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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 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... realized through techno-scientific success. The Japanese were the first in East Asia to adopt Western science and technology and have the strongest economy because of it. It is equally obvious, however, that while local innovation and technological advancement have brought benefits, they have also brought...
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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 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... constituted through the very process of moving a technology from one setting to another. Central to this process of a technology traveling, we suggest, is the role played by comparisons invoked by actors and the technology itself. These comparisons become instances of evaluating local practices, thus...
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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 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Air quality investigations initiated by local residents around a petrochemical plant who have acquired experience-based tacit knowledge of air pollution data collection but are not considered able to speak fluently the specialist language of environmental engineering and health risk assessment may...
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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 December 2015) 9 (4): 331–358.
Published: 01 December 2015
... context of Taiwan's quest for industrial upgrading and innovation. A distinctive feature of Taiwan's postwar economic development was decentralized industrialization, which consists of a system of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) clustered in a geographical locale where numerous small firms complement...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... cooperation may be organized across different fields of practice is through what Susan Star and James Griesemar (1989: 393) call “boundary objects.” Such objects are “plastic enough to adapt to local needs and constraints of the…parties employing them, yet robust enough to maintain a common identity across...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Darshi Thoradeniya In engaging critically with the history of the Sweden-Ceylon Family Planning Programme, the author brings in both local and global debates on population, development, the welfare state, and Swedish neutrality in Cold War politics to show that these were not necessarily one-way...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mayumi Tabata As East Asian capitalism undergoes a series of changes, scholars have begun to study the effects of globalization on the development and decline of East Asian local industry and society. This article is a comparative analysis of the changing trajectories of the Taiwanese and Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Zhen Yan; Hu Yingchong National and local projects to systematize ethnic or “nationality” medical systems are well underway in many parts of China. With colleagues in the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, and in collaboration with scholars associated with various nationalities, we have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... were known in local history writings during the late imperial period, Song had garnered relatively little attention among those who handled forensic examinations, despite the fact that his work had impacted Chinese forensic practices for centuries. In modern times, by contrast, Song has been praised by...
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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 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... opens itself up to all of the criticisms that have been made of biomedical models of menopause insensitive to local variations in women's experience. Furthermore, there is no evidence that modernising Chinese medical interpretations of menopause have increased its effectiveness in clinical practice...
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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 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ethics involving global boundaries rather than local conditions. Such boundary making does not just function to strengthen group identity and to elicit political support; it is also mobilised to direct and, in many cases, to ward off discussion with bioethicists and the public. 12 5 2009 28 4...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... study. Key dynamics, lessons, methods and mechanisms critical to the success of this intervention are appraised. This paper offers theoretical reflection on boundary work between science, policy and community and focuses on the challenges in including local knowledge to produce ‘useable knowledge’ in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lobsang Dhonden Soktsang; Colin Millard The article presents one Tibetan doctor's perceptions of practicing Tibetan medicine in various different national contexts. In each context we find a localized form of Tibetan medicine that in various ways is subject to the transformative forces of modernity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Tsewang Smanla; Colin Millard This article is about the preservation and development of the localized form of Tibetan medicine known as amchi medicine or Sowa Rigpa in the Himalayan region of Ladakh. The article discusses the traditional position of the amchi , the practitioner of this system of...