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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of science in cultural encounter. It also urges STS scholars to pay more attention to the field sciences. Although the focus of the article is on science and British imperialism in nineteenth-century China, its conclusions address an important aspect of the history of East Asian science, technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kôji Ozaki Kim Hoi-eun , Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan Toronto: University of Toronto Press , 2014 . xiv+249 pp . $55.00 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Hoi-eun...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... scientist. Like many of my classmates back in medical school, I was hoping to apply my knowledge in science and medicine to help society. Wondering how exactly this might happen, in my first couple of years of medical school I took a series of classes named “Reading Science in Culture.” Reading the classic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 September 2017
... organized a reading group in which we read her recent article “Thinking about Biology and Culture” ( Keller 2016 ). In October 2008, Keller was invited by Daiwie Fu, on behalf of the organizing committee of the International Conference on Women Scientists at Yang Ming University. Zxyyann Jane Lu, a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 239–250.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: Postcoloniality, Symmetry, and Method” in this issue, John Law and Lin Wen-yuan forcefully argue for what they call “a third postcolonial version of the principle of symmetry” (214). This insistence is firmly rooted in their ethnographic encounters with practices of Taiwanese STS and Chinese medicine. In these...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the Song, and at how resistance to Western mathematics was a part of the ongoing intellectual movement of antiquarianism and of the emerging view supporting the “Chinese origin of Western learning” ( xixue zhongyuan ). Fan Fa-ti examines cultural encounters between British naturalists and local...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 June 2010
... been exchanged in the encounters between China and the West. The focus on textual discussion and the synthesis of secondary literature is insufficient to provide a thick description of science as culture—the “cultural manifold” Sivin has theorized that integrates material conditions, mechanisms of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Peter C. Perdue Book: Elman Benjamin A. , A cultural history of modern science in China Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 2006 Reviewer: Perdue Peter C. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9 2 2007 9 2 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... connected their research with cultural nationalism. Depending on their respective career patterns, they had different ideas about research objects, methods, and the very nature of science. A central figure in this essay is the Korean taxonomist Seok Ju-myeong 石宙明 (1908–50), who found in nationalism a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... may have conflicting claims in cultural goods, divergent ideals as to the proper regimes for its management, and may appeal to different scales of authority in these disputes ( Boateng 2011 ). Yoga's encounters with intellectual and cultural property claims highlight such conflicts, which in 2005 led...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... perspectives: sociocultural anthropology , the anthropology of development , and applied development anthropology . From the former we know rice as a set of cultural practices. The anthropology of development critiques and analyzes rice development in the light of existing farmer practices and technosocial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 641–644.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the past two decades, the anxiety over its identity has been largely perpetuated by various reference points. As soon as Hong Kong began to develop its metropolitan image out of colonial modernity in comparison with its geopolitical other, “Mainland China,” in the late 1970s, it encountered the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 505–511.
Published: 01 September 2013
... amchi to learned professors of the Lhasa Mentsikhang. The articles all raise issues that reverberate with well-known ones already encountered in the above comparative anthropological literature. I will limit myself here to commenting on one of them only: naming and the politics of practice. Whoever...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... swathes of the population, both elite and subaltern. Both consent and coercion are characteristic of technological citizenship in Asia; in other words, the encounter between state, technology, and political subject produces extremely uneven outcomes lying along a continuum from possibility to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
... cultural and commercial glamour that the city enjoyed. Lester's desire to establish an institution dedicated to the pursuit of science melded well with the efforts and activities of Shanghai's Westernized and affluent Chinese elite, who were themselves keenly and expeditiously forming companies, launching...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “overpopulation” and prevent the “adverse selection of race” ( Matsubara 1997 , 1998 ; Ogino 2008 ; Tama 2006 ). Its aim was to develop the economy and establish a “civilized/cultured nation-state” ( bunka kokka 文化国家) to regulate both the quantity and quality of population ( Matsubara 1997 ). In 1949, the EPL...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 165–180.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Junhui Han; Zhengfeng Li Abstract This article analyzes a case of postproduction misconduct, that is, the BioMed Central (BMC) retraction incident, which is the beginning of a series of massive retraction incidents that China has encountered in recent years. Our analysis echoes the pioneering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2017
... influences thought, the relevant language here is not “Chinese language,” or “English language,” but rather the languages shaped in the context of scientific cultures and constantly reconfigured in relation to the problems addressed and the difficulties encountered. Owing to their intimate connection with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., different schools of thought had often faced off. Now, they were obliged to formulate views on science—which soon become a new topic for debate. As cultures objectively encountered Western scientific culture, nations subjectively labored to acquire Western science and technology and the hidden power. Most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... medicine in China, and the global popularity of forensics-themed popular culture—has given new meaning and importance to this thirteenth-century figure under the new conditions of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. 27 4 2016 18 10 2016 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology...