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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... apply the consensus conference to understanding citizens' opinions of surrogate motherhood and would consider their policy recommendations seriously: A total of 20 participants were selected from among 92 ordinary citizens who self-enrolled after public recruitment through newspapers, the internet, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Deliberative democracy Risk governance Agricultural biotechnology/agbiotech Consensus/citizens conference Lay expertise Public participation in techno-scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... linear model of scientific and technological development ( Joly and Kaufmann 2008 ; Stirling 2008 ), the very model that citizen engagement programs are attempting to overcome. The very fact that a consensus conference is structured to funnel open-ended discussions into a set of written documents may...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... formalized participatory methods, like consensus conference, citizen jury and deliberative polls, have often been the focus of STS scrutiny, attracting much discussion and debate. Among them, the consensus conference, innovated by the Danish Board of Technology in the 1980s, has been most enthusiastically...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “consensusing,” that is, the idea that the consensus-oriented dialogue and cultural ties go hand in hand, has been central to the Copenhagen school of science cafés. The crucial metaphor used in the so-called manifesto of the Danish science cafés is “bridge-building between techno-science and society” ( Balling...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... looks critically at a small-scale consensus conference in Sapporo, Japan, that engaged citizens in deliberation about food nanotechnologies. The goal of involving members of the public in upstream discussion of a new science before decisions are made about its application and regulation is consistent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nuclear policy, and many experts were of the opinion that the conference was an unsuitable setting for substantial discussion. 4 Pickett commented that the conference could not even achieve consensus on the goal of the conference itself, meaning that the participants were unable to enter intensive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nuclear power decisions in Japan; and A detailed `internalist' analysis of two consensus conferences in Taiwan, on surrogate motherhood and prenatal testing; Despite these very different substantive foci, contexts and analytical perspectives, there is a striking East–West convergence of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... dynamics between scientisation and contextualisation. Approaches such as consensus conferences, citizen juries, citizens' assemblies, deliberative mapping and nanodialogues have been developed to improve communication and to mitigate social resistance to emerging science and technology ( Cronin 2008a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Fa-ti Fan; Shun-Ling Chen; Chia-Liang Kao; Michelle Murphy; Matt Price; Liz Barry Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 We believe it’s important, in this special issue on citizen science, to hear the opinions, experiences, and voices of practitioners. After...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... through deliberation and informed decision making by the lay public. The Consensus Conference was one of the major experiments and models that represented their ideal of participatory democracy. In 2000, the CDST proposed the Bioethics and Biosafety Bill (appendix 1: table 4) in the form of a petition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... were their most popular topics. Consensus conferences, science cafés, open forums between scientists and the public, and dialogues between scientists/experts and citizens had all become reality under the initiative of STS-ers. Quite ironically for STS’ contemporary history in Japan, then, it was just...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 143–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... democracy: 6 Kobayashi and other Japanese STSers have expended great efforts and conducted a number of consensus conferences and focus groups. The self-claimed pacificator, the arbitrator bridging the gap between science, technology, and society—this was the dominant style of STSers in Japan at that time...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... consensus on biotechnology issues. Various attempts have been made such as public hearings, consensus conferences, etc. but with unsatisfactory results. A wide opinion gap among social groups persists. For good governance, we also need alternative channels and modes of communication for the reconciliation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... decision-making process and the structure of consensus that binds the state, technical rationality, and citizens. In this sense, Beck (1999: 39) defines subpolitics as “politics outside and beyond the representative institutions of the political system of nation-states.” Beck (1992: 49) argues that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
... citizens' conferences and consensus conferences. In 1997 the cloning of Dolly the sheep triggered an alert about the dangers of cloning. Kim Hwan-suk suggested the organization of South Korea's first citizens' conference on biotechnologies, proposing it take place completely independently of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 129–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... seemingly similar procedures could be “little more than a coopting device” as mentioned with reference to participatory experiments such as consensus conferences on biotechnology ( Nelkin and Marden 2004 ). That is to say, it is an open-ended question whether the procedure of participatory decision...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 December 2017
...), Kim Byoungyoon (金丙允), Kim Byoungsoo (金炳秀), and Lee Jongmin (李鍾珉). The center carried out a good many ambitious programs, such as science shops, consensus conferences, engineering ethics, technology assessment, appropriate technology, and STS education. Frequent statements, press releases, and requests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
... occurred 8 . For instance, in the example participatory techniques in the IAP2 table's ‘collaborate’ column are ‘citizen advisory committees, ‘consensus-building’ and ‘participatory decision-making’. By way of contrast, in the EPHC table, only ‘participatory decision making processes’ remain. In the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... or ought to relate to its citizens. During the public consultation in 2001, a core group of religious, healthcare and professional bodies actively engaged with the BAC in the formulation of recommendations that were subsequently published in the SC Report. Whilst some views from individuals were...