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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 2 The Sundong-gu public health center, created in 1964 to address the problems of living conditions in urban Seoul ( Seoul through Pictures 4: Seoul, To Rise Again ( 1961 – 1979 ) Fig. 2. The Sundong-gu public health center, created in 1964 to address the problems of living conditions in More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Yawen Cheng; Yu-Hwei Tseng Yen-Chiou Fan 范燕秋, ed., Duoyuan xiangqian yu chuangzao zhuanhua: Taiwan gonggong weisheng bai nian shi 多元鑲嵌與創造轉化:台灣公共衛生百年史 [ Diverse Embeddedness and Creative Transformation: A Century of Public Health in Taiwan ] Taipei : Yuan-Liou , 2012 . 480 pp. NT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akihito Suzuki Abstract From the 1920s and 1930s, discussion of asymptomatic carriers started to appear in Japan and quickly became well established. Two important frameworks here were public health and laboratory experiment. Japanese public health policies existed in theory, isolating asymptomatic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Aya Homei Aldous Christopher and Suzuki Akihito , Reforming Public Health in Occupied Japan, 1945–52: Alien Prescriptions? London and New York : Routledge , 2012 . 234 pp . £85.00 . 18 7 2013 18 7 2013 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 In chapter...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Mark Harrison Bu Liping Stapleton Darwin H. Yip Ka-che , eds., Science, Public Health and the State in Modern Asia London : Routledge , 2012 . xvi +208 pp . £90.00 . 21 3 2013 21 3 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This volume is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Is law then just neutral rules where previous preferences of the policy makers are entrenched? Or is there something special about law governing public health risks as well as constructing how we perceive risks? Shedding some light on this issue, Hsu questions the ability of court as the final...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Hsiu Jane Chen 陳秀真 Chang 張秀蓉 Hsiu-Jung , ed., Rizhi Taiwan yiliao gongwei wushi nian 日治臺灣醫療公衛五十年 [ Fifty Years of Advancement: A Collection of Taiwan's Medical and Public Health Records under Japanese Colonial Rule ] Taipei : Guoli Taiwan daxue chuban zhongxin , 2012 . 598 pp . NT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... position of English language newspapers in colonial Malaya in identifying and disseminating epidemiological data as well as commentaries on public health issues and policies. These discussions provided a crucial platform in linking public health discourses to a more literate and influential lay public and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Chang-Chuan Chan; Ya-mei Chen C.-C. Chan Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: ccchan@ntu.edu.tw Y. Chen Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Sean Hsiang-lin Lei; 雷祥麟 Weisheng , literally “guarding life,” serves as the Chinese translation for the English term “hygiene.” Nevertheless, the respected author of a Chinese textbook on public health from 1934 stated in his preface: “ Weisheng is about ‘maintaining health’ and not at all about...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... complexities. In Britain (as in China), at the start of the twenty-first century, taijiquan is mostlypracticed with therapeutic and meditative aims, and its naturalistic perspective on human well-being and ageing resonates with current debates in preventative medicine and public health. As a ‘traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., public-health professionals, and many student volunteers have mobilized to undertake the massive support work necessary for this historic litigation. Such social engagement brought about some fresh vigor into the academic community. For many years in the 1970s and 1980s, RCA accounted for a significant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... health officials and representatives of leading health groups. The formal sessions were open to the public, covered by the media and the internet, and videotaped by Taiwan's public television station. A steering committee supervised the conducting of the consensus conference to ensure its administrative...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Sang-Ju Yu Viruses respect no borders, but all efforts at disease control take place within a political context. Mariola Espinosa, a history professor at Yale, studies the role of disease and public health in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean. In this very readable book, Espinosa...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... scientists, public health medicine specialists, epidemiologists, and international experts in dioxin exposure and was convened by the Ministry of Health to advise and support the ‘whole of government’ investigation of the presence of dioxins in the food chain and environment. The boundary work and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... active, public, eventful, and influential. Information is not, however, semantically equal to knowledge, or meaning, or value—but these terms might be seen as both the context of and at times the product of the event of information. In our work with academic and health department researchers in each...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Ministry of Health promulgated the (Trial) Administrative Measures for Cord Blood Hematopoietic Stem Cell Banks, adopting a model in which “banks were used to pay for banks” ( Zhao and Li 2008 ); that is, public-private partnerships underwrite public banks. This policy encourages not-for-profit public cord...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
... empire's “diseased city” into a hygienic capital. As with material assimilation, no party made an objection to hygienic modernity itself. Rather, Korean elites who had long considered public health an important area for reform pushed the colonial government to take serious measures in this neglected area...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... asking for health compensation in Taiwan, to how amateur designers create alternative computer games in Japan. The article by Juraku, Suzuki and Sakura in this special issue adds interesting findings to this group of publications, and demonstrates how specific Japanese local contexts lead to particular...