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Published: 01 June 2012
Fig. 1   A nano-biotechnology company in Beijing Fig. 1 . A nano-biotechnology company in Beijing More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 401–420.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brian Salter This paper explores the changing approach of the Chinese state to health biotechnology innovation and, in particular, the position of venture capital within that process. How has the Chinese state dealt with the opportunities and threats posed by globalisation in this field, what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... interpreted under the paradoxical context, in which Korean women are situated in the age of biotechnology. On the one hand, the invisibility of women as subjects in the public sphere led to their lack of social control over ova trafficking and made it possible for a huge number of eggs to be supplied secretly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Wenmay Rei; Terence Hua Tai 28 4 2010 28 4 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Since the turn of the millennium, biotechnology has been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2010
... philosophical thought. Lee Shui Chen , ed., The Family, Medical Decision-Making and Biotechnology: Critical Reflections on Asian Moral Perspectives . Dordrecht : Springer , 2007 . 220 pp, $119 . 9 9 2009 9 9 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
...So Yeon Leem Paik Young-Gyung and Park 백영경,박연규 Yun-Gu , eds., Frankenstein ŭi ilsang: Saengmyoung gonghak sidae ŭi geongang gwa ŭiryo 프랑켄슈타인의 일상- 생명공학시대의 건강과 의료 [ Frankensteinian Everyday: Feminist Engagement with Health and Medicine in the Age of Biotechnology ] Seoul : Mim...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jeong-Ro Yoon; Sung Kyum Cho; Kyu Won Jung This paper explores the development of biotechnology governance and current challenges to its improvement in Korea. It aims to identify what element would be crucial to foster an effectively working system of biotechnology governance in Korea. The analysis...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Axel Gelfert Singapore's foray into biotechnology is generally considered an economic and scientific success, its most visible sign being Biopolis, launched in 2003 as an integrated cluster of research facilities in an urban setting. Biopolis, however, is itself the result of a long-term effort to...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Fig. 1   Cover images of Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry—Focus for Tomorrow (left, 1992) and Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry (right, 1995) courtesy of the Singapore Economic Development Board Fig. 1 . Cover images of Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry—Focus More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 1 Government investment in biotechnology research and development. Source: MOST et al. 2006 , 8; National Science and Technology Information Service Fig. 1. Government investment in biotechnology research and development. Source: MOST et al. 2006, 8; National Science and Technology More
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 2 Newspaper articles on biotechnology, 1995–2001. Source: Cho 2004 , 36 Fig. 2. Newspaper articles on biotechnology, 1995–2001. Source: Cho 2004, 36 More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... science and society relationship by focusing on the scientist as citizen. Over time, a significant minority of scientists have been active in raising public concerns around the social impacts of science and technology, particularly around biotechnology and nanotechnology. This paper presents results from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Catherine Waldby In late 2003, the Singaporean government launched Biopolis, a life sciences technopole that brings key Singaporean biomedical research institutes together with global and local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and governance bodies. The government has allocated generous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jennifer A. Liu Stem cell science is a modern global form, yet it serves deeply social and often nationalistic visions of the role of biotechnology, and its practices and meanings are contingent and situated. In this paper, I show how stem cell research represents a deliberate conjoining of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Soraj Hongladarom This article looks at the organizational culture of the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), a research institute in Thailand. The purpose is to find out to what extent the culture affects how well the institute realizes its stated objectives, which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... various `deficit' models, which in turn inform efforts at governing the societal conflict. Anticipating or responding to European public concerns over agricultural biotechnology (agbiotech) in particular, state bodies have sponsored participatory exercises. Some participants sought to open up...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Tae-Ho Kim In Korea, scientific excellence has been perceived as one of the key elements of modern nation-building. Moreover, from the late 1990s to the early 2000s, the government represented biotechnology as the future engine of the economy. Hwang succeeded in representing himself as the hero of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Douglas Ashwell The discovery of genetically modified (GM) food in New Zealand in 1998 prompted a highly politicized debate about GM or biotechnology. In response, the government established a Royal Commission on Genetic Modification in May 2000. The Royal Commission and public opposition to GM...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and also demanded the democratic control of new biotechnologies. However, the Hwang Woo-suk scandal and the increased bureaucratic control of research that followed have challenged the development of a more democratic mode of governance. Through ethnographic methods, this article seeks to understand...