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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Warwick Anderson This introduction to a special issue on Emergent Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Southeast Asia describes the scope of the essays, the character of the region, and the potential relations of science and technology studies, area studies, and postcolonial studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Harry Yi-Jui Wu Harding Sandra , ed., The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Reader Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . xiii+476 pp . $99.95 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . 08 10 2012 08 10 2012 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Itty Abraham; Ashish Rajadhyaksha In this article we seek to nuance our understanding of the technologically mediated relationship of state and citizen, first, by framing these relations in terms of Michel Foucault's ideas about state power and governmentality, and, second, by using case studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... virtuosity in the form of advanced biometrics has become the latest marker of postcolonial modernity, while its value as a universally accepted means of identification extends beyond welfare and entitlements. It has now become a ubiquitous reference in commercial and popular culture, extending to arenas once...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
... find its uniqueness not in a genetic or genomic register but, rather, in the innovation of successor sciences ( Harding 1986 ). A subimperial perspective adds an important component to postcolonial studies of technoscience. While conventional historiographies of science have posited the...
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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 June 2017) 11 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
... civilizational entity. I saw this project—the assembling of a deliberately untidy cognitive platform on which to build a different STS—through a postcolonial lens, in the sense that studies that contest European and North American hegemony in science, situating and thereby dismantling global or universal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... under its shadow. Building on the Taiwan-Korean relational nexus, this special issue turns our historical purview from theories of postcolonialism to the analytics of subimperialism. Taken together, the various case studies register multivalent and rhizomic forms of minor transnationalism across...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the book to help frame a much-needed debate about the stakes of postcolonial science and technology studies. To be frank, STS has been a field slow to engage postcolonial studies, sometimes stubbornly so. Anderson's work has helped to define the postcolonial turn in STS over the previous decade, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the heart of the matter. But I would frame the problem differently: what does a postcolonial and materialist analysis of the creation of value in science look like? Admittedly, that was the goal of Lost Souls , yet both Hayden and Murphy argue for a franker engagement with postcolonial studies. I get...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... erasure that I want to think about the responsibilities of those of us who are interested in the study of science and technology in postcolonial South Asia. How should we as students of technology represent and understand the fears and anxieties of the thousands of villagers opposing nuclear and other...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., as well as laboring bodies and factory machines under centralized political control of the technoscientific postcolonial state. Postcolonial studies in the history of medicine have pointed out the critical importance of science and Western medicine in “universalizing claims of European ideology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... infrastructure investment, this article contributes to the emerging field of postcolonial technoscience studies in Asia. In this journal's inaugural issue, editor Fu Daiwie suggested examining “distinctive East Asian networks” of science and technology that were “built up from their colonial and cold-war...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 近年來學術界對相關問題的論述, 本文嚐試從“接境地帶” 和“科學帝國主義” 兩個觀念出發, 探討文化遭遇情境中的科學實作及知識生產, 並強調田野科學 在科學史上的重要性。雖然本文以英國科學帝國主義在十九世紀中國為主軸, 其論點及方法對研究東亞科技及醫學在近現代的發展具有較廣泛的應用價 值。 Borderland Imperialism Field science Cultural encounter Postcolonial studies In recent years, scholars in science studies and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Law; Wen-yuan Lin © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 STS is not short of studies on postcoloniality. Collectively the discipline has explored how technoscience works differently in different global locations, and fine case studies have explored postcolonial forms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 257–269.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Taiwanese daily experience is not always so unlike that of Europe or North America; that the issue of temporalities, a crucial feature of postcolonial encounters, is in urgent need of exploration; and that in STS, the division between theory and case study is not simply problematic but also has been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ruey-Lin Chen © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 John Law and Wen-yuan Lin's “Provincializing STS: Postcoloniality, Symmetry, and Method” in this issue is an ambitious article, proposing a new postcolonial approach to STS studies. Law and Lin attempt to extend the...
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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 2011) 5 (1): 67–72.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Bing Liu 6 4 2010 11 10 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Professor Li Xia's article provides an overall picture of the status of philosophy of science and STS studies in mainland China through a detailed overview of their history, their status, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
... postcolonial Taiwan intellectuals and liberal-minded mainlanders, which include an important logical positivist philosopher, Yin Hai-Guang 殷海光 ( Fu 1988b ). Of course, the opposition was tragically crushed, and as a consequence, logical positivism was considered subversive to KMT, since it was Professor Yin's...