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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Tzung-wen Chen This article discusses approaches to forming a bioeconomy in Korea and Taiwan and presents examples of vaccine industrialization in the context of a dual-structured global vaccine market. The dual structure comprises high-priced vaccines manufactured by large companies that use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Regina Huebner Jannetta Ann , The Vaccinators: Smallpox, Medical Knowledge, and the “Opening” of Japan Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2007 . xviii + 245pp . $35.00 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Although this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Throughout VTM , Thompson clearly “demonstrate[s] that the Vietnamese did not adopt the Chinese method of smallpox prophylaxis known as variolation until after the introduction of smallpox vaccination to Vietnam” (xix). This finding is significant because it “is in complete contrast to the historical order...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
...: The Poliomyelitis Vaccine in 1960s Taiwan,” a debate on medical safety. When Taiwan faced a shortage of vaccine during the polio epidemics of the 1950s and 1960s, Dr. Hsu Tse-chiu 許子秋, the director of the Taiwan Provincial Health Department, used his personal connections to obtain from Japan, at no...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., thanks to its ability accurately to define and to prevent cholera, it could prevent smallpox with vaccination, cure malaria with quinine, and similarly avoid other epidemics including typhoid fever—no wonder the Korean populace came to place so much trust in it. Moreover, then it seemed that those who...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Hong Kong populace. I suggest that the key to understanding the media campaign and the public expectation of the drug is the relationship between techniques of life sciences and political discourses. Section 5 compares and contrasts the colonial biotech initiative centered on the antimalaria vaccine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and transforms locales in its circulation between the state and society. Tzung-wen Chen's “Global Technology and Local Society: Developing a Taiwanese and Korean Bioeconomy through the Vaccine Industry” compares the development of vaccines within Korea and Taiwan. The global vaccine market is dual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2017
... backdrop of the application of standardized vaccines and sterilization, and inspired by strange clinical observations, a few researchers, many of them living in or around Vienna and sharing a culture of sensitive nerves, continued to prefer a more physiological and biological view of immune response in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 147–149.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Song. The medical techniques practiced by Daoists were mainly rituals, often exorcisms to expel demons causing mental illnesses. Curative efficacy was thought to rely on the ethical integrity of the practitioners. A Chinese historian named Jiang Sheng (姜生), in “Daoism and Smallpox Vaccination...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2010
... century to criticize all sorts of old and “feudal” cultural and hygienic practices. The formation of this stigma constitutes the central theme of Heinrich's book. Heinrich focuses on Martial Cibot's study of smallpox vaccination, Lam Qua's paintings of Peter Parker's Chinese patients, photographs of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... populace (301–6). Second, Leung uses medicine as a lens through which she tackles the problem of modernity in Chinese history. Her analysis of small pox vaccination (chapters 3 and 4) and leprosy segregation (chapter 12) in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries reveals dynamic interactions between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., such as the MMR vaccine, 4 the Brent Spar buoy, 5 and the drug AZT, 6 are better understood as examples in which selfish, quasi-religious, political, or populist concerns are smuggled into the technical phase when there is a clear consensus among the scientific community as to how to define a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 463–466.
Published: 01 September 2017
... vaccine was a “African” therapy for the disease (chapter 3). In both stories, “culture” was mobilized to fulfill the historical actors' agendas and should thus be treated as an object, not a tool, of analysis. But excessive anxiety about essentialism has its own danger, if it results in an abolition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Different species of bacteria needed to be demarcated. Medical scientists should use morphological, chemical, biological, and later immunological characteristics. In the context of cure and prevention, the development of therapies, vaccines, antitoxins, toxoids, and all kinds of material were rapidly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... examinations discussed possible abrogation of tuberculin tests and BCG vaccine (for tuberculosis), anal parasite inspections involving pressing cellophane tape to the anus, and the measurement of zakō (座高) or sitting height from one's buttock to the top of the head. These school physical examinations are the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... teams of health care workers and soldiers to conduct forced vaccination on customers in tea houses and passengers disembarking from steamboats. Most of the chapter, however, is about the Peking Union Medical College professor John B. Grant's vision for the establishment of community health care in China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Moore's hairy leukemia cell line in California, Craig Venter and the National Institutes of Health's early effort to patent genes produced by mapping the human genome, and a cell line from blood taken from the Hagahai of Papua New Guinea with a variant virus promising resistance to, and vaccine against...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
... specific continuities and discontinuities with past practices. Zink could have referred to, among others, Michele Thompson's writing on Vietnamese medicine in the making, which shows that early nineteenth-century scholars already had access to smallpox vaccinations brought in on networks extending to Macau...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., along with vaccines and viruses, to redefine the problem of AIDS and give new life to people who had once imagined the disease as an automatic death sentence. Whatever technological citizenship means, these and other studies have made clear that the prescriptions of modernization theory and liberal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... definition of medicines excludes vaccines and serums. Given this preference for preventive medicine, it is not surprising that pharmaceuticals initially played a marginal role (and only later become important) in the medicalisation 4 of French Indochina (1887–1954), and, more generally, of modern...