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Published: 01 September 2009
Fig. 1 The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) Fig. 1. The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kohta Juraku; Tatsujiro Suzuki; Osamu Sakura This is an STS case study of the social decision-making process on the siting of a nuclear power plant in Japan, from the point of view of a sociological case analysis. Energy technologies are critically important for industrial society but often trigger...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Japan but in other countries as well. 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...
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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 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Fig. 1 The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) Fig. 1. The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 2013 Fukushima nuclear power nuclear accident narrative transnational The nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi power plants, according to numerous government reports and media accounts, were a particularly Japanese failure. Analysts frequently note that many of Japan's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... considered nuclear power plants risky, and 22 percent replied that the plants are safe, in an overall sense. Such statistics reflect a marked change in public attitude toward nuclear energy. Before the Fukushima incident, more than 50 percent of the public thought that nuclear reactors were relatively safe...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mitsubishi in order to conquer Russian Rosatom in Vietnam. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has appointed himself the top salesperson for the Japanese nuclear industry. When he visited India to promote Japanese products, nuclear power plants were at the top of his list of products that techno-Japan proudly makes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... use nuclear weapons. By focusing on the most characteristic media in science dissemination of the 1950s such as the Newsletter of Science Dissemination ( Kexue puji tongxun ), as well as popular science journals such Science Pictorial ( Kexue huabao ) and Knowledge Is Power ( Zhishi jiushi liliang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: chenyamei@ntu.edu.tw ) 26 05 2011 26 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 The Fukushima nuclear disaster raised public concern about four major issues regarding the safety of Taiwan's nuclear power plants: (1) whether...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... their own countries. Nuklir Jawa ( Nuclear Java ), which delves into the Indonesian context for adopting nuclear power, is an excellent foray into the different ways that a nation-state and its citizens conceptualize how nuclear power will shape society, both positively and negatively. The film...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin To be or not to be nuclear, that is the question at the heart of the book. This ontological challenge led the author to forge a neologism: nuclearity . As she posits, the application of the label “nuclear” depends on national boundaries and the power relationships among various...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 567–570.
Published: 01 December 2008
...). The bilateral character of the US policy becomes clearer here. Second, the American policy intention to try to conceal the damage of residual radioactivity is not always consistent. While nuclear power generation is developed in earnest from the 1960s, what kind of influence the concealment policy of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
... deeply related to the various social contexts, and so powerful was the combination that many South Koreans came to approve of nuclear armament. The story of Benjamin Whiso Lee, a classic example of the relationship between science and nationalism, reveals far more. 09 4 2012 19 7 2013...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... fallacious by Taipower and had only minimal impact. The Chinese Institute of Engineers (Taiwan) mostly stayed outside the debate while dismissing public fears of nuclear power as based on ignorance. This illustrates how Taipower’s planning decisions and practices are mainly sheltered from critique. Despite...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... warning systems and massive human roadblocks ( Routledge 1992 ). Opposition to nuclear power stations has mushroomed across India today, ranging from a decades-long struggle in Kudankulam, in southern India, to ongoing protests in almost all the newly announced sites where plants are to be built...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... changeopbisa 한국원자력창업비사 (A business history of Korea's nuclear energy) . Seoul : Gwahakmunhwasa . Park T. G. 박태균 2007 . Wonheong gwa byeonyong: Hanguk gyeongjegebalgyaehoek ui giwon 원형과 변용: 한국 경제개발계획의 기원 (The origin of Korea's economic development plan) . Seoul : Seouldaehakgyo chulpanbu...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... perceptions. In spite of heightened public anxieties following the meltdown in Fukushima, their efforts to reform Taiwan's nuclear policy have achieved limited results. Following the release of radioactive material from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March–May 2011, it has become clear that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... The economic life in Japan had become much improved by the 1970s. Consumption culture and individualism based on the private life of the nuclear family became the norm. The issue of poverty lost its force to mobilize the masses, and the antifascist political agenda that Ōuchi and others advocated...
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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...