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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to and include boundaries between ethical and non-ethical science, while emphasising the global scope of boundary work. It shows how scientists use both ‘science’ and ‘bioethics’ boundaries to demarcate their own territory and to exclude certain publics from debate in the field. By elaborating...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kaori Sasaki Abstract By extending the late Osamu Kanamori’s notion of science fiction (sci-fi) as it “re-articulate[s] various issues that bioethical studies had formally discussed,” this paper provides a cultural analysis of Japanese sci-fi stories from the 1990s with reference to the exchange of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner The role of the state in genomic innovation in relation to global life science competition is central to understanding the moral economy of bioethics. This article asks how in China the adoption of research regulation is balanced with global competition in genomics. I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Seyoung Hwang; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner In South Korea, bottom-up campaigns played a significant role in legislating the Bioethics and Biosafety Act. Formed of alliances between civic activists, NGOs, religious groups, and some individual experts, they shared the goal of bioethical legislation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 181–184.
Published: 01 June 2018
... environmental factors. These will invite further reflection and exploration by bioethicists and STS scholars. Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai is a professor in the Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Bioethics and is jointly appointed in the Department of Family Medicine and the Institute of Medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is focused on two cases, the legislation of the Bioethics and Biosafety Act, and the development of ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) research. Our analysis finds that communication and consensus building between scientists and bioethics advocates in a broader sense is critical for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
...W. Calvin Ho; Benjamin Capps; Teck Chuan Voo In this paper, we attempt to elucidate a “public” that has emerged in response to the work of the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC)—an expert body appointed by the Singapore Government—that culminated in the publication of two reports relating to stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... article discusses the literature with attention to the reciprocal relationships between technoscience and political power mediated by the nationalist view of S&T. Next, this article evaluates the literature on the Biosafety and Bioethics Act, with emphasis on the interactions among diverse actors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Kanamori’s works and Japanese medical historians and medical sociologists. After extensively reviewing and summarizing the variety of themes and genres within the works of Kanamori, these four papers will discuss four topics of medical technology, infectious diseases, psychiatric war pensions, and bioethical...
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 1   South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim 2011 ) * Circle size corresponds to the amount of allocated R&D fund. ** Discipline: blue: medical, red: veterinary, yellow: biology, green: bioethics Fig. 1 . South Korean stem cell R&D network in 2005 (source: Kim More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan all allow therapeutic cloning which is banned in most European countries. 2 2 See article 22 of South Korea's Bioethics and Safety Act, amended June 5, 2008; article 4 of Taiwan's “Ethical Guidance of Research Ethics on Human Embryo and Embryonic Stem Cell (人胚胎及胚...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2010
... made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. “Cross-cultural bioethics” is becoming not only something of a buzzword but an entire sub-discipline in the area of contemporary bioethics. Globalisation and the increasingly multi-cultural nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
... relevance to the “Hwang affair,” bioethics, and feminist STS in Korea. First of all, this book was published at a very germane time, when public awareness of the ethics of biomedical research and biotechnology was at its peak, after one of the most infamous of scientific scandals, both in Korea and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 December 2007
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. This is a striking book (original title: 遺伝子改造). Osamu Kanamori (金森修) is a leading scholar who has critically studied interactions between science and society. He has been assigned to governmental committees on bioethics and has strongly opposed the hasty...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the central role these activities play in processes of valorization in the post-Fordist economy (7). Existing conceptual and institutional frameworks in bioethics have proven inadequate for capturing the changing nature of the biomedical industry, highly adaptive as it is to bioethical regulations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... (Eds.), Bioethics in Asia: the proceedings of the UNESCO Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC’97) and the WHO-assisted Satellite Symposium on Medical Genetics Services, 3–8 Nov, 1997 in Kobe (pp. 225 – 232 ). Christchurch : Eubios Ethics Institute . Nukaga Y. , & Cambrosio A. ( 1997...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... simply by replacing damaged cells with injected stem cells. Scientifically advanced nations worldwide, therefore, recognize that stem cell research can bring about significant gains in health and wealth, notwithstanding a variety of bioethical concerns. In line with growing public attention, many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... have their laboratories and offices here. They share the park with the national Bioethics Advisory Board and A*STAR, (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), which directs domestic Science and Technology Policy and includes the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC) a funding body for biomedical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Song Sang-yong © 2017 Science and Culture Review 2017 Song Sang-yong is one of the best representatives of the Korean STS community. 1 He has been active on the international scene both in the history of science since the 1970s and in bioethics since the 1990s and has witnessed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 March 2010
... information, the field of American bioethics has gained a new momentum. While it was first associated with the development of the biomedical sciences, this newly remodeled field, commonly abbreviated as “ELSI,” has obtained the fame around the world and become a shibboleth for any science or technology...