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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Krista Sigurdson Dumit Joseph , Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . 280 pp . $23.95 paperback, $84.95 cloth © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 What Joseph Dumit calls “drugs for life” is...
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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 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of John Lesch's latest book (The First Miracle Drugs. How the Sulfa Drugs Transformed Medicine, OUP, 2007), met with huge successes in both civilian and military applications, thus stimulating a rapid expansion of pharmaceutical research and production, raising expectations of medicine in general and...
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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 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 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... development for Tibetan medicine in exile at large, and for its most powerful institution, the Men-Tsee-Khang, in particular. The outcome of wider exile Tibetan political aspirations, Sowa Rigpa's “embodiment” as a medical system also has direct medical and pharmaceutical dimensions, manifesting most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... value is routinely overlooked in scholarly accounts but is key to understanding the speculative overinvestment and translational difficulties of the pharmaceutical industries today. As a way of reformulating the problem, the paper suggests that human subject experimentation would be more fruitfully...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Catherine Waldby In late 2003, the Singaporean government launched Biopolis, a life sciences technopole that brings key Singaporean biomedical research institutes together with global and local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and governance bodies. The government has allocated generous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., as well as how, in turn, these new forms of property have today come to drive pharmaceutical innovation itself. By analyzing this “looping effect,” this article sets out prospective avenues to study the industrialization of traditional medicine and the complex interface between regulatory systems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 425–451.
Published: 01 September 2013
... values assigned to Tibetan medicines, in their distribution patterns, and in the effects they have in the social world. In the period of flux and accelerating medical modernization that has followed the official recognition of Sowa Rigpa in 2010, pharmaceutical practice appears as an important field in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... biotech research are configured and imagined within the context of the postcolonial Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. 20 5 2015 01 3 2016 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Hong Kong SAR biotech pharmaceutical biologists entrepreneurs cancer therapy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
... patterned after these traditional elixirs, the tensions between the adherents of Western and Korean approaches spilled into the open (Cho 1994 , 2000a ; Cho 2000b ; Han 1997 ; Lee 2001 ). Western pharmacists were aligned with local pharmaceutical companies, which started manufacturing these traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 161.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Monitoring Taiwan's Pharmaceutical Engagement with Globalization” by Wen-Hua Kuo, the received date is 2008/4/5 and the accepted date is 2008/11/6. For the article “Hygiene, Medicine, and Modernity in Korea, 1876-1910” by Shin Dongwon, the received date is 2008/7/20 and the accepted date is 2008/12/16. ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 December 2016
... characterized the mode of knowledge transmission in Chinese medicine. Meanwhile, the increasing availability and decreasing prices of Western pharmaceuticals that came with the arrival of barefoot doctors in the villages seriously challenged the popular acceptance and practical legitimacy of Chinese herbal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... workforces over the same period. These changes, the authors argue, coproduce a pool of readily available bodies, usually recruited from among the underemployed, day laborer, ex-prisoner, undocumented, and precarious classes for the assisted reproduction market, biomedical sector, and pharmaceutical industry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... biotechnological utopia, with the DNA of the entire humanity mapped and sequenced, scientists and pharmaceutical companies can finally work together to provide highly customized diagnoses and cures for diseases and genetic defects. While corporations, universities, and governments rushed into this sector in recent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... construction workers and coal miners, in the dramatic road toll statistics that have accompanied rapid urban development, and in everyday encounters with dangerous, faulty, and toxic products, including “life-saving” pharmaceuticals ( Wright 2004 ; Human Rights Watch 2008 ; Suttmeier 2008 ). In short, it is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the best article in the area of science and technology studies. Last year it went to Kuo Wen-Hua's “The Voice on the Bridge: Taiwan's Regulatory Engagement with Global Pharmaceuticals,” EASTS 3, no. 1 (2009): 51–72. Kuo Wen-Hua writes: It is a true pleasure to write this note three years...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... drug companies. In what follows, however, my aim is to move beyond the analysis of expert regimes, such as health administration or pharmaceutical marketing. Rather, I will argue that the politics of diabetes is articulated through comparative practices that scale and link these different...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Nelkin 2001 ; Waldby and Mitchell 2006 ); clinical trials are increasingly outsourced as part of the pharmaceutical industry's global strategy ( Cooper 2008 ; Petryna 2009 ); financial institutions make their investment decisions on a global basis ( Kenney, Han, and Tanaka 2007 ); industrial...