Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
Aboriginals, Taiwanese, 249–50, 259
n. 29
abortion, 227
advertising, 85–86. See also phar-
maceutical marketing in India
affective labor, 124–25
afrims (Armed Forces Research In-
stitute of the Medical Sciences),
128, 140 n. 31
agriculture. See genetically modified
(gm) crops and genetically modified
organisms (gmos)
aids/hiv, 130, 143 n. 52
als (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis),
221
altruism, 175
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als),
221
Anderson, Warwick, 263
Annan, Kofi, 148
antidepressants, 144–47, 154–61
Anti-Eugenics Network, Japan, 220,
222, 224, 228
Archer Daniels Midland, 85–86
Aristotle, 282–83
Arlotto, Michael, 64
Armed Forces Research Institute of
the Medical Sciences (afrims), 128,
140 n. 31
asean+3, 46 n. 14
‘‘Asian’’ as discursive term: biotech
and, 21–22; communities of fate
and, 34; diseases and, 27–28, 294;
snps project and, 286
‘‘Asian biotech’’: biotechnology, de-
fined, 4; ‘‘bloom’’ in, 293–94, 298
n. 1; convergence points in, 5–6;
defined, 21; financial crises and,
294–96; implications and applica-
tions beyond region, 43–44; tran-
scendental, 23–24. See also specific
topics
Asian financial crisis (1997), 100,
132, 294–96
Asian Tigers (‘‘Little Dragons’’), 7,
99–102
assemblage, global: Asian biotech as,
21; biocommunities of fate and, 33;
bioinsecurity and, 297; national dif-
ferences, 4; situated ethics and, 13–
14; Thai medical tourism as, 119–
20, 123, 126, 136
a*star (Agency of Science, Technol-
ogy, and Research), Singapore,
108–9
Australia, 263
authoritarianism, 16–17, 101
Previous Page Next Page