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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kjell Ericson Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa zenki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和前期の科学思想史 [ Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan: From 1920 to 1960 ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō , 2011 . 432 pp. ¥5,400 . Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa kōki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和後期の科学思想...
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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 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 March 2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., Taiwan 2019 “For the half a century since he decided to pursue his career in the then young academic discipline of philosophy and history of science, Yoichiro Murakami has undoubtedly been one of the opinion leaders in Japan in the broad area concerned about science”—wrote Yasushi Kakihara and Shigeo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kôji Ozaki Kim Hoi-eun , Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan Toronto: University of Toronto Press , 2014 . xiv+249 pp . $55.00 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Hoi-eun Kim is a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... nonfunctioning of apex-level committees. 19 8 2016 20 3 2017 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 bionetworking strategic linking India Japan clinical stem cell intervention Since 2005, notwithstanding its modest global standing in science and technology innovation, India has...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Yuuki Tomozawa Stolz Robert , Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2014 . 288 pp . $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Robert Stolz's Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 353–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Regina Huebner Federico Marcon , The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . xi + 414 pp. $45 hardcover, $35 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 This study deals with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... examines two instances of the interdisciplinary collaboration between robotics and theater in Japan and Taiwan. In particular, it analyzes how the perceived agency of robot actors is constructed onstage in these two cases. On the technological level, anthropomorphic, humanoid robots are used to construct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... exploring the multiplicity of technological practices that overcomes the limits of existing approaches in STS, such as the social construction of technology and actor-network theory. 29 12 2011 12 9 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 comparison robot Japan actor-network theory social...
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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 Law...
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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 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Aya Homei Aldous Christopher and Suzuki Akihito , Reforming Public Health in Occupied Japan, 1945–52: Alien Prescriptions? London and New York : Routledge , 2012 . 234 pp . £85.00 . 18 7 2013 18 7 2013 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Reforming Public Health in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... examine the emergence and development of science cafés in Denmark and Japan with particular focus on the role of science and technology studies (STS), national contexts of science communication policy, and cultures of public participation. We find that in both countries, despite different expectations of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seong-Jun Kim Yoshioka Hitoshi 吉岡斉, Genshiryoku no shakaishi: Sono nihonteki tenkai. Shinpan 原子力の社会史:その日本的展開. 新版 [ A Social History of Nuclear Power: Its Development in Japan. New Edition ] Tokyo : Asahi Shimbun , 2011 . 424 pp . ¥1900.00 . 18 7 2012 18 7 2012 © National Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dominic Kelly In light of events at the Daiichi nuclear plant, this article discusses the origins of nuclear power in Japan. These origins lie in a confluence of forces: strategic, economic, and cultural. Drawing inspiration from the work of Antonio Gramsci, the article considers the operation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Pierre-Yves Donzé 沢井実 Minoru Sawai , Kindai Nihon no kenkyu kaihatsu taisei 近代日本の研究開発体制 [ The National Innovation System of Modern Japan ] Nagoya : Nagoya University Press , 2012 . 619 pp . ¥8,400 . 06 6 2013 06 6 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jia-shin Chen Kitanaka Junko , Depression in Japan: Psychiatric Cures for a Society in Distress Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2012 . viii + 264 pp . $29.95 (paperback), $75.00 (cloth). © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 A multitude of social, economic, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Paul Jobin Walker Brett L. , Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2010 . 302 pp . $24.95 (paperback), $50.00 (cloth) . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Toxic Archipelago has been well received among...