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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 973–975.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ka-wai Fan Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China . By Xiaoping Fang . Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press , 2012 . xii, 294 pp. $90.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 The “barefoot doctor” ( chijiao yisheng ), which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 819–853.
Published: 01 August 2008
... deemed deserving of the bodily sacrifice of the citizenry. The archive for the essay is constituted by visualizations of Indian national territory produced by “barefoot” cartographic practice, which routinely supplemented the scientific map form of the nation with the anthropomorphic presence of Mother...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 579–588.
Published: 01 August 2020
... , 2016 ), 237 –38 . 34 Fang Xiaoping , Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China ( Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press , 2012 ), 3 . 33 Cui Weiyuan , “ China's Village Doctors Take Great Strides ,” Bulletin of the World Health Organizations 86...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 616–617.
Published: 01 August 1988
... of the economic reforms. Its topics include barefoot doctors, the integration of traditional and Western medicine, the distribution of rural health care, family planning, and the production of traditional herbs. The book is based on research trips to China in 1979 and 1981. In addition to interviews, the author...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (4): 753–754.
Published: 01 August 1981
... been in our minds" (p. 209). "John Grant, Medical Bolshevik" and "Barefoot Doctors and Midwives" are the two most intriguing chapters. John Grant trained at Johns Hopkins and apprenticed with the RF public health project in North Carolina; his maverick programs in Peking inspired C. C. Ch'en (Chen...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 626–627.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... By juxtaposing a factually accurate map with the body of the goddess, “barefoot” (indigenous) cartographers gave her a distinct personality in the pantheon of mother goddesses. Mother-as-map-as-nation was a very different entity from Bhudevi, the earth goddess of antiquity, but her religious antecedents made her...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1230–1232.
Published: 01 November 2010
... stand,” then has a line in the sand been drawn for Tibet watchers? For example, a few months after the spring 2008 unrest, the well-known exiled Tibetan writer Jamyang Norbu wrote a piece called “Barefoot Experts” (published in the blog Shadow Tibet , June 10, 2008, http://www.jamyangnorbu.com/blog...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 617–618.
Published: 01 August 1988
... publications in English are cited only in the conclusion. The dynamic changes that have taken place, particularly in the organization and financing of health care in the countryside, are thus not reflected in Rosenthal's text. Second, some interesting questions are not addressed. The discussion of barefoot...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 441–444.
Published: 01 May 2024
... shifted from “Later Longer Fewer” to “One is best, two at most” by the end of the decade. Chapter 5 argues that the barefoot doctors dispatched to the countryside set the stage for the “hard” power of reproductive surveillance. Barefoot doctors arrived at the same time that educated, urban youths...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 21–57.
Published: 01 November 1985
... feesten en gebruiken van de Emoy-Chineezen (1881) about the lo-ien-se and their leaders. He reports that, because they perform their rituals without shoes, they are commonly called "barefooters." At first, de Groot thinks that they must be a survival of the religion of the aborigines of Fukien, before...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (2): 356.
Published: 01 February 1976
... few boots that they travelled the last six months, through western China, barefoot, before reaching Shanghai in June 1868 with the news that the Mekong was not navigable, and with no clear ideas of its source. This trek of over 10,000 kilometers was ranked at the time, correctly, as one of the great...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 243–245.
Published: 01 February 2012
... famine, barefoot doctors, the hukou system, smoking, AIDS, suicide, family planning, healthcare, women's rights, and political satisfaction. These twelve case studies are bookended by Arthur Kleinman's foreword, Everett Zhang's substantial introduction, and Tu Weiming's epilogue. The three editors each...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1069–1070.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and retrospection. All of these exhibits are tied to specific historical figures, events, and places, but none are frozen in their valence and fungibility. Li is at her best in tracing the zigzag of mnemonic memes as they are reprised and remediated by “barefoot historians,” collectors, memorial minders...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 May 1988
... the late 1970s, expansively treats the now-defunct barefoot doctors, and lists national health care statistics only for 1980. Data on the urban labor force, school enrollments, and agricultural production are out of date. The discussion of work points and the "weakened production brigades and people's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 333–334.
Published: 01 May 1988
... mainly from the late 1970s, expansively treats the now-defunct barefoot doctors, and lists national health care statistics only for 1980. Data on the urban labor force, school enrollments, and agricultural production are out of date. The discussion of work points and the "weakened production brigades...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (2): 507–508.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... For instance, he recalls a reception for General Navarre, at which "the pop of corks carried to the Rue Catinat, where the shoeshine boys and the barefoot street vendors watched, mesmerized by a world that would never be their own. It could have been the Hollywood set of some 1940s colonial classic" (p. 77...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 201–202.
Published: 01 February 1987
... provides evidence that Jews adopted caste practices, smeared ashes on their foreheads at weddings, went barefoot in their synagogue, used palmistry in the selection of wedding partners, sang kirtans (narrative religious songs popular among Hindus), adapted Brahmanical origin themes to their own group, etc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 320–321.
Published: 01 February 1984
... of his study. Liu points out that the native reader is less likely to make an inexperienced gaff such as translating Chijiao Daxian as "the Red-legged Immortal" instead of "the Barefoot BOOK REVIEWS CHINA AND INNER ASIA 321 Immortal," but on the other hand, some non-native Sinologists have so immersed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 February 1984
... in that reader's illusion of complete integration with the cultural context of the material of his study. Liu points out that the native reader is less likely to make an inexperienced gaff such as translating Chijiao Daxian as "the Red-legged Immortal" instead of "the Barefoot ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 August 1988
... barefoot doctors, the integration of traditional and Western medicine, the distribution of rural health care, family planning, and the production of traditional herbs. The book is based on research trips to China in 1979 and 1981. In addition to interviews, the author relies on secondary literature...