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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Cho-ying Li In response to the failing mechanisms of hydrological management in the Lower Yangzi Delta in the fifteenth century, some officials and local specialists collaborated to form a new strategy, which was in opposition to that used in the conventional practice, to solve the problems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... managed by reconfiguring technical and ideological standards. Technical standards are a codification of certain material aspects of rice that the private and public sectors deem worthy of institutionalization and regulation (see, e.g., Thévenot 2009 ; Hill 1990 ). Ideological standards are informal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... measurement techniques, hydrological observation technology, hydraulic testing, reinforced concrete, and ship-lock mechanics were implemented, mainly for water conservation and afforestation. During the period when Nanjing served as the seat of the national government, a plan for managing the upper, middle...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... children. As the case studies presented below reveal, there are always tensions within the development encounter. But how deep these tensions become, why and how these are managed, and to what effect vary greatly. These variations need to be understood in terms of power relations. In 2003, I spent...