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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... lineages and to better locate it within the broader ecology of scientific knowledge production in the early twenty-first century. Here I invoke another anglophone metaphor that has played a central role in shaping scientific ways of knowing: purity . Anthropologists have long been concerned with how...
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Published: 01 June 2013
Fig. 1   Placement of racial groups according to blood purity ( Furuhata 1935 ) Fig. 1 . Placement of racial groups according to blood purity (Furuhata 1935) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Fig. 1   Placement of racial groups according to blood purity ( Furuhata 1935 ) Fig. 1 . Placement of racial groups according to blood purity (Furuhata 1935) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... into three sections, each with its own introduction. The first section, “Purity and Promiscuity,” examines efforts to standardize rice or control its production and the environmental and cultural forces that hindered such efforts. These chapters provide ample reminder that rice, as a plant or a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 547–549.
Published: 01 December 2009
... focus less on science and more on extension work. Demonstration plots were opened to farmers and moved from place to place so that they could be used for direct outreach and experimental research in situ. Emphasis on line purity was forsaken in favor of a focus on varieties suitable to local...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in the 1980s and 1990s, Ch'ungdam in the spring and Wolmyong in the fall, celebrate monks whose lives illustrate that even if one lives in corrupt times, individuals living in a spirit of purity can transform the country. Oppenheim calls these four rituals and the state plans for cultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Modern History of “Life”: The Persecution of Hansen's Disease Patients under the Guise of “Ethnic Purity ,” 2001); Hansenbyō to sengo minshūshugi: Naze kakuri ha kyokasaretaka ( Hansen's Disease and Postwar Democracy: Why Was Segregation Strengthened? 2006); Hansenbyō to hansei naki kokka: “‘Inochi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... that modernity balances or oscillates between the purity that it claims to be attached to on the one hand and impurity on the other. Ruthlessly but powerfully, this move created a space for thinking about the heterogeneous character of European modernity, and it is a claim that has been widely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Their patients, they would claim, are not seeking biomedicine in a new guise but something fundamentally different. At first glance it seems that everyone is obsessed with purity in the Czech context, which is consistent with Law and Lin’s (2017) argument about the dominance of Western analytical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... technology promotion did not mention college science or engineering. From the perspective of the state, the basic sciences had no economic utility. At the time, collegiate professors fought to preserve academic purity and independence, and student demonstrations roiled the campuses. Park criticized the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
... traction and is no longer particularly useful conceptually. In part, this is because hybridity relies upon prior categories and notions of purity. It is also because science, as Bruno Latour (1993) and so many others have made clear, has never been pure. It has never been separable from either technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... attention to temporal developments and regional differences. Historians such as Mendelsohn have pointed out that the world of public health in the twentieth century started to move out of the simple cult of purity to a more complicated attitude toward the cause of infectious diseases. The words of Koch in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and ecosystem needs. Although farmers' material interactions with rice are practical in nature, they also value abstract ideals such as purity, cultural value and heritage, locality, diversity, and taste. 11 Indeed, the persistence of “folk varieties” indicates that complex farming system and social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... those used for the development of biological resources and for evaluating therapeutic efficacy, into line with those of the United States and Europe. In the name of a more “holistic” medicine, which is more sensitive to individual variations and less focused on the purity and properties of isolated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... view (formulations are ready-to-use mixes for specific indications, no longer ad hoc mixes that are part of an individualized treatment regimen). The reformulation regime is therefore questioning the molecular, chemistry-based and purity-oriented drug-invention model that came to dominate Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2017
... conversations at the local obstetrics and gynecology office ( Wang 2016 ). Young and presumably unmarried girls were not supposed to learn about menstruation and reproduction, as that would risk “damaging their purity.” 16 As the work of family planning continued, however, by the late 1970s family...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 June 2018
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... various methods to save research funds. They tried making culture media from scratch and recycling culture dishes, as well as other tools. After testing various compositions, Zhang realized that the purity of some of the necessary chemicals available in China was not satisfactory for culturing human...