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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., facilitated through information communications technologies (ICTs) that are quickly restructuring forms of sociality and the tradecraft of identity politics. These technologies and the strategies they enable turn on and modify a relatively new configuration of Homo sapiens that I have elsewhere termed the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fields as nothing more than cultural essentialism ( Befu, Hendry, and Webber 1987 ; Dale 1986 ; Ivy 1995 ; Kondo 1990 ; Mouer and Sugimoto 1986 ; Yoshino 1992 ), the politics of identity surrounding the notion of a Japanese bioidentity has become a core of contemporary Japanese biopolitics. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Melinda Cooper Medical accidents have become an unexpected source of political friction in reform-era China, leading in certain, well-publicized cases to mass riots and violent attacks against hospital staff. This article situates the problem of the medical accident alongside the wider...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Biomedicine Taiwan Bio-Bank Gene Race Ethnicity Identity politics Taiwan is an immigrant society where interethnic marriages...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
... meaning of Peking man and Yěrén (yetis), so that the conflicts among political elites, scientists groups, and masses in the confusing political cultures of republic, Maoist, and opening-time China are explored in a subtle way. Schmalzer looks at the fluidity of the scientist's identity and social status...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
... student of Dr. Keller at MIT, her itinerary deliberately took in political protests and the activities of the women's movement in Taiwan, a young democracy. The tents and booths bearing Taiwanese independence slogans greatly interested Keller as we walked past the parliament building. Given my own...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 147–166.
Published: 01 June 2012
...). The debate was a battle about legitimate knowledge as the basis for cultural, official, and political identity and status, ranging over a battlefield of texts, both ancient and new. The rivals were the ancients and moderns, those adhering to earlier Chinese texts, and those accepting the validity of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... disciplinary identities of scientists collaborating with others belonging to different disciplines ( Cummings and Kiesler 2005 ), based on the assumption that scientists typically belong to one well-established discipline and thus have a pure disciplinary identity. Scientists generate value and validate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... nations whose modern national identities were constructed around local cultural logics and mythologies, incorporating modern science into those logics and mythologies posed a problem, even a threat” ( 2009:2 ). Gramsci's sensitivity to the importance of the political and cultural milieu of specific social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... ). Explaining Hwang-gate: South Korean Identity Politics between Bionationalism and Globalization . Science, Technology, and Human Values 35 , no. 4 : 501 – 24 . Greene J. Megan ( 2008 ). The Origins of the Developmental State in Taiwan: Science Policy and the Quest for Modernization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 469–474.
Published: 01 December 2016
... subjectivities (or self-defined identities) can be seen only dimly in historical data, these essays bring out very clearly the critically important role of Asian subjects—officials, planners, experts, activists, and providers—in shaping the sciences of and politics/policies on population. As Kayo Sawada shows in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Takashi Nishiyama Schencking J. Charles , Making Waves: Politics, Propaganda, and the Emergence of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1868–1922 ( Stanford : Stanford University Press , 2005 ) 9 8 2007 9 8 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 619–622.
Published: 01 December 2010
... book has the potential to become part of that global circulation of knowledge, by which political actors engaged in whaling disputes interpret the issues and orient their positions. Just as anthropological discourses of “whaling culture” have helped shape actors' identities, in ways that will be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jung Lee Henry Todd A. , Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945 Berkeley: University of California Press , 2014 . 299 pp . $47.75 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Todd A. Henry looks into the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... extraordinary degree of homogeneity that is found neither in old nor in modern Tibet (cf. Craig et al. 2010 ; Adams, Schrempf, and Craig 2011b ; Hofer 2012 ). The Tibetan government-in-exile's political agenda informing this kind of institutionalization and homogenization showcases the strong links among...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Joshua Barker © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 How do new infrastructures for the movement of goods, people, and ideas get built, and how do they change? How do infrastructures function as instruments for new modes of political power and control? Can social actors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Benjamin A. Elman This article first reviews the political, economic, and cultural context within which Japanese during the Tokugawa era (1600–1866) mastered Kanbun 漢文 as their elite lingua franca. Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges were based on prestigious classical Chinese texts imported from Ming...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and technological problems. Recent research focussed upon the politics of such issues is used to clarify a critical epistemological role for non-expert community stakeholders building upon an earlier analysis of this case study. This public input can help resolve issues that escape traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Yu-Ling Huang Like many developing countries in the 1950s and 1960s, Taiwan experienced a social process of constructing and controlling population that relied on demography and fertility studies as essential governing tools. This article investigates population politics and biopolitical knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ethics involving global boundaries rather than local conditions. Such boundary making does not just function to strengthen group identity and to elicit political support; it is also mobilised to direct and, in many cases, to ward off discussion with bioethicists and the public. 12 5 2009 28 4...