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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... medicine in China, and the global popularity of forensics-themed popular culture—has given new meaning and importance to this thirteenth-century figure under the new conditions of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. 27 4 2016 18 10 2016 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
... countries in chapter 6. Different styles of forensic research reflect the cultures of the courts and also of the crimes prevalent in each country. Suzuki explains that assumptions used may differ across countries and hence how it is possible for there to be different forensic reports (evaluation) from the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Victor Toom Liberalism and communitarianism have figured prominently in discussions of how to govern forensic DNA practices (forensic DNA typing and databasing). Despite the prominence of these two political philosophies and their underlying values, no studies have looked at the governance of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 453–474.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Daniel Asen The Qing inquest was one function of the bureaucracy which administered justice throughout the empire. Concern over integrity of this component of judicial process fuelled development of standardized techniques to ensure quality of forensic determinations. A key method for determining...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... production in postwar Taiwan through synthesizing three bodies of literature that have just begun to comment on one another: histories of postwar population control, analyses of the technoscientific turn in Cold War history, and forensics into the production of social-scientific knowledge via science-study...
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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 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
... cultural and commercial glamour that the city enjoyed. Lester's desire to establish an institution dedicated to the pursuit of science melded well with the efforts and activities of Shanghai's Westernized and affluent Chinese elite, who were themselves keenly and expeditiously forming companies, launching...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 413–441.
Published: 01 September 2019
... concept. She shows that the discourse on agricultural heritage in China today quietly draws on Mao-era projects; however, the earlier focus on peasant experience has given way to an emphasis on culture more resonant with global currents today. The article further traces the influence of systems theory and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... historical, political, and cultural context, thus making it distinct from other Asian Tigers. My analysis of the featured recombinant drug reveals a set of uniquely Hong Kong–centered cultural meanings attributed to biopharmaceutical research and benefits. This case reflects how genetic engineering and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., Mainlanders, and aboriginal peoples—exist only as a social construction that arose in the 1990s in a specific political–cultural context. In 2005, a major government-sponsored research project, the Taiwan Biological Sample Bank—or Taiwan Bio-Bank (TBB)—was organized by a group of scientists and physicians...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
... indigenous herbal medicine are analyzed. 12 10 2008 14 5 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Indonesia Indo-European culture Jamu Indonesian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2017
... cultural and social mediator in the political settings of war, exile, and a more engaged China. Additionally, after more than fourteen months of preparation, we are pleased to present a forum on an intellectually intense and emotionally taxing article by John Law and Wen-yuan Lin, two senior members of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Latin American and East Asian societies have experienced somewhat similar social, cultural, and political complexities associated with “imported” science, technology, and medicine. In this regard, Beyond Imported Magic , edited by Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, and Christina Holmes , offers a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 June 2013
... that end, the author pays close attention to both social contexts and specialized medical concepts. For the former, Wu explains how nonphysicians produced and spread medical knowledge by writing and publishing—a special print culture with Chinese characteristics. She also discusses the shaping of fuke...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
... different aspects of psychiatry than their predecessors. They are less interested in great psychiatrists and the therapies that ostensibly alleviated the suffering of many patients. They are more interested in social and cultural analysis of the discourse and the practice of psychiatry. Akiko Hyôdô's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... genomics and its relevant areas ( Caulfield et al. 2009 ). STS scholars have also shown that the use of racial categories in recent genomic fields of population genetics, forensic science, and commercial biomedical disciplines such as clinical studies, pharmacogenomics, personal genomics, and ancestry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century, the idea of a common Asian people has been the most persistent as a basis for an imagined regional unity. Calls for a shared Asian civilization, culture, or even values as a foil for the West have all fractured over the past century along different...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... unexplored links between the DNA timber technology and the dynamics of social, cultural, and historical contexts in which the technology is positioned. Discussing the DNA timber technology proposed by Doublehelix Tracking Technologies (Doublehelix) in Indonesia, I examine the way a biotechnological mode of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... about self and mind, neuroethics is but one of a range of new interdisciplinary fields that consider the implications of the nervous system on the humanities and social sciences: neurophilosophy, neurolaw, neuroeconomics, neuropolitics, neuromarketing, social neuroscience, cultural neuroscience, and so...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... virtuosity in the form of advanced biometrics has become the latest marker of postcolonial modernity, while its value as a universally accepted means of identification extends beyond welfare and entitlements. It has now become a ubiquitous reference in commercial and popular culture, extending to arenas once...