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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Timothy Yang This article examines Hoshi Pharmaceuticals' attempt to cultivate cinchona, the raw material for the antimalarial drug quinine, in the mountains of Taiwan during the 1930s and 1940s. Hoshi Hajime, the founder and president of the company, pitched a “humanitarian” vision of quinine self...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... humanitarian apparatus, one that operates on demonstrable neoliberal principles, that I have elsewhere called an “economy of virtue.” 18 7 2011 16 10 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 2013 HIV/AIDS Vietnam neoliberalism humanitarianism This article explores the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... aims. To borrow the language of historian Young-Sun Hong, medical personnel were rapidly becoming mobilized as a critical part of a much larger “global humanitarian regime,” one consistent with the work of Catherine Cineza Choy on medical migration of Filipino nurses. 13 4 2016 07 11 2016...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., technology, and global inequality” (12), the field has to be understood both in terms of rejecting the idea that salvation by global powers is a matter of humanitarianism and by considering the question: “Through what mechanisms have the social relations of global inequality become materially embedded within...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... emerged in the post-World War II period and today structures how we go about the business of humanitarian intervention worldwide. As of 2004, HIV/AIDS threatened the health and disposition of “humans” ( con nguoi ), not the People ( Socialist Republic of Vietnam 2004 ). Con nguoi is the same “human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Zhonghua linxue hui (Chinese Forestry Society), founded in 1917. Most significant was the Zhongguo huayang yizhenjiuzai zonghui (Chinese Famine Relief Commission), established on 16 November 1921. This was an international nongovernmental charitable organization dedicated to providing humanitarian relief...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... anxious public by showing them understandable and tangible goals, such as humanitarian new ways of therapy or economic prospects, and by showing them the “signs,” the publications in Science or foreign scientists visiting his lab. It was very natural that laypersons believed he was the most promising...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... (2014: 460) work on the emergence of the global health apparatus as a “humanity plan” also notes this: “Humanity is . . . rather a future, something we work toward. It is not a reality, yet.” According to Rees, bioscientists and health humanitarians are increasingly defining humans biologically, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... “absolute isolation” policy, in spite of the opposition missionaries voiced because of humanitarian concerns. After Japan evacuated from Taiwan in 1945, the prewar isolation policies persisted until the early 1960s, when Taiwan fell under the sway of the United States and, once again, Western missionaries...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... challenges such as diabetes remain undefeated, taking their toll on less privileged populations, humanitarian as well as economic considerations are continuing to drive ever-increasing exports of technological solutions. In this article, we look at the efforts to introduce a piece of quality assurance...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... together produces a different relationship to knowledge that creates a momentary gap in the abstract value of global science and capitalism. Within agricultural development and humanitarian aid discourses, there appears to be an ever-increasing sense of an impending catastrophe, destruction, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... which was affiliated with the Alliance for Participation, an active and prominent NGO in Korea. The center aimed at “constructing an alternative science and technology, humanitarian and eco-friendly, through the participation of citizens”. Biotechnology naturally became the focal point of the center's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... allowed Australia to assert its identity as an economic and “humanitarian” force in the region ( Dalrymple 2003 ). 3 Aditjondro draws heavily on the works of Franz Fanon. The idea that after 1999 East Timor had to be invented from scratch ( Traub 2000 ) had appeal as much for the national...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... organizations, humanitarian aid, and the like break down. All four are imbricated in and have implications for one another: the old anthropological rule, “you cannot change only one thing.” In the conclusion, I briefly return to the question of how these anthropological STS initiatives revise received models...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... humanitarian viewpoint. If we think about this kind of controversy, it can be said that the two alternatives assume different frameworks for evaluating human action, and each denounces the other as injustice. These are the usual arguments made in the controversy of brain death and organ trafficking. We can...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... students of nuclear engineering was bureaucratically defined as the development of human resources ( Nishio and Matsumoto 2001 ). In a sophisticated discourse, the Japanese government characterized the training of experts in nuclear power as human resource development and a form of humanitarian aid to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... both professional and humanitarian reasons. This tension is augmented by an uncertainty among both patients and scientists about the effect of stem cells in the patient's body and on the disease. A third dilemma concerns the global uncertainty about how to regulate advanced medicinal products and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... dreamed of working with religious sisters” in her research work. Similarly, convent leaders framed their participation in terms of “humanitarian service,” so the strictures of the feeding trial and the presence of research assistants with their measurement devices and techniques were readily integrated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... institutions have traditionally regarded stem cell provision as a high-end health care service with humanitarian value that has the potential to transform the economic and health care needs of the nation. They by and large adhered to the official policies and guidelines formulated by the state and were...