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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Young-Gyung Paik Myoung-kyu Park Ho-chul Seo : Colonial Authority and Statistics: the Statistics System of the Chosŏn Government-General and its Censuses (식민권력과 통계: 조선총독부의통계체계와 센서스 Singmin Kwŏllyŏk kwa T'onggye: Chosŏn Ch'ongdokpu ŭi T'onggye ch'egye wa Sensŏsŭ) Seoul, Korea : Seoul...
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Published: 01 December 2015
Fig. 1   Taiwan bicycle export statistics. Data collected from Bureau of Foreign Trade ( cus93.trade.gov.tw/fsci/ , accessed 22 December 2014) Fig. 1 . Taiwan bicycle export statistics. Data collected from Bureau of Foreign Trade (cus93.trade.gov.tw/fsci/, accessed 22 December 2014) More
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Published: 01 June 2017
Fig. 3   “Outpatient statistics”—From left to right: hospital department visited, age, gender, and area of residence. Suzhou guoyi yiyuan 1939 Fig. 3 . “Outpatient statistics”—From left to right: hospital department visited, age, gender, and area of residence. Suzhou guoyi yiyuan 1939 More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of the state in developing S&T is a defining characteristic of Korean S&T, this article first reviews the statist approaches to S&T, where the politics of technoscience involves mainly policy decisions. Then, by reviewing work on the role of nationalism in Korean technoscience, this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... discourse has reinforced these complementary and intertwined relationships, what enhancement means for whom has not been questioned. I argue that statistics have variously been used to proclaim the ubiquity of plastic surgery, which works to “make up people” without attending to the actual experiences and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... static, statistical taxonomy of precisely measured blood and body parts. As an administrative tool of empire and nation building, the quantitatively defined Asian was plotted along Cartesian coordinates of racial purity. By the twenty-first century, new computational technologies flexibly supported both...
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Published: 01 December 2016
Fig. 1   This graph shows crude birth rate changes in Okinawa and the whole of Japan from 1940 to 2014. The author created the graph based on the data from the Okinawa Prefectural Government's Annual Report of Hygiene Statistics ( Eisei to¯kei nenpo¯ 衛生統計年報) and the Health and Welfare More
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Published: 01 December 2016
of Hygiene Statistics ( Eisei tōkei nenpō 衛生統計年報) and the Health and Welfare Ministry's Vital Statistics of Population ( Jinkō dōtai tōkei 人口動態統計). Fig. 3 . This graph describes the process of demographic transition in Okinawa, including changes in crude birth rate (CBR), crude death rate (CDR More
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Published: 01 December 2016
Fig. 2   This graph shows total population changes in Okinawa from 1920 to 1975. The author created the graph based on data from the Okinawa Prefectural Government's Annual Report of Statistics ( Okinawaken tōkei nenkan 沖縄県統計年鑑). Fig. 2 . This graph shows total population changes in Okinawa More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... instability might lead to fascism as it did in Weimar Germany. The Ōuchi group also emphasized the importance of statistics as the best weapon against the bad government because statistics would make fiscal activities transparent and force the government to be honest. Unlike Michel Foucault, who saw...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
... case study that contributes to the burgeoning literature on the development of forensic and identification technologies in the twentieth century. Samson Lim chronicles the adoption of technologies of visualization, such as crime statistics, photography, fingerprinting, and crime scene drawing and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
... populations are found to be statistically more likely to suffer from a particular ailment. For instance, knowing that African Americans show a higher proportion of sickle cell traits than other ethnic communities in the United States, physicians habitually consider the implications of that possibility in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 591–595.
Published: 01 December 2011
... different scientific schools of thought—a Marxian statistics of population, a sinified cybernetics of population, and a Marxian humanism of population—emerged and competed for credibility in defining both the nature of China's population problems and the best solutions. Although the Deng regime...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... had previously required ten to twenty days by boat could now be undertaken within thirty-two hours—but also an essential component of their plan to reduce China's dependency upon foreign rice. Statistical surveys undertaken by government bureaus like the Central Bureau of Statistics in Nanjing, its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... facts as “epistemological units.” As political arithmetic and statistical science began to develop in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, respectively, the ability to apply numbers and measurements to examine and manage population, disease, and the economy became inseparable from governance...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 December 2007
... painstakingly combing through dense primary-source materials. Although the story that emerges from these statistics is one of shifting status structures as people from lower- and middle-status groups filled these schools and traveled overseas to study, unfortunately, we receive limited analysis to this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
... stratified population segments (by mutations and other biomarkers) of sufferers of a disease, who might benefit from a given therapy, leading eventually to personalized medicine. The second strand is how ethnicity or race bedevils medical statistics and genomic research and asks whether this is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 619–622.
Published: 01 December 2010
... whale) came to be accorded very different conservation status, due mainly to economic considerations. Next, Chapter 4 uses statistical data from 1942 to document significant regional differences in whale meat consumption prior to World War II—another issue frequently obscured in anthropological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 143–146.
Published: 01 March 2014
... China, Generation of Collapse: Crises of Capital Monopoly, Poverty, and the Lowest Fertility in Taiwan warns of social and economic challenges in the years to come. Here is a reality in sharp contrast with what the government attempts to present via mass media. Offering abundant statistics and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2016
...: the statistics for the transportation of passengers and cargos from 1901 to 1913 and for the bulk commodities transported between 1905 and 1912. Those bulk commodities can be categorized into three groups: coal, agricultural products and handicrafts (e.g., beans, bean oil, cotton, fruits and nuts...