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Volume 7, Number 2, 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue on Traveling Comparisons

Atsuro Morita and Gergely Moha´ csi

Traveling Comparisons: Ethnographic Reflections on Science and Technology

pp. 175-183

Comparative Globalities: Actor-Network Theory and the Topologies of Japanese "Research" Whales

pp. 185-204

Plastic Comparison: The Case of Engineering and Living with Pet-Type Robots in Japan

pp. 205-220

Traveling Engineers, Machines, and Comparisons: Intersecting Imaginations and Journeys in the Thai Local Engineering Industry

pp. 221-241

From Cure to Governance: The Biopolitical Scene after the Brain Death Controversy in Japan

pp. 243-259

The Adiponectin Assemblage: An Anthropological Perspective on Pharmacogenomics in Japan

pp. 261-281

Asian Biopoleis (continued)

The Bioinformatic Basis of Pan-Asianism

pp. 283-309

Book Reviews

Reproducing Women: Medicine, Metaphor, and Childbirth in Late Imperial China by Yi-Li Wu (review)

pp. 311-315

Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930 by Mariola Espinosa (review)

pp. 317-318

Duoyuan xiangqian yu chuangzao zhuanhua: Taiwan gonggong weisheng bai nian shi 多元鑲嵌與 創造轉化:台灣公共衛生百年史 [Diverse Embeddedness and Creative Transformation: A Century of Public Health in Taiwan] ed. by Fan Yen-Chiou 范燕秋 (review)

pp. 319-323

Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883-1945 by Daqing Yang (review)

pp. 325-327

Ba jing you Taiwan: Guoguang shihua de gushi 八輕遊台灣:國光石 化的故事 [The Naphtha Cracker That Travels around Taiwan: The Story of Koukuang Petrochemical Project] by Shieh Jyh-Cherng 謝志誠 and Ho Ming-sho 何明修 (review)

pp. 329-333