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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Yu-Chuan Wu 蔡友月 Yu-Yueh Tsai , Dawuzu de jingshen shixu: Xiandaixing, bianqian yu shou ku de shehui genyuan 達悟族的精神失序:現代性、變遷與受苦的社會根源 [ Mental Disorder of the Tao Aboriginal Minority in Taiwan: Modernity, Social Change, and the Origin of Social Suffering ] Taipei : Linking , 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 381–400.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Azumi Tsuge Although there is some awareness of how women in infertility treatment have suffered physically and psychologically, it is a little known fact that there is a limit to the “cures” that can be achieved even with assisted reproductive technologies. Here, I describe how the existence of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kah Seng Loh The case of Singapore explores the history of mental illness in a British colony, port city, and Chinese coolie town. As a colony, Singapore not only received Western psychiatric expertise from the metropole but also suffered from the inner contradictions and failings of colonial rule...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Arum Budiastuti In this article the author scrutinizes the application of a novel genetic technology within the context of the timber industry in Indonesia, a country suffering massive deforestation at the rate of 2.8 million hectares every year. It starts by providing a brief description of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 In 1996, the Japanese government finally repealed its 1931 Leprosy Prevention Law. This law had required the segregation of some sufferers of the disease and resulted in the establishment of a system of national sanitaria that eventually housed more than ten thousand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the narratives of nanke patients. Zhang lays out how intergenerational, romantic, and marital relations are inscribed in the experiences of impotence. An illuminating example from his book is the impotence of Mr. Lin (103–5), the only son of a peasant family whose suffering, in the view of Zhang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., economic, and epistemic factors contribute to existing prognoses and treatments for depression ( Horwitz and Wakefield 2007 ). Still, the processes by which depression takes form in different places remain unclear. While traditional Japanese wisdom recognizes the universality of suffering and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
... current medicopolitical debate over dementia. In current Japan, elderly sufferers of dementia are not hospitalized; thanks to policies formulated by the Liberal Democrat government, they are cared for by their families. This process, Kakimoto argues, excludes the elderly from universal welfare services...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for 66 persons 147 Notes: (a) People suffering from this illness experienced pain in their joints. The foreign nongovernmental organization (NGO) doctor explained this disorder in biomedical terms as arthritis. (b) Patients explained this condition as “to have a temperature,” also in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
... different aspects of psychiatry than their predecessors. They are less interested in great psychiatrists and the therapies that ostensibly alleviated the suffering of many patients. They are more interested in social and cultural analysis of the discourse and the practice of psychiatry. Akiko Hyôdô's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., the term has mainly been used in a more restricted sense, as a synonym of occupational disease. Why not, then, mention also the diseases that have affected those who work in the industries presented here? For example, the workers at the Chisso factory who suffered from Minamata disease also...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
... its motive as “shortage of participation” by public. The author insists on its perspective being insufficient because its premise is based on the possibility of voluntary participation. People in the modern societies are suffering due to the hazards caused by science and technology. The most important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... on the family as a central institution of life” (42) and was the pinnacle of an attempt by the state to penetrate the daily lives of China's farmers. Watson's account of what he calls the “coercive commensality” of the mess halls, involving a brief euphoria followed by severe suffering and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for a checkup. Eventually, he agreed. I was with him in the ambulance when he suffered another attack. Always immensely talkative, he suddenly stopped speaking, initially unable to move at all, then shaking a little. He stared at me as he tried to make a sound. I had never noticed before how blue...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 November 2014
... naively applied self-determination undermines the autonomy of infertile women. Perhaps it is pain, rather than hope, that drives infertile women to try these new technologies; Tsuge refers to “a distinction and a distance between being infertile and wanting to have a child” (207). The suffering and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
... standpoint of drug companies, this moment marks a turning away from the search for blockbuster drugs, such as penicillin, that can treat everyone suffering from the same illness to what might be called a narrow-cast approach that seeks to produce medicines targeted at affected populations defined around...
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Published: 01 December 2009
note: He and Huan are the names of two famous physicians of the Chunqiu period (722–451 B.C.E.)). The magistrate of Jiao, Zhao Junxiang, was an opium addict; he was suffering from edema and could not breathe. Physicians with their medicated soups had no success; neither did they have success in More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... progress to be made. We also recognize the tragic aspect of the fact that while some are eager to adapt and adjust to it, some suffer from it and have to deal with problems such as environmental destruction, the side-effects of medicine, and the alienation of humanity by technology. We need to understand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
... hopelessly backward as China undertook a modernization drive in the 1950s. Categorized as a slave society, they suffered the fate of being marginalized not just culturally and geographically but also politically and economically. It was not until the socioeconomic transformation of the 1980s that emerging...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
... research. On the other hand, it suffers from significant restrictions on the direction of its activities, to be expected in national projects. My own research group, which was affiliated with Japan's national project to research and develop brain-machine interfaces, ran into a disagreement with one of the...