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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 skill for "modern medication" and boost their burgeoning biopharmaceutical undefined, this snapshot has explicitly excluded chinese language medication – regardless of its great attractiveness among Singaporeans from all walks of existence, and especially among Singapore's ethnic chinese language majority. This e-book examines the use and perform of chinese language medication in Singapore, particularly in lifestyle, and contributes to anthropological debates concerning the post-colonial intersection of information, identification, and governmentality, and to transnational reviews of chinese language medication as a permeable, plural, and fluid practice.

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