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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 789–791.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Vivian Lin Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Health Governance, Migrant Labor, and International Health Crises . Edited by Anoma Van Der Veere , Florian Schneider , and Catherine Lo . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2022 . 272 pp. ISBN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 579–588.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mary Augusta Brazelton Abstract Public health in China has become a global concern as a consequence of the outbreak and worldwide spread of COVID-19. This article examines the historical place of China in international and global health. Contrary to prevalent narratives in the history of medicine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 260–261.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Mary Augusta Brazelton Virulent Zones: Animal Disease and Global Health at China's Pandemic Epicenter . By Lyle Fearnley . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2020 . viii, 280 pp. ISBN: 9781478011057 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 724–725.
Published: 01 August 2021
... is a fascinating and timely ethnography on bird flu prevention in East Asia. The author, Frédéric Keck, has taken a unique approach to the field of global health that is rich with theoretical insights and fresh methods. He also enriches our understanding of how global health concerns have shaped relations between...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11163041.
Published: 21 June 2024
... exa­mi­nes Eu­ro­pea­n- and Ameri­­ can-led att­empts to curt­ail the global spread of inf­ect­ious dis­eases. He traces those ef­forts from the ear­li­est International Sanitary Conferences in the 1850s through the re­peated reformulation of the rules un­der World Health Organization (WHO) aus­ pices...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2018
... his intellectual interlocutors. This makes the book more inward-looking than it needs to be, which limits its ability to converse across disciplines and national boundaries. Given that it is part of a series about global health, this is a missed opportunity. Absorption has the potential to speak...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Asia and Southeast Asia than in East Asia; this has contributed to a marked shift in rhetoric about global “sickness” and health and seems consistent with prophecies of a coming “Asian century.” However, COVID-19 may not be a singular event like 1919 but may portend a wave of environmental emergencies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 639–662.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Amy Johnson Abstract Malaria eradication arrived in Nepal in the 1950s as part of a global initiative to make malarial landscapes available for land reclamation and universal settlement. This article situates period reports from World Health Organization personnel involved in the Nepal Malaria...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2012
... sprayings. They show the Taiwanese case as a local manifestation of global health policy projects. Li Yushang studies early attempts to eliminate schistosomiasis in the lower Yangzi delta (1948–58), while Marta Hanson illustrates the “conceptual blind spots” that prevented Western journalists and analysts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 706–708.
Published: 01 August 2005
..., international public-health governance to a post-Westphalian one, belies its importance. From now on, it is no longer possible to deal with infectious diseases endemic, epidemic, or reemergent exclusively within the classical framework offered by national governments. Re ecting trends in globalization...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 565–566.
Published: 01 May 2014
... will be satisfying for those looking to understand “how global health policies and discourses about HIV/AIDS and reproduction intersect with local realities and inform everyday practices” (p. 10). However, the effect is a somewhat static representation of “culture,” in which change is portrayed as only recently...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1095–1097.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the coronavirus pandemic, are at an inflection point. If the recent global health crisis had not shone a light on the limits of modern democracy, the intensifying effects of global climate change would have done so. We need a new set of questions for orienting the future aims of democratic politics—questions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 236–237.
Published: 01 February 1994
... Japan's global role, specifically the foreign relations on issues that encompass all regions or issues that transcend region, such as global warming, environmental protection, or global health issues such as AIDS. Despite the growing literature on these subjects, there is barely a mention of these vital...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... Prognostication is risky under the best circumstances, but given recent events in world history—threats to the integrity of democracy in the United States, the rise of authoritarianism in many parts of the world, the insidious normalization of racism, a global health crisis spanning two and half years...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., 2022). Banerjee and Varma both provide rich portrayals of care and its contradictions in South Asia. These books successfully speak to a diverse readership and could be equally used in undergraduate courses in global health, South Asian studies, and medical anthropology. They would be most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 865–889.
Published: 01 November 2020
... they produce creates environmental and health problems on a global scale. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 pigs China animals agriculture livestock food environment A farmer who doesn't raise pigs is like a scholar who doesn't read books. 種田不養豬,秀才不讀書 —An old...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 311–338.
Published: 01 August 2023
.... Neither people's behavior and beliefs nor North Vietnamese state policies on education, health, and social programs in the 1960s can be considered neoliberal since neither regular Vietnamese nor policy makers in North Vietnam had any exposure to global neoliberalism. North Vietnam had little contact...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 246–249.
Published: 01 February 2017
... with the surprising spatial stability of a distinctive and well-known Mumbai slum; Snell-Rood focuses on modes of creating health and well-being within it. The Durable Slum opens with a vivid description of Dharavi, the settlement that punctuates dominant accounts of contemporary Mumbai and global-scale...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1131–1133.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti , “ India's Secret to Low-Cost Health Care ,” Harvard Business Review , October 15, 2013 . 4 See McKinsey Global Institute, India's Ascent: Five Opportunities for Growth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 569–577.
Published: 01 August 2020
... public health infrastructure, was bound to suffer most. By the template of 1918, millions of Indians would die. 2 Although pandemics and epidemics are commonly conflated, as if the former were merely the latter writ globally large, COVID-19 reminds us how different in their social dynamics...