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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 17 8 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Nuclear power Indonesia Risk and distrust Antinuclear movements Organized resistance Civic epistemology Cold War...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... distrust', attributed to institutional deficits–e.g. of risk communication about technologies, or of transparency about regulatory criteria and procedures. With this shift in deficit models, later diagnoses and remedies supplemented earlier ones, rather than simply replace them ( Levidow and Marris 2001...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... , 2003 ). Conflict and distrust were reinforced in the exchanges that reflected these competing ethics and logics. More recently, citizen mobilisation, advances in theories of risk and science communication, and advances in scientific methods have all contributed to a wider valuing of knowledge and a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
... focused not on technical details but on organizational risks, for example, the company's concealment of troublesome facts, and trade-offs between profits and safety. Many had experience with such risks in their everyday work (84). Moreover, the experts usually replied immediately to the participants...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... have Koreans been joining the protest voluntarily day after day for several months? Why has the Korean government momentarily become so powerless? How are the public, the media, experts, and the government intertwined in this risk politics? How does knowledge politics operate in this contested...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Taiwan's nuclear power plants: (1) whether radioactive materials have reached Taiwan and affected food safety and people's health; (2) the magnitude of the risk of Taiwan's nuclear power plants being hit by a combination of earthquakes and tsunamis; (3) what the minimum evacuation zone should be for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... balance among different views at a collective level, so that collectively desired activities can move ahead and risks can be controlled. STS researchers and policy practitioners and advisors have developed numerous engagement strategies to elicit and understand divergent and convergent views and to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... risk that we have created a new deficit: of scientists lacking in civic literacy? We have begun to recognise and support the voice of the Scientific Citizen, but have we fully recognised the voice of the “Citizen Scientist”? This paper presents recent research from New Zealand to reflect on these...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of their shift to more sophisticated ones” (1972: section 1.1), “Consumers improved their capability to evaluate the risk of consumer goods and came to determine the risk previously missed” (1973: section 1.2), and “[There was] development in the public sense to the quality of the environment” (1974...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... such circumstances, many citizens begin to distrust the risk assessment done by scientific experts. The third issue arises from criticisms about representative democracy. Public policies characterized by modern science and technology occur rapidly in contemporary societies. Citizens are entitled to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... revealed the depth of the cultural-philosophical level of interaction between science/technology and society. He considered approaches to the so-called risk sociology and science communication to be a rather shallow job fit only for a mere enlightenmentalist agency, for secondary followers of foreign...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 495–501.
Published: 01 December 2018
... professional males. “It was among these men,” he writes, “that a community was being cultivated, a local, active, and engaged community that rested on an acknowledgment of shared history, shared risks, and vitally, shared responsibility” (Montoya, this issue). This curiously classical notion of a community...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of people being actively harassed and incarcerated in significant numbers was directly responsible for driving those people engaged in high-risk behaviors underground, for the concretization and spread of these pernicious linkages, and for their consequences. Even interventions which were putatively...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... important programs have suffered or vanished as a direct result of these cuts. These cuts have especially affected the ability to field outreach workers for most at risk populations. “There is a lot of work that went into educating drug users that has been stopped because of funding cuts,” he said...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... result of these reports, gene therapy came to be seen by the end of the 1980s as a significant treatment method for severe genetic diseases. As long as it was applied to human somatic cells, there seemed to be no specific ethical difficulty. The problem lay in the balance of efficiency and risk ( Murray...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... high-risk stem cell products. High expectations have led to more permissive but closely supervised regulatory systems in these countries. Similar trends in this direction are also apparent in the United States and in the European Union. This situation has unleashed more discussion among Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... be perceived as credible and responsible, perpetually adjusting their policy to accommodate the current trends in timber management. On the other hand, the changes might have counterproductive consequences as they may deepen public distrust since there is a risk that the procedures will only create...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as a consequence of the withdrawal of the monetary incentive. Contrary to our expectations, we found no clear evidence that the farmers perceived a risk in abandoning old varieties and production patterns in favor of the new ones; nor were there any apparent residual grievances that prevented the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
... programs aiming to enhance positive attitudes ( McClymont and O'Hare 2008 ; also Wolsink 2006 ), as the NSW precinct and advisory committee approach suggests. Instead, community distrust and stronger resistance often results, as well-demonstrated internationally ( Wolsink 2007 ; Jones and Eiser 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the controversy that resulted in the revised law in 2009 was not necessarily the problem of defining death but was awareness of the shortage of organs and the risk that such a shortfall posed. The problem of brain death was dealt with not as a scientific fact, or as a cultural value, but as a matter...