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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
... “humanitarian” or focused on “human rights.” Refugees who were no longer part of a nation-state and who had recourse suddenly only to their status as human beings, that is, to their bare life as members of the species, found quickly that this provided little benefit or security. Arendt identifies this as a...
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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
... humanitarian purposes, and preferred to use the term “ therapeutic cloning.” 8 In winter 2002, when Koichi Tanaka won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, several conferences were organized instantly to discuss “how to make the first Korean Nobel Laureate,” for example, the “National Forum for Nobel Prize in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... 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 inclusive, global terms, beyond the confines of the social and the “national society-fostering logic” of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... by two competing forces: the Japanese colonial government and the medical institutions operated by Western missionaries. From the 1930s, however, the Japanese took control and firmly established its “absolute isolation” policy, in spite of the opposition missionaries voiced because of humanitarian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 software for managing diabetes, developed in Denmark, into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 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 collapse stemming from underproduction and overpopulation...
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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
..., humanitarian and eco-friendly, through the participation of citizens”. Biotechnology naturally became the focal point of the center's activities. The center took the initiative in biotechnology-related NGO activities, which included the establishment of the Coalition for Biosafety and Bioethics. The banner of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... T. , Pinto Sara , and Good Byron J. , 62 – 108 . Berkeley : University of California Press . Grayman Jesse Hession ( 2013 ). “ Humanitarian Encounters in Post Conflict Aceh .” PhD diss., Harvard University . Greenhalgh Susan ( 2008 ). Just One Child: Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... time, East Timor provided Portugal with an opportunity for colonial nostalgia ( de Almeida 2004 ), just as it allowed Australia to assert its identity as an economic and “humanitarian” force in the region ( Dalrymple 2003 ). There is no question that Indonesian integration and development brought...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... (2013) reconstructs the negotiations of development experts and Timorese over the past fifty years or so, concentrating on the misguided neoliberal humanitarianism of international organizations and how things fall apart on the ground. Another cluster of historians of science has critically...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... thusly: organs must be used efficiently or medicine must be provided from a 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... humanitarian aid to developing nations, thus delicately but strongly justifying the dissemination of nuclear engineering. Compared to Su'ud's student days, a greater number of foreign students have come to Japan, and English has gradually acquired dominance in this field. More students can take courses in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to help patients and to develop new therapies for 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 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 into the daily life of the convent ( Fig. 2 ). 8...