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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... adopting nuclear power are steadily gaining currency among high officials and political elites, it is simultaneously being contested by an antinuclear alliance consisting of multiple groups that form an organized resistance. The organized resistance is primarily driven by suspicions that the current...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... rural Taiwan, affecting social norms no less than it did the landscape. The authors of this article look at how the Green Revolution legacy affected an organic rice cooperative in Meinung, Taiwan. Decades of rural-urban migration have made agricultural machinery a necessity for most farmers. A tight...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Wen-Hua Kuo This paper analyzes Taiwan's engagement with the standardization of pharmaceutical clinical trials at the turn of this century. Unlike approaches that treat local encounters with globalization as either reluctant acceptance or lasting resistance, this study calls attention to a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... untouched the construction of a national system of public health. As the contestation over hygiene became closely connected with larger debates about individualism, nationalism, and modernity, critiques of, resistance to, and local visions of hygiene revealed the development of localized modernities in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... biopower while also sketching a familiar story of the attenuated character of technological citizenship, notwithstanding numerous examples of popular resistance. To address biopolitics, however, a novel set of challenges emerges: The first is to outline a genealogy of Indian biopolitics, going back to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... networks, in principle the cooperative observers had a great deal of autonomy and were usually physically distant from their organizers. Any account of their work must therefore take into account the possibility of resistance, which is fully compatible with the structured power relations emphasized here...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... on scientific matters interacts with political controversy over science-related risks. In Korea, where media organizations tend to be associated with particular political ideologies, the media emphasized the uncertainty of scientific accounts in the BSE case and reinforced the politicization of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... for Hwang's team. The patriarchal structure of family, the myth of economic growth, and the restricted activities of feminist organizations are possible contributors to the invisibility of Korean women. On the other hand, in the practices of bodily technologies such as cosmetic surgery and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 2012
... auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Beneath the official explanations set forth by UNESCO and member countries reside other motives for the formation and implementation of the EABRN, and in the case of North Korea and South Korea, nationalism certainly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
... close working relationship with the institute. It is found that the organizational culture of BIOTEC is rather typical of a Thai bureaucratic organization, in that the emphasis seems to be more on maintaining the general status quo rather than relentlessly pursuing its vision. The article suggests that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., nongovernmental organization activists in particular, in the legislative process. Finally, the literature on public participation and social movements in technoscience is discussed. © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... unforeseen expansion of Aadhaar. In this emergent database society, intersections of law, body, and technoscience engender new human networks: temporary alliances among material forces, inanimate techniques, discourses, norms, and institutions, organized around the technologically mediated body. This article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... importantly in efforts to regulate and standardize its syllabi, clinical practice, and pharmaceutical production. The article gives in-depth insights into some of the most important recent developments in Tibetan medicine in exile, its economic and political organization, and the role of its main institutions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... article records the trajectory, and hence biolegal progress, of forensic DNA practices in Singapore and compares it with trajectories in England and the United States. The article concludes that Singapore's forensic DNA practices are organized according to the crime control model and therefore safety and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
... time. The dichotomy between global and local, power and resistance, and advanced and backward is thus deconstructed. When facing a powerful wind, whether it is from foreign states, global organizations, or their own government, local people may mobilize and organize resistance against challenges to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 345–347.
Published: 01 September 2018
... social movements and organizations that have advocated the rights of people with HIV/AIDS, readers like me cannot help but wonder how this moralizing, stigmatizing, and suffocating bigotry about sexual practices, infectious illness, and desirable behavior have managed to resist change for the past three...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 December 2007
... reminds us that these conditions were determined strictly within the colonial context. The fourth and final chapter brings us to the end of the colonial period and reveals a shift in popular interest in education that demonstrates greater organization and collectivity amongst Koreans during a time of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
... originally presented at the International Forum for Securing Women's Human Rights in the Age of Biotechnology, organized by Korean Womenlink in 2006. The so-called Hwang affair brought bioethical issues to the surface in Korean society: not only ethicists but also humanities and social science scholars came...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., an intricate process deeply linked to translation, culture, and politics as much as to clinical practice. Taking an anthropological approach both to efforts to institute language standards and to movements that resist such standards, the article offers several ethnographic examples demonstrating the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 329–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... various objections from local residents, environmental activists, and local politicians, including in some cases even the local government as a whole. Plans to build naphtha-cracking plant 5 were delayed for three years in the late 1980s because of strong resistance from residents of the Huogin area of...