Capturing Quicksilver: The Position, Power, and Plasticity by Arielle A. Smith

By Arielle A. Smith

Since the flip of the century Singapore has sustained a name for either austere governance and state of the art biomedical amenities and learn. trying to emphasize Singapore's capability for "modern medication" and advance their burgeoning biopharmaceutical undefined, this picture has explicitly excluded chinese language drugs – regardless of its great reputation among Singaporeans from all walks of lifestyles, and especially among Singapore's ethnic chinese language majority. This ebook examines the use and perform of chinese language medication in Singapore, specifically in daily life, and contributes to anthropological debates in regards to the post-colonial intersection of data, identification, and governmentality, and to transnational experiences of chinese language drugs as a permeable, plural, and fluid practice.

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