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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anto Mohsin The article explores the sociopolitical history of electrification in Bali in the so-called New Order period of Indonesia (1966–98). It discusses the intertwining factors that drove electrification on the island to move more quickly than in other areas in Indonesia, culminating in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Doublehelix Tracking Technologies, the first timber accreditation body that uses DNA testing to ensure that the timber procured is from a “known” origin. The article also discusses the historical overview of the various schemes of timber verification practices from the New Order era up to the present day...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
...” (ibid.: 360). This leads to the news media's becoming a site of contest, as different interest groups or individuals attempt to influence how the news media shape and frame biotechnology as an issue in order to influence government policy. Dan Berkowitz (1992) argues that stakeholders who successfully...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 219–221.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Shenmi Song 宋神秘 Fan Ka Wai , Beisong jiaozheng yishu ju xintan: Yi guojia yu yixue wei zhongxin 北宋校正醫書局新探,以國家與醫學為中心 [ A New Exploration on the Medical Books Revision Bureau of the Northern Song Dynasty ] Hong Kong : Chung Hwa Book Co. , 2014 . 327 pp . HK$108 . © 2016 Ministry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Peter Lavelle Bray Francesca , Coclanis Peter A. , Fields-Black Edda L. , and Schäfer Dagmar , eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 446 pp. . $99 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2018
... fashion with explanatory principles that cultures, both Western and non-Western, elaborate in order to make sense of such a complex phenomenon as life. The second component is the one that is linked to contemporary technological and scientific innovations, which markedly reshape what one thinks it means...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Hsiao-pei Yen Chu Ping-yi , ed., Zhongguoshi xinlun: Keji yu Zhongguo shehui fence 中國史新論 : 科技與中國社會分冊 [ New Perspectives on Chinese History: Science, Technology, and Chinese Society ] Taipei: Academia Sinica and Lianjing chubanshe , 2010 . 528 pp . NT $680 . Wei Chunjuan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Estonian-born physician Vin Zigas (not Gajdusek), admitted among refugee physicians after World War II as an Australian medical officer for New Guinea, and the first to study kuru. Zigas, recumbent, eyes closed, and smiling, is surrounded by happy young Fore men, perhaps turning him into their Whiteman...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... “Citizen Science” was an important milestone in our understanding of “science and society” relations, which focused attention on the needs and concerns of citizens and looked to a new form of science “enacted by citizens themselves” ( Irwin 1995 : ix). In this paper, I consider the other side of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... devoting the whole book to one case study of a specific discipline or institution, Lam diligently analyzes a series of undertakings, such as censuses, social surveys, and archeological studies, as representative of a new style of collecting and representing social facts. To tackle the decentralized nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 445–451.
Published: 01 November 2012
... even Australasia). Asian developments are adding to the heterogeneity of STS, offering new approaches, different emphases, and fresh topics. How, then, is East Asian STS related to local technoscientific nationalism, to area studies, to postcolonial critique, and to the interrogation of globalization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 543–554.
Published: 01 December 2011
... finance. For decades, he has explored new fields in the sociology of science and technology, especially those that deeply affect people's lives, such as the eugenics movement, the accuracy of nuclear weapons, emissions markets, and his recent work on current credit crunch. This interview started with a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in total, and its surplus after domestic sales allowed Hoshi to become a global supplier of cinchona bark, with government contracts from Greece, Italy, and Bulgaria, in addition to orders from merchants in London and New York ( Miyamoto 1942a: 8, 56–57 ). The company also notably included quinine in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... there can be real risks and uncertainties involved, whether one accepts or rejects the existing political order? For example, how do we think about activist groups that have made news headlines in recent years? Anonymous, WikiLeaks, organizations that harvest big data for political manipulation, troll...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... power could be cannons and guns, money, or science that had completely grasped the natural order. Regardless of its precise identity or definition, modernity displayed through utility its considerable power. While demonstrations by steamboats amply boasted the power of new weapons, thus leading to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... knowledge into communicable parts and ordered wholes, it also brings an added power to medical work through its publicity and practical dissemination. Asking what new worlds are emerging from modern epistemological disciplines, then, we bear witness to the creative syntheses that are put into play in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 December 2018
...’ experiences and medical evidence into legal causation. The campaign gained global attention through 4S. Long before the Supreme Court of Taiwan in August 2018 finally upheld a verdict ordering RCA and its affiliates—General Electric and Thomson Electronics and Technicolor—to pay some NT$564 million...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Nakayama on several of his research projects, most notably becoming involved in the reconstruction of the origins of Japanese technoscience and in exploring the tangled history of science, technology, and policy in postwar Japan. Nakayama's projects also took new perspectives in criticizing higher...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 271–276.
Published: 01 June 2017
... engage with modern technology the way they do today. It is to be a history of technological planning, engagement, resilience, and innovation. This project will place technology at the center of twenty-first-century debates on the rise of a new East Asian world order. The project begins with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Margaret Elizabeth Sleeboom-Faulkner This study probes into what public Chinese stem cell scientists involve in defining what is ‘good research practice’. Thomas Gieryn in 1983 argued that scientists draw up boundaries between the realm of ‘real science’ and that of ‘pseudoscience’ in order to...