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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... processes and actors, crucially including `science' as discursively performed, imagining, and performing normative models of the publics putatively involved or not involved? This question applies to our own STS analyses, and not only to the actors processes we are analysing; What difference does it make...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... lay versus expert roles—thus performing different models of the public. These dynamics can be analysed by linking critical theories of technology, deliberative democracy, performative interactions and neoliberal governance. 31 8 2006 22 7 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2007...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 543–554.
Published: 01 December 2011
... prices, markets, and institutions. For his outstanding contribution to the field of social studies of finance, Professor MacKenzie was named in the Prospect list of leading “public intellectuals” of the financial crisis, also known as “ Prospect 's Top 25 Brains of the crisis” ( Ford 2009 ). In 2011 he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... specialization model ( Friedman 1988 ), and their craftsmanship, rooted in local communities, had repeatedly appeared in media and captured the public imagination ( Koseki 2000 ; Mori 1979 ). 5 Following this, existing Japanese industry clusters played a significant role as a normative model not only for the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Network (PAWORNET) in Annelise Riles's study, the emergent Singaporean “public” presented and conducted themselves as “a limited circle rather than an outreaching star” ( Riles 2001 : 113). This contradicts the popular imagination that a “public” is some free-floating idealised way that the state relates...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 329–339.
Published: 01 September 2011
... use in treatments both real and imagined ( Brown and Kraft 2006 ; Brown, Kraft, and Martin 2006 ). At birth, the newborn's cord blood could be either donated to public cord-blood banks for allogeneic transplants or stored in private cord-blood banks for autologous applications of current disease...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2012
... expert committee became apparent, as did the intersection of the minimal risk assessment and the interests of industry. Wetlands, Petrochemicals, and Imagining an Island favors social mobilization. It attempts to bring the public into the debate over state policy, to publicize and contextualize a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... coauthorship among countries/regions and sectors within the same country. Recently, coauthorship as the main indication of research collaboration has been criticized since it represents only one type of collaborative relationship. Coauthorship neglects other forms of collaboration that have no publication...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... hearings, regulatory actions, and environmental inspections. The publications of the targeted groups, including their newsletters, campaign brochures, news releases, and information on websites related to the anti–air pollution campaigns also serve as important data sources for this research. From June...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that institutionalized practices and public reasoning in science and technology may seriously constrain the imagination of new forms of order and new ideas about how their social legitimation may be better founded ( Wynne 1996a ). The paramount characteristic of scientific knowledge in policy making is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... possibilities for the emergence of new markets . 2 The provision of new materials, by robotics research, for the performing arts to generate new art forms can be imagined without too much difficulty. However, what do the performing arts offer current robotics? Some possibilities emerge regarding this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... quantity of publications is one of the major bases for performance evaluation. According to Prof. Lin (we work together in another project) who started his career in the early 1990s, the trend starts around the late 1990s. Before then, academic researchers do not have to worry about their performance and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... reported that of all cord blood transplantations performed, cord blood units provided by public banks were 650 times greater in number than those provided by family banks. 5 Ironically, family banks substantially store many more cord blood units than public banks. 6 5 The original data are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Chihyung Jeon Abstract What does the human look like in South Korea? This article identifies two different figurations of the human in contemporary South Korea: the alpha human and the Korean. The alpha human is a human imagined, shaped, and circulated on the network of technosciences and media; it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... ). Unfortunately, this turned out to be rather more difficult than Shen had imagined. Finding similar biomarkers for other Chinese medical diagnostic categories proved difficult, contributing to the gradual disillusionment among researchers, physicians, and the public with the project of integrating Chinese and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Margaret Elizabeth Sleeboom-Faulkner This study probes into what public Chinese stem cell scientists involve in defining what is ‘good research practice’. Thomas Gieryn in 1983 argued that scientists draw up boundaries between the realm of ‘real science’ and that of ‘pseudoscience’ in order to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... These campaigners' narratives reveal that their concerns were about making bioethics policy through the means of public representation. The frustration that the campaigners felt during the massive fanaticism over Hwang Woo-suk suggests that there was a significant gap between what they imagined to be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and the response to public opinion. Although the two states had a common aim of promoting stem cell research within an acceptable ethical framework, divergent discourses and strategies emerged from differences in preliminary conditions, in the governments' self-perception, in the interactions of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... word “world-class” in Korea is much stronger than can be imagined outside. It gave the veterinarian, who was unnoticed at all by the public before, the mighty wings that brought him up to the society of the famous scientists. He interpreted a foreign popular science book for kids, and co-authored...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...