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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... 27 9 2007 2 10 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2007 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Engagement Participation Defining public issues Ignoring public concerns Imagining and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and consensus concerning a given technology 19 Case-by-case decisions and responses 15 Announcement of the technological risks to the public 3 Multiple answers allowed. Acceptable and unacceptable genetic interventions into human mental abilities : Opinions were as follows (see...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... science and society relationship by focusing on the scientist as citizen. Over time, a significant minority of scientists have been active in raising public concerns around the social impacts of science and technology, particularly around biotechnology and nanotechnology. This paper presents results from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... primarily depends on a variety of data elicited from observation, interviews, and various literatures. In the discussion section, I raise questions concerning how we should understand public participation differently in STS and how the Internet age brings us new forms of politics and participation. 04...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... various `deficit' models, which in turn inform efforts at governing the societal conflict. Anticipating or responding to European public concerns over agricultural biotechnology (agbiotech) in particular, state bodies have sponsored participatory exercises. Some participants sought to open up...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in 1997, public interest has shifted from cultural meanings of medicine to governance by numbers. When the Organ Transplantation Law was revised in June 2009, people seemed to be concerned about the number of donations more than ever and tended to pay less attention to the scientific controversy that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... million metric tons of ethylene annually. It raised public concerns that the plan would exacerbate Taiwan’s proportion of CO 2 emission worldwide, create air-pollution problems and health risks, damage the wetland ecosystem, and violate the sustainable route toward the green economy. During its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... organizing principle of the public’ ( Marres 2007 : 769) that is taken up here. Particularly notable in this regard was how public concern, and influence regarding the ‘contested entity’ that is HCB waste, was manifested in the long-delayed institutional decision regarding Geomelt, witnessed in the...
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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 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... propositional questions can be related to what Rawls would have advised for licensing only public reason when making decisions on constitutional essentials and matters of basic justice behind the veil of ignorance ( Durant 2011: 697–700 ). Public reason in Rawls’s thinking is a necessary means to persuade the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Effectively, the “filthy streets” provided the newspapers the opportunity to accuse the municipal authorities of negligence that would potentially wreck the prosperity of the colony. The concern with public health in the urban settlements coincided with the constant disputes between the colonial authorities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... purpose of this study is to find illuminating illustrations of consensus conferences to highlight critical issues for further research and applications of participatory technology assessment. Participatory technology assessment concerning involvement of the general public in assessing advanced...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... communication model. When the nuclear power plant professionals lament regarding public concerns regarding the safety of new technology, they are likely to have several illusions about the public. That is, they sometimes feel that the public's negative attitudes toward science and technology are caused by their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jaehwan Hyun There has been a growing concern about a new way of thinking about race in genomics. STS scholars have tried to make sense of the ways race came to be a part of the scientific, medical, and legal fields in the name of genomics. This article adds to this STS literature on race and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... was also suggested that GM could transgress ethical boundaries or pose threats to human health and the environment. According to James Watson (2000) , debates about GM had to be allowed to continue and the concerns of the public answered. In his view scientists had a large part to play in answering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... ; Michael 1992 ; Jasanoff 1993 ; Irwin and Wynne 1996a , b ; Irwin 2006 ). It is evident that these in-depth studies highlight the practical concerns such as trust, dependency, practical ignorance, and reflexivity that frame the public's knowledgeability. In contrast to the deficit model framed by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... building. They design better platforms for public participation and policy discussion on science, technology, public health, and environmental issues. In the following pages, we’ll find out more about what they do and what their goals and concerns are. But first of all, a brief introduction to the civic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... representative democracy.” Their argument was concerned with institutional and formal procedures, but the result showed the actual public opinion. In this entire process, we can observe the strategic thinking of the citizens' group. They succeeded in utilizing their own social characteristics to become a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Stephan Kloos Tibetan medicine or Sowa Rigpa was largely ignored in classic publications on “Asian medical systems.” This article contends that one important reason for this oversight was that Tibetan medicine had not yet managed to establish itself as a recognizable medical system at that time...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... before the Hwang scandal broke out. Nevertheless, the scandal might have had a significant effect on the breadth, depth, and speed of these efforts. The impact could be seen through concerns expressed in the stem cell research community and science policy circles in Korea that such a highly publicized...