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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... societal considerations into interactions with these technologies. We implemented a research ethics consultation during the R&D phase of Japan's national project for brain-machine interfaces; our goal was to capture the ethical and social concerns of researchers in the early stages of R&D...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Tokyo Institute of Technology and the ITB. This analysis illustrates the firm relationship between the two institutions in an academic nexus, resulting in the formation of the Japan-Indonesia nuclear network. Further, the collective biographies of Indonesian nuclear physicists, including Zaki Su'ud and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Goro Yamazaki This article follows the transformation of discourses and practices concerning organ transplantation in Japan, as well as considers the effect of comparison in dealing with the recent transformations of this medicine. Since the first enactment of the Japanese Organ Transplantation...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Shiyung Liu Because the medical modernization of Meiji Japan has been identified with progress in Asian societies, Japanese colonial medicine has been viewed as a carefully planned project. Colonial propaganda capitalized on this image in bringing “civilization to colonies.” In postwar scholarship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kohta Juraku; Tatsujiro Suzuki; Osamu Sakura This is an STS case study of the social decision-making process on the siting of a nuclear power plant in Japan, from the point of view of a sociological case analysis. Energy technologies are critically important for industrial society but often...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hiroaki Tanaka On Grunden's Walter E. Secret Weapons and World War II: Japan in the Shadow of Big Science (Modern War Studies.) xi + 335 pp., figs., app., bibl., index . Lawrence : University Press of Kansas , 2005 . $39.95 (cloth) 9 4 2007 9 4 2007 © National Science Council...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dong-Won Kim On Low's Morris Building a Modern Japan: Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Meiji Era and Beyond ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2005 ) 4 5 2007 4 5 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Paul Erickson Wilkening Kenneth E. , Acid Rain Science and Politics in Japan ( Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press , 2004 ) 22 11 2007 22 11 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) China via the controlled Ningbo-Nagasaki trade and Kanbun texts sent in the other direction, from Japan back to China. The role of Japanese Kanbun teachers in presenting language textbooks for instruction and the larger Japanese adaptation of Chinese studies in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Kenji Ito Hein Laura , Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan Washington, D. C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press , 2004 6 2 2009 6 2 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Takehiko Hashimoto Although punctuality is well attained in present Japan, many foreign engineers who arrived in Japan from the mid 19th century observed that Japanese were seemingly indifferent to the clock, which leads us to a question about the origin of punctuality in modern Japan. The present...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Fumihiko Tochinai Tomari Jiro , Rejection and Acceptance of Plate Tectonics—A History of Earth Science in Postwar Japan University of Tokyo Press , Tokyo , 2008 , vi + 258 pp , 2008 8 10 2008 8 10 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Yasushi Sato Hood Christopher P. . Shinkansen: From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan London and New York : Routledge , 2006 15 12 2007 15 12 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Osamu Sakura; Nozomi Mizushima Neuroscience in Japan has been rapidly growing during this decade. Interdisciplinarity and application oriented approach are two major tendencies of that. These are clearly observed in the recent launched big projects of neuroscience organized by departments and/or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 145–151.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by universities and research institutes, (2) promote public participation in science and technology, and (3) help cultivate professional science communicators ( Government of Japan 2006 ). Because it was explicitly embedded in government science and technology policy, science communication began to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... technology studies (STS) by focusing on the governance of science and technology and public engagement in Japan. First, I will discuss the interaction and development of several STS research groups in Japan since the 1980s and outline the process by which the venue for the Society for Social Studies of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 525–530.
Published: 01 December 2009
... extent that “the history of technology” exists in Japan and East Asia as a discipline, literature, or coherent collection of problems or approaches, it does so in an often limnal form. “The history of science” is also a relatively small discipline in this part of the world (as elsewhere), but is more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Tatsuya Mima Kozai Toyoko , [ Circulated Bodies: A Historical Analysis of Donation in Modern Japan ] Tokyo : Keiso Shobo , 2007 . 341 pp. ¥3,675. 10 2 2009 10 2 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not...