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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... concerns, namely laboratory studies in STS and the study of policy process, particularly the theory of policy window by Kingdon, this paper analyzes how three different levels—laboratory practices, community of scientists, and policy process—are mutually constitutive, and why both Japanese scientists and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
... constructed were distinctly different in the two countries during the period. The crucial aspect of the Japanese study of carriers was the importance of laboratory science and experiments using live animals. Laboratory science, rather than public health measures, was the major thread in the construction of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Protection Agency (EPA). According to its 2018 annual report, EDGI is currently “supported by over 160 members” and its “volunteer community numbers nearly 1,000.” EDGI has a partnership with Public Lab. Founded in 2010, Public Lab (short for Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science) is a “DIY...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
... , 2017 . 304 pp. ¥6200 hardcover. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 An Ethnography of Forensic Science: Practices in the Forensic Laboratories of New Zealand is based on a laboratory study conducted by Suzuki at the Institute of Environmental Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Connections in a Scientific Translation of Acupuncture . Social Science and Medicine 62 : 2960 – 72 . Kim Jongyoung ( 2007 ). Alternative Medicine's Encounter with Laboratory Science: The Scientific Construction of Korean Medicine in a Global Age . Social Studies of Science 37 , no. 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... sociologists of scientific knowledge. Here I highlight four subsequent developments in philosophy that constructively engage this new work in science studies: (1) a resurrection of interest in causality, (2) work on theoretical models and their relations to model laboratory systems, (3) finer-grained accounts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... year, scholars in the humanities and social sciences visit each laboratory where R&D is being conducted. During this visit, we ask brain-machine interface researchers to explain their ongoing research and demonstrate some of their work. After the visit, we exchange thoughts and reflections with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Warwick Anderson This introduction to a special issue on Emergent Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Southeast Asia describes the scope of the essays, the character of the region, and the potential relations of science and technology studies, area studies, and postcolonial studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Concentrating on historical demography and social factors that affected birth and death rates, Chen's publications in demography accumulated, and he became an authoritative sociologist and demographer in Taiwan until his death in 1966. 25 Adopting Notestein's idea that “Taiwan was a laboratory for the study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Studies, Shih-Hsin University, 111 Muzha Rd. Sec. 1, Wenshan Dist., Taipei City, 116, Taiwan e-mail: kimeileft@hotmail.com H.-H. Chen Graduate Institution for Social Transformation Studies, Shih-Hsin University, 111 Muzha Rd. Sec. 1, Wenshan Dist., Taipei City, 116, Taiwan e-mail: dkchen10@gmail.com...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
...; elaborating theory; and negotiating with laboratory management, the editors of professional journals, and grant-giving agencies. In a series of influential studies, Harry Collins has developed Michael Polanyi's concept of tacit knowledge by presenting it as a set of social skills that produces consensual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Fa-ti Fan This article examines the methodological issues arising from the study of science and European imperialism. Drawing upon recent scholarship in a variety of fields, it argues for a combination of the concepts of “cultural borderlands” and “scientific imperialism” in analyzing the formation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that are “black-boxed” by solar PV manufacturers can have some agency to make new sociotechnical networks, but only through certain “translators.” In my case study, the most important translators are the magistrate of the county government and his green energy team. By connecting local knowledge with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... or so has been taken for granted in a cutting-edge study. 1 During the postwar period, the ethnic categorization of Taiwan's population was based on the “original domicile” system. Derived from this criterion, the distinction between “local Taiwanese” and “mainlanders” has shaped the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 165–180.
Published: 01 June 2018
... task was completed and all fees were paid, agencies could provide an invoice of all fees to the customer for reimbursement, and the invoice items usually were technical support or article polishing. In terms of research capabilities, some agencies claimed that they had laboratory and research teams...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... local universities and villages. From then until the early 1970s, American, Chinese, and Taiwanese scientists integrated farmers' associations, laboratory research, agricultural extension, and applied industrial research. Starting in the 1960s with the rise of the Cold War, Taiwanese technocrats...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... age of biotechnology is a heterogeneous affair” (2010 : 102). In her comparative ethnographic study of two flagship stem cell laboratories in South Korea and Singapore, she notes both convergences and differences in practices, orientations, and imaginations between the sites. 1 Within both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... animal, a computer game, and a family member. I analyze the way these comparisons gave this robot multiple shapes when it was developed in the laboratory, made it famous through media attention, and then created acceptance by its owners. I show that focusing on plastic comparisons is a useful way of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... that international trends in stem cell regulation both hamper and stimulate the development of stem cell research in China. On the one hand, the Chinese government is put under pressure to set high, alien standards for its most advanced stem cell research laboratories and clinics; thus, only a few...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... elements of biomedical experimentation in the laboratory and the clinic to provide evidence of medical value, and (3) link Ayurvedic and biomedical categories to address the health needs of cosmopolitan consumers. Intellectual property rights play a peculiar role in the reformulation strategy since...