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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... 27 9 2007 2 10 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2007 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Engagement Participation Defining public issues Ignoring public concerns Imagining and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... point should be examined in more detail, both qualitatively and quantitatively. At the same time, this change of media framing may bring new public attention to SCR issues. However, this analysis did not extend to audience responses and attitudes toward current SCR issues. To overcome this limitation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... `risk' and `citizens'. In participatory exercises, `risk' is reified twice: by defining the universal public meaning of technological controversy as `risk' issues; and by selecting particular `risk' definitions as natural, objective and universal. Citizens are modelled according to specific `risk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the use of electricity. How are generational and distributional justice issues to be considered in the cost-benefit analysis of nuclear power policy? Fourth, the psychological and historical origins of radiation risks contribute to the great gap between public perception of radiation risks and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., italics in the original) and so: the key move is to make all definitions of politics turn around the issues instead of having the issues enter into a ready-made political sphere to be dealt with. First define how things turn the public into a problem, and only then try to render more precise what is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... representatives from the anti-nuclear side. The round table conference method attracted both public and academic attention, and set up an atmosphere which demanded more participatory decision-making processes on so-called STS issues in Japan. However, the conference did not produce clear decisions on Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... ( Pidgeon, Kasperson, and Slovic 2003 ). The frame as an interpretive scheme implies “particular approaches to problems, their causal relationships, and potential solutions” ( Bocking 2010: 706 ), and media framing often defines an issue in the public sphere. PD Notebook framed US beef as highly risky...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... position of English language newspapers in colonial Malaya in identifying and disseminating epidemiological data as well as commentaries on public health issues and policies. These discussions provided a crucial platform in linking public health discourses to a more literate and influential lay public and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the attention of decision-makers, interest groups and the public” ( Nisbet and Lewenstein 2002 : 360). In terms of GM, the news media not only influence the attention various groups give to the issue, but they “also powerfully shape how policy issues related to biotechnology are defined and symbolized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 543–554.
Published: 01 December 2011
... prices, markets, and institutions. For his outstanding contribution to the field of social studies of finance, Professor MacKenzie was named in the Prospect list of leading “public intellectuals” of the financial crisis, also known as “ Prospect 's Top 25 Brains of the crisis” ( Ford 2009 ). In 2011 he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Yawen Cheng; Yu-Hwei Tseng Yen-Chiou Fan 范燕秋, ed., Duoyuan xiangqian yu chuangzao zhuanhua: Taiwan gonggong weisheng bai nian shi 多元鑲嵌與創造轉化:台灣公共衛生百年史 [ Diverse Embeddedness and Creative Transformation: A Century of Public Health in Taiwan ] Taipei : Yuan-Liou , 2012 . 480 pp. NT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... being informed, make considered recommendations to discussed issues. Experts are academics, government officials, representatives of related groups, or individual activists, while laypersons are nonexpert participants. It is argued that public participation characterized by well-informed citizens...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... research and SCNT, indications as to why the (interested, but especially the affected) public ought to be concerned about the subject and suggestions of (in the least, perceived) shared values that could be relevant in thinking through the issues. Rather than propounding substantive content, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., however, has not followed an easy path. Public controversy around the social, cultural, ethical and ecological effects of biotechnology has raised significant issues for government policy and has undermined confidence in the contract between science and society. These debates have challenged the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... advise and support the ‘whole of government’ investigation of the presence of dioxins in the food chain and environment. OTAG's brief was to provide the MoH with ‘high quality, scientific and technical advice on public health issues arising from exposures and effects of organochlorines (dioxins, PCPs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
... civic responsibility for hygiene as a common good. Second, in discussing this broadly defined assimilation, the author attempts to look for this policy as implemented in public spaces, where it was challenged, appropriated, and reshaped by various forces, instead of analyzing associated ideas within...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... question should be properly settled through ideal deliberation under conditions of mutual engagement involving all parties of public life. 10 11 2017 29 12 2018 Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 citizen science Third Wave expertise impairment and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... specific way of doing and understanding of a technology as well as its users. In either cases of deficit or relational construction, both the public and the expert are problematized. As science communication and public participation of science are always about the issue of interaction between the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... industry at every level, from food packaging to the nutritional quality of the food itself. But the very newness of the field has had a significant impact on efforts to establish a dialogue between scientists and the general public on issues surrounding the commercialization of nanotechnology. In such a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Margaret Elizabeth Sleeboom-Faulkner This study probes into what public Chinese stem cell scientists involve in defining what is ‘good research practice’. Thomas Gieryn in 1983 argued that scientists draw up boundaries between the realm of ‘real science’ and that of ‘pseudoscience’ in order to...