chinese medicine specialists has emerged that seeks to bridge an imagined gulf between the modern West and ancient China in order to create a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., institutions, products, and subjects. In recent years, even though the emphatically “human-oriented” reform targets an emerging and heterogeneous middle-income citizenry as its primary subject and beneficiary, in everyday clinical encounters patients are confronted with rising health-care costs, inefficiencies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in the five articles that follow. 26 12 2011 31 5 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. ethnography comparative method mobility relationality Travel and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Certainly, I am interested in how these authors, both outsiders (like me) to the technicalities of Chinese medicine, have found resources for thinking about the global sciences through experiencing clinical practice in Taiwan. But before engaging with the lives and truths of a non-Western medical system as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... health. This is the case with antibiotics, for example. In the new paradigm, what Dumit calls “mass health,” medications are prescribed when little or no symptoms exist and in response to a checklist or screening test that discovers treatable risks with treatment indicated by clinical trials but having...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... cosmopolitan cities in China, you will not fail to notice the glaring advertisements for nanke (men’s medicine) along streets and at public transits. Unlike the clinical flyers for sexually transmitted diseases, which appear in the marginal areas of the urban space, these advertisements display a formal and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... changing CD4 count and viral load. In the ethnography addressed by Crane in chapter 3, after “the translation of HIV disease from the qualitative, clinical language that predominates in Uganda into the quantitative, molecular terms deemed legitimate by U.S. doctors, medical journals, and funding bodies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 November 2014
... facial features turned into an aesthetic obsession mainly in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and it was accompanied by the state-led imposition of medical insurance in 1977, the outgrowth of private clinics, and the legal and institutional growth of plastic surgery in Korea. By considering these six...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... carried out in Jakarta between April and July 2013. During this part of the fieldwork, participant observation was carried out during the workshop and in four clinics during clinic hours. Nine semistructured interviews were held with the health care professionals involved in diabetes care and/or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... unmarked folklore into useful, transmissible information, and publishing it as unique medical systems that can be taught in schools and deployed in clinics, where it contributes to the health of a multicultural people ( Zhu 2006 ; Leslie 1976 ). Salvaging and sorting “folk” medical knowledge is a matter...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., the old order of things. Like anthropologists and social theorists, they want to make sense of things, build new social forms and future prospects. In this vein I reread some of my own recent work, as well as providing an ethnographic reading of new ethnographies and histories by others. I thus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Law’s (2015) article in light of the changing world political economy and in a situation where there is no single “source language.” This article draws on ongoing ethnographic fieldwork started in January 2015. The fieldwork included participant observation in a thriving private CM clinic in the CR...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... articles in the edited volume Healing at the Periphery: Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India ( Pordié forthcoming ) gives a good representation of the contemporary position of amchi practice in Ladakh. 2 Through his work first with LNP and later through his own organization, the Yuthog...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... its stem cell research and clinical R&D facilities, Taiwan has a substantial number of small and medium-sized enterprises focusing on mid- and downstream biotech marketing and sales services, and Singapore spent years building its life science megaproject known as Biopolis. These efforts...