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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 373–382.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., and that others, raised in different linguistic/cultural traditions, might find this shift easier to negotiate. If so, globalization might be something of a two-edged sword. Before going further, however, I must acknowledge that this line of inquiry takes me to fields of study far removed from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 September 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... nationalism marked by idealism and pride in China'sancient philosophy and cultural heritage, has evolved into a medicine that thrives on the contemporary global health market in a neoliberal climate. This latter form of Chinese medicine, which the author, in accordance with its Chinese promoters, calls...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
... countries as well as Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia and tracing it to the latter part of the twentieth century. Yang's standpoint is clearly critical: “Even the new telecommunications technology does not simply ‘liberate,’ as global village prophets would like us to believe” (406), he writes, and his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... subversive sense, global security and world order would be compromised by nonwhite populations in the developing world surpassing the populations of the developed world. Political and social anxiety quickly grew because of the increasing number of immigrants. Amid the intense East–West conflict, the United...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of any state to exploit the value of the future knowledge economy will be limited. In an era of globalization, state boundaries are inherently porous to flows of knowledge and finance, and the capture of the value generated by innovation is heavily dependent on ownership. In this context, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in Malaysia (all in Kuala Lumpur), seven in South Korea (all in Seoul), six in Taiwan (all in Taipei), twelve in Thailand (all in Bangkok), and three in Vietnam (one in Hanoi) ( Packet Clearing House, n.d. )—and as a regional and global data center hub and cloud services headquarters ( Tanato 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... within nation-states in classic capitalist mode, with accompanying scientific understanding, and the development of the related marketplaces toward global scope, with accompanying political arrangements, which usually (but not always) give rise to imperial-colonial relationships. The dynamics of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yi-Tsun Chen Crane Johanna Tayloe , Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press , 2013 . xiii +208 pp . $27.95 paperback, $89.95 hardcover . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 The discovery...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Peter Lavelle Bray Francesca , Coclanis Peter A. , Fields-Black Edda L. , and Schäfer Dagmar , eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 446 pp. . $99 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 341–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... colleagues to continue commissioning reviews of books written in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. I've also been especially grateful for this opportunity to facilitate the bridging of the EASTS community and the global STS community through the wide-ranging reviews of English-language books on East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... perpetuated globally through financing practices for infrastructure projects in cities of developing countries that are often dominated by large loans from development banks ( Carroll 2010 ). These loans come with exchanges of expertise and best practices to direct the project design. Furthermore, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anders Blok This article draws on ethnographic studies (conducted in Japan) into ongoing controversies over Japanese “research” whaling, in order to theorize what it might mean, in STS and elsewhere, to think comparatively about global connections, networks, and flows. Since the 1970s, Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 517–525.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Casper Bruun Jensen Riles Annelise , Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2011 . 312 pp . $27.50 . 28 6 2012 28 6 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Annelise Riles's Collateral Knowledge: Legal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Tzung-wen Chen This article discusses approaches to forming a bioeconomy in Korea and Taiwan and presents examples of vaccine industrialization in the context of a dual-structured global vaccine market. The dual structure comprises high-priced vaccines manufactured by large companies that use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin Hecht Gabrielle , Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 2012 . xx +451 pp . $29.95 . 01 4 2013 01 4 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This magnificent opus, both impressive and stimulating, grew out of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Szu-hung Fang Hathaway Michael J. , Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . xi +258 pp . $27.95 paperback, $65.00 cloth © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Environmental Winds is a book about...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 9–15.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., negating the veracity of dependency theory. This tendency will continue until eventually equality is attained, provided that techno-nationalism never regains its formerly overwhelming power. 2 12 2010 23 08 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Techno-nationalism techno-globalism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sofie á Rogvi; Annegrete Juul; Henriette Langstrup The rhetoric of need is commonplace in discourses of technology and innovation, as well as in global health. Users are said to have a need for innovative technology, and citizens in resource-poor regions to have a need for improved health care. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heong Hong Por Cooper Melinda and Waldby Catherine , Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 . 296 pp. $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 This...