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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
...-science in different societies, particularly in Asia. The reality of techno-scientific development in Asia is both a struggle for and against techno-science; local innovation and technological development have been successfully achieved by some, and there have been strong calls for more techno-scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... application of participatory methods in social decision-making processes regarding technological issues. Through this description and analysis, we would like to emphasize the effects of the complicated and subtle structure of local context on the consequence of local decision-making processes. We then propose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... school. Fujigaki discussed the formation process of the STS journal community and its growth in a local academic context. She also refers to the larger regional development of the East Asian STS community, with the establishment of the EASTS journal. Selection of representative intellectual content...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... project aiming at connecting Thai local SMEs with the global production network of Japanese companies. The main purpose of this article is to explore the comparative and spatial imaginations that the project's consideration about the local context propagated among Japanese engineers. I will argue that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 179–183.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the Scientific Revolution ( Shapin and Schaffer 1985 ; Biagioli 1993 ; Dear 1995 ). By studying the topics and aspects like the political dimension of science, the “local” science, patronage, knowledge vs. action, practice (experiment) vs. theory, scientific “space,” disciplines—“disciplinary maps...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of topics and interests. The diversity of the Japanese example appears to stem from a set of historical, political, and cultural contexts. Understanding the diversity of STS and its background permits us to rethink the meaning of research within local contexts, potentially ameliorating future...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
... telling for the authority to interpret global technology, and this power varies in the Taiwanese and Korean adoption networks. The transferred technology can then be integrated in the local context in different manners. It can also be regarded as a process of “assemblage” ( Chen 2012 ), depending on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... developed closer to the context of use and with the direct involvement of local stakeholders ( Schumacher 1973 ). Despite these good intentions and further insights emerging from more recent but highly related approaches (for example, the “frugal innovation: approach [Zeschky, Widenmayer, and Gassmann 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 345–347.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jia-shin Chen Hans Tao-Ming Huang 黃道明 , ed., Aizi zhili yu zaidi xingdong 愛滋治理與在地行動 [ AIDS Governance and Local Actions ] Chungli, Taiwan : National Central University , 2012 . 252 pp. Hans Tao-Ming Huang 黃道明 , ed., Aizi fangzhi, falu yu yuyue de zhengzhi 愛滋防治、法律與愉悅的政治 [ HIV...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Cho-ying Li In response to the failing mechanisms of hydrological management in the Lower Yangzi Delta in the fifteenth century, some officials and local specialists collaborated to form a new strategy, which was in opposition to that used in the conventional practice, to solve the problems...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... factors as defined in ICH E5, have become a proxy for long-held cultural perceptions of “local biology” based on a notion of ethnic uniqueness and bioidentity in Japan. Ethnobridging studies, we argue, are more than venues for the production of scientific and clinical data. They produce data in concert...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
... annotated Boumsoung Kim's 2007 book Beyond Local Science , which tells the story of how Japan became the world's preeminent nation for seismology during the Meiji period and how it later lost this position. Kenji Ito annotated Hitoshi Yoshioka's Social History of Nuclear Power (1999) , which gives an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 439–444.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Dung-Sheng Chen The focus of this article is to explore how regional academic networks, including balanced global and local relationships, can contribute to the development of science, technology, and science studies and area studies in Asia. On the one hand, local scholars can employ global...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... or specifically able to address what would be categorized as “culture-bound illnesses.” However, insistence on a particular standard of safety that is external to a given group's standard and that ignores a given group's needs does not merely problematize local practices but can, in some contexts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Australian governments as an issue to address for effective renewable energy transitions, current policy responses addressing community engagement are analysed for their adequacy to ensure such transitions in a context of democratic legitimacy and fairness and the issues of place-based local communities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... demonstrates that the transformation of Jatropha-based fuel from invention to commercial transaction was facilitated by a series of incremental collaborations, which lasted different amounts of time depending on the context. The article suggests that the local institutional context plays a crucial role in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., seismological investigations also moved across borders, interacting with local and global contexts. 22 1 2007 4 12 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. 초록...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... ‘guarding life.’” When read against the rise of weisheng in Ruth Rogaski's sense of “hygienic modernity” in China during the Republican period, this statement reveals a local and alternative conception of weisheng , linked more closely to traditional Chinese notions of “nurturing life” than to modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Chris John Shepherd The anthropology of development seeks to understand the complex encounter between international and national development regimes and local patterns of livelihood and being. As science and development move objects, at once material and discursive, through the networks of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... local government translators, I apply actor-network theory to describe and analyze the emerging phenomenon of solar farms in Ping-Tung County in southern Taiwan, which simultaneously involves human and nonhuman actors. During the postdisaster reconstruction after Typhoon Morakot, 23.481 MW of solar...