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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... intergovernmental organizations and the self-fashioning of psychiatrists in Taiwan in order to build a national medical discipline that facilitated the connubiality between the two. Moreover, the psychiatric epidemiological research conducted in Taiwan was influenced by the survey-based Japanese ethnological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... scope. I ask whether we are fashioning an “autonomous” history of science in Southeast Asia—and whether this would be enough. Perhaps we need to explore further “Southeast Asia as method,” a thought style heralded here though remaining, I hope, productively ambiguous. This review contributes primarily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... culture-as-resource. The discussion focuses on the complexities of fashioning contemporary cultural stewardship claims with respect to South Asian classical medicine, generally, and yoga, specifically. I examine the emergence of a particular understanding of cultural stewardship that enables certain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Germany Optics Acoustics Fashion Urban planning ‘It's a remarkable piece of apparatus,’ said the officer to the explorer... Franz Kafka: Penal Colony ( Kafka 1988 , p. 191) Terezín ( Theresienstadt in German, no name in Hebrew) is a small town, a short hour by bus, from Prague. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 113–114.
Published: 01 March 2019
... original mixture of busts in the past and the present. Another dimension is that there exists an almost identical but still undiscovered bust, which should be identical in shape to the restored bust at Intermediatheque. This is a bronze bust, while the museum bust is of cement (a fashionable material...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 231–233.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wen-Hua Kuo Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Unlike new journals, many of which are electronic only or open access, EASTS reads in the old-fashioned way. While committed to selecting and publishing the very best papers in the field, we pay equal attention...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 627–628.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and the serious imbalance in sex ratio at birth—without draconian measures? Will the solutions advance China's social development and political reforms? As policy makers approach such questions, we will need the help of tools fashioned by leading academics such as Winckler and Greenhalgh to interpret...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... attention of colleagues elsewhere. Addressing the more general problem of the globalization of science and technology, fashioning a thoroughly postcolonial analysis of technoscience, enhances the scope and discursive power of the discipline, even if it leaves most state policy makers cold. It will be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2019
... film aims to convey. But the film shows that knowledge production in such critical moments did not emerge in a predictably linear fashion. Contingencies and uncertainties characterize how these medical experts went through a series of unprepared responses because the crisis was unprecedented and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2017
... with the history of science, as rather an old-fashioned approach. Glancing at its table of contents, I wondered whether the book intended to explore the history of its given discipline by focusing on selected prominent (male) scientists whose contributions are deemed decisive from a present-day...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 237–241.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 1941. The second stage of Japanese STS started in 1945, when the Japanese Empire collapsed. Science was a tool for democratizing Japan against old-fashioned prewar ideology. Liberals and Marxists, who were forced to hide underground during the repressive military regime, started their movements...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
... included in the book, details such as their personal interest in their subjects, their social roles, and their biographical experiences. Only readers familiar with such facts can interpret their writings in a truly historical fashion. Any collection of primary sources, including Rizhi Taiwan yiliao...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 265–267.
Published: 01 June 2014
... vitality in the field beyond the level of mere fashion. Instead, she points out that many interesting questions remain to be tackled, for instance in Chinese medicine's relation to the cultural history of gender and popular religion. More systematic efforts in translating and introducing key texts in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2018
... fashion with explanatory principles that cultures, both Western and non-Western, elaborate in order to make sense of such a complex phenomenon as life. The second component is the one that is linked to contemporary technological and scientific innovations, which markedly reshape what one thinks it means...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 525–530.
Published: 01 December 2009
... rankings” on fashioning Asian academic curriculums and projects. On the other hand, we also underestimate the effect of Asian educational policies on the re-fashioning of (western) institutions, the strong presence of Asian graduate students overseas being only the most obvious example. In the current era...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2017
... prominent facet of this culture is the language fashioned to practice science, which, Keller insists, goes hand in hand with assumptions about the primary objects to be considered and with the use of a method that first deals with parts and then attempts to build larger wholes out of them. Keller further...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
... benefit from a more sustained attention to those discussions in the course of its self-fashioning. 1 I treat the broader issue of “Asia” here because that was the purview of the History of Science Society/Society for the History of Technology roundtable at which we initially gathered, but the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 143–146.
Published: 01 March 2014
... mobilizes resources to improve conditions in that sector. Third, welfare provisions are collectively provided via the state, rather than being further privatized. They also list eight sets of policy prescriptions for the government to work on to fashion the innovative welfare state they envision: limiting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... our contemporary state of affairs wherein “the vast majority of illnesses today are treated as chronic and . . . being at risk for illness is often treated as if one had a disease requiring lifelong treatments” (6). In anthropological fashion, Dumit explores this contemporary situation as a set of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Chapter 5 discusses Owen’s involvement in the making of the life-size dinosaur models in the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Owen, who was fashioned by contemporaries as the “British Cuvier,” had a keen sense of using the media—sometimes unfairly. For example, to secure the credit for reconstructing the...