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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Anderson's The Collectors of Lost Souls : Who speaks for natural history? Who speaks for the protein or prion? Who speaks for today's Fore? And who speaks for Asian Pacific science and technology studies, or (given Professor Anderson's two manifestos on the subject) is there a postcolonial in this text...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 79.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 2011 The Entailments of Exchange Cori Hayden In the Science Zone II: The Fore, Papua New Guinea, and the Fight for Representation Michael M. J. Fischer Turning Postcolonial Historians into White Men? Michelle Murphy Queer Science, the Writer's Sorcery, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 397–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... transformation largely comes into focus through the community of medical field workers, scientists, and Fore informants who ultimately formed a network of kuru research that extended from the New Guinea highlands to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD, USA. The coproduction of kuru and this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 81–86.
Published: 01 March 2011
... ironies and not a few injustices. A few notes on the book overall are in order before I turn to what I think are its complicated generative tensions. For simplicity's sake, let us say that The Collectors of Lost Souls revolves around three narrative threads. First, the book is in part about the Fore...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... claims outlandish—but that, we said, was the “normal Carleton.” Then in his eighties, Carleton had been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1976, some thirty years earlier, for his discovery of the first human “slow virus” disease, called kuru, which afflicted the Fore people in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... around the controversial and colorful figure of Carl Gajdusek, described as not only a voracious researcher but also a “gatherer” of people. The book's central argument is to turn the tables on the story of kuru—scientists like Gajdusek, not the Fore, are the cannibals who harvest and appropriate the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 425–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... conceptual arguments and critical discussions of nanotechnology did not come to the fore in Japan go beyond the small number of popular science magazines—the reason Gotō gives—to include the reluctance of scientists to criticize each other publicly (even in academic journals!) or develop discussions on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
... century. However, featuring a more up-to-date discussion of recent discoveries at the Sannai-Maruyama site in modern Aomori prefecture, this chapter also provides a snapshot of important debates in Japanese paleobotany and archaeology of farming. Moreover, it brings to the fore new connections between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... by the issue of concern. In both the HCB case and de Vries' case study, this ‘socio-ontological’ character was revealed through the broader interest and attention these issues received. However, this character was not brought to the fore by formal institutions, whose attention tended to be poiesis...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... marginalized by a combination of sovereign power and communist revolution. Similarly, while the scope of governmentality has steadily deepened during the reform years beginning in 1978, the two other modes of power are still present and have at different moments come to the fore. Zhang's subtle, clear, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the research discussion, rather than just instruments in the logistical execution of science” (141). However, by doing so, the ambivalence is brought to the fore that “they were grateful for the opportunities and resources that research brought, but also frustrated by the way in which foreign...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 9–15.
Published: 01 March 2012
... issue to one that concerns China in the early twenty-first century. Richard Suttmeier and Xangkui Yao (2004) contrasted the above-mentioned two modes in China by showing that during the Maoist era, techno-nationalism prevailed. During Deng Xiaoping's era, a market-driven approach came to the fore...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the work is being done by scholars who belong to university history departments. In China, however, the debate continues. This is brought to the fore by the editor of the book under review, Li Jianmin, who recalls in the introduction a challenge from an audience member at a colloquium in Hong Kong...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of traditional (dubbed backward) womanhood. The last two articles bring to the fore an implicit historiographical thread interwoven in the earlier chapters: the ways in which Taiwan and Korea have operated as agents of (sub)imperialism—especially in relation to Southeast Asia and domestic systems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... abnormally folded prions as a cause of neurodegenerative spongiform encephalopathy. (These prions also cause mad cow disease or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, as well as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.) Through Gajdusek’s diaries and other archival work, as well as visiting the Fore (who once had the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the innovative products and excellent design for which Sony is famous. Such a figure of AIBO had gradually come to the fore through the development process. It also influenced the strategy for marketing: developers targeted affluent men in their thirties who were knowledgeable about and infatuated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ; Singleton and Law 2013 ). At the same time, the discipline has usually made use of Euro-American analytical terms, although there are exceptions. Warwick Anderson's beautiful study of the Fore and kuru, which draws in part on Melanesian gift exchange ( Anderson 2008 ), is a case in point. 2 So too is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
...人) in Japan’s Hyōgo Prefecture. Yet Sakano contends that ancient textual sources returned to the fore in anthropological debate amid wartime state promotion of the historical view that Japan was based on an unbroken imperial line (the so-called kōkoku shikan 皇国史観). By the late 1930s...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... promoting biotechnology, to say nothing of the government. An incident in December 1998 brought the bioethics issue to the fore. It was the news that a medical research team in Korea succeeded in making a four-cell human embryo through SCNT. It was the first case of applying the SCNT, which had been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... clinical research comes to the fore, as in the field of molecular biology during the past decade, such routes become more and more important and congested. So, while Dr. Tanabe's scientific interest was in molecular biology, much of his time was devoted to ensuring a smooth operation between genetic...