East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal
Suzuki, Akihito (Author)
From the 1920s and 1930s, discussion of asymptomatic carriers started to appear in Japan and quickly became well established. Two important frameworks here were public health and laboratory experiment. Japanese public health policies existed in theory, isolating asymptomatic carriers within their own family to prevent infection of others. These theoretical policies did not, however, attract great attention either from doctors, carriers, or family members. The crucial aspect in Japan was laboratory experiment. Japanese doctors concentrated on experimenting with animals as carriers of typhoid and other asymptomatic infections, trying to incorporate the latest theories of life and death taken from physiology. One reason for the relative neglect of the public health and isolation policy was the ongoing presence of a large number of patients with such diseases; another was the prestige of the laboratory as intellectual authority among well-trained doctors....More
Article Okumura, Daisuke; Suzuki, Akihito (March 2019) Essay: Osamu Kanamori and His Legacies on Epistemology, Criticism, and Cultural Study of Science. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 101-112).
Article Suzuki, Akihito (March 2019) The Life, Restoration, and Faking of the Bust of Nagayo Matarō. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 113-114).
Article Nakamura, Eri (March 2019) Psychiatrists as Gatekeepers of War Expenditure: Diagnosis and Distribution of Military Pensions in Japan during the Asia-Pacific War. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 57-75).
Article Sasaki, Kaori (March 2019) Bioethics between Imaginary and Reality: Tracing Science Fiction and Its Shaping of Transplant Medicine Protocols in Japan. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 77-99).
Article Takabayashi, Akinobu (March 2019) Medical Technology in Use: A History of Clinical Thermometry in Modern Britain and Japan. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 17-37).
Article Suzuki, Akihito; Takabayashi, Akinobu (March 2019) Life, Science, and Power in History and Philosophy. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (pp. 9-16).
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