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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and/or results of participatory social decision-making process in nuclear issues. As an example, we take up the case of a local referendum in the siting area (Maki-machi town, Niigata prefecture of Japan) and describe and analyze it to highlight the critical sociological factors involved in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... change in energy policy would not have been possible without the prospect of a presidential election within eight months. The presidential election in 2012 has become a de facto referendum on nuclear power plants in Taiwan. The disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has raised many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the violence during the lead-up to the referendum in 1999 and thereafter showed just how polarized the East Timorese had become—the majority was opposed to “autonomy” (i.e., continued political subjection to Indonesia), while a sizeable minority was incited to fiercely defend it. Indeed, this minority...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... in Pol.is is an application of artificial intelligence in carving out more space for the individual to safely step outside of “party machines” and express a granular and unique opinion. Unlike referendum questions that only allow people to answer yes or no, Pol.is facilitates the conversation by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... at the Daiichi site the following year. At the same time, noting national trends should not obscure the importance of local context matters, as Juraku et al. (2007) argue in their analysis of one locale's successful referendum against being the site of a nuclear power plant. Local residents...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Taiwan the second country after Iceland to collect samples for a large-scale national gene bank. [...] Academia Sinica's Chen [Yuan-Tsong] said that many countries around the world have research programs of this nature, but so far only Iceland has carried out a national referendum to approve the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... achieved rice self-sufficiency ( Fox 2001 ), and in 1997 rice production reached more than half the tonnage of maize ( Pederson and Arneberg 1998 : 33). In 1999 the overwhelming rejection of a popular referendum for continued “autonomy” (integration) within the Indonesian state ushered in a new era...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
... areas that were all located in Java. East Timor was part of the PLN Eleventh Region from its annexation by Indonesia in 1976 until 1999 when it seceded following a referendum.  3 Historians of Indonesia mark the New Order period as between 1966 and 1998 to signify the time from the effective...