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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jia-shin Chen How do we make sense of East Asian STS studies? This article traces the debates on this theme in earlier issues of East Asian Science, Technology and Society and analyzes the different perspectives displayed. The author addresses the so-called East Asian distinction by proposing a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 441–443.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... From a synthetic point of view, this series of inquiries can be formulated into the central question that this special issue addresses: Can there be East Asian STS studies distinct from those that have been practiced in the West? All the authors in this special issue reply affirmatively yet draw...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 179–183.
Published: 01 June 2010
... about the plausibility of a distinctiveEast Asian STS” in this modern world of globalized science and technology. This uncertainty was expressed as a question by Fu Daiwie, the editor of the EASTS : “what's the difference between EASTS and East Asian `area studies' that apply Western STS perspectives...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 November 2012
...], ANT [actor network theory], Social Worlds, cyborg feminism, bio-medicalization and all that? In other words, what's the difference between EASTS studies and East Asian ‘area studies’ that apply Western STS perspectives?” (2–3). He continued, “We wondered whether a distinctive historical experience and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... on the other, a related question, we consider how they imagine the location of East Asian STS in relation to other forms of STS. We suggest that it is possible to identify at least six distinct spatially related strategies for understanding knowledge and technoscience in the East Asian literatures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... explored dependent-independent relationships; Daiwie Fu and Ruey-Lin Chen (2012) , Ruey-Lin Chen (2012a; 2012b) , and Jia-shin Chen (2012) have examined and reflected on the distinctiveness of East Asian STS/theory; Fa-ti Fan (2012) has suggested the need for critical regionalism; Suzanne Moon (2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2007
... experience and thus probably a shared East Asian STS theoretical perspective could serve as the basis of this journal project. If this is indeed the case, then EASTS studies are indeed different from simply applying Western STS perspectives to East Asian “area studies.” And we indeed would expect distinctive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and fluid identities. Indeed, East Asian STS in reframing STS should also corrode the very idea of East Asia, dissolving that hoary old ontological distinction—STS should become East Asia's postcolonial supplement, in deconstuctive terms. Something else in this admirable prospectus made me a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., however, the existing theories are not enough? What if they do not satisfy the intellectual needs of East Asian STS—either because they cannot adequately take into account the distinctive characteristics of a particular social and political situation or because they have not been designed for the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
... distinctive of East Asia and seek guidance from such norms ( Fan 1997 ; Lee 1997 ; Tsai 2005 ; Tai and Lin 2001 ; Sakomoto 1999 ; Macer 1999 ). Most of these scholars offer normative analysis which resorts to Confucius or other ancient theories. Nevertheless, whether these theories about East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 December 2007
... simply to produce case studies modeled on Western scholarship? How can East Asian STS be fruitfully distinctive from what is being practiced in the West today? And (3) how can we best put East Asian STS into social practice? I agree with much of what Fu has to say on these questions. I certainly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
... over the first decade of EASTS 's history, I think Professor Wu's cooking and sharing metaphor is truly appropriate for this East Asia–based journal. EASTS started with a metaphor of travel, offered up in the title of Professor Daiwie Fu's position paper “How Far Can East Asian STS Go?” (1, no. 1: 1...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 December 2007
... sociological insights, we, East Asian STSers, can contribute to the better understanding of how science and technology took distinctive paths of development in the colonial and post-colonial contexts. Here, I think, lies a point where the contribution of East Asian STS can be made beyond the boundary of East...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kiebok Yi Shin Dongwon , Donguibogamgwa Dongasia Euihaksa 동의보감과 동아시아 의학사 [ Treasured Mirror of Eastern Medicine and the History of East Asian Medicine ] Paju : Deulnyeok , 2015 . 480 pp. ₩35,000 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The Treasured...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Hang Ryeol Na This article reveals the role nationalism plays when states collaborate for the purpose of ecological research. Working from the perspective of international regime theories, the author develops a case study around the East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (EABRN), a project under the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
...John P. DiMoia This article interrogates the category “Cold War family planning” for the East Asian context (1945–1991), arguing that the category remains highly relevant while also reflecting a much longer regional history of demography and population studies. In this sense, the category is both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michael M. J. Fischer Abstract East Asia and Southeast Asia provide at least four relational locales or sites of cultural critique and materials for new twenty-first-century theory construction governed by growing biological and ecological knowledge. I document a moment in East Asian and Southeast...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... from the South Asian subcontinent were still separated into Tamils, Bengalis, and Sikhs. From 1915, however, the asylum adopted the simplified terms Chinese , Malays (or, more precisely, Malays, and the Allied Races ), and Tamils , overriding the subgroup differences. The creation of distinct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mayumi Tabata As East Asian capitalism undergoes a series of changes, scholars have begun to study the effects of globalization on the development and decline of East Asian local industry and society. This article is a comparative analysis of the changing trajectories of the Taiwanese and Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... country's significant oil reserves to the global market, encountered no significant challenges while serving as president from 1967 to his death in 2009. Incidentally, Niger's uranium reserves are located a few hundred kilometers east of the border with Mali, a troubled state embroiled in a conflict to...