Social Science Diliman: A Philippine Journal of Society and Change Issue on Medicine in Asia and the Pacific Available Online

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Social Science Diliman: A Philippine Journal of Society and Change (SSD) issue on Medicine in Asia and the Pacific is now available and downloadable at: http://journals.upd.edu.ph/index.php/socialsciencediliman/issue/view/634

Editorial Notes: "Transformations in health in the Asia-Pacific: Two centuries of change" by Mark Harrison

Table of Contents: 

  • "Devoted to caring for their beloved children": Therapeutic choices for childhood illnesses in a Tokyo suburb, 1938-1939 by Sayaka Mihara            
  • Malaria and Japan's colonial frontier: Manchuria, 1900s-1940s by Jeong-Ran Kim   
  • Health, sovereignty and imperialism: The Royal Navy and infectious disease in Japan's treaty ports by Mark Harrison   
  • Evaluating the impact of the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic in Pre-War Imperial Japan by Kenichi Ohmi, Akihito Suzuki        
  • "It's time to get Australian": Unpicking populist responses to immigration, asylum-seekers, leprosy and the nation by Josephine Robertson