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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Deliberative democracy Risk governance Agricultural biotechnology/agbiotech Consensus/citizens conference Lay expertise Public participation in techno-scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Koichi Mikami Mima Tatsuya , Risuku ka sareru shintai—Gendai igaku to touchi no tekunorojī リスク化される身体 —現代医学と統治のテクノロジ [Body as Risk—Modern Medicine and the Technology of Governance] Tokyo: Seido-sha , 2012 . 250 pp. ¥2400 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
... thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display industries. It explores how Taiwan introduced, through collaboration, tacit knowledge from Japan, then conveyed that knowledge to mainland China, and closes with a discussion of the risks of tacit knowledge accumulation and cross-border talent mobility...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... case study of the implementation of safe delivery through the insistence on in-facility birthing with “skilled birth attendants” and the cessation of training for traditional birth attendants provides an illustrative example of the need for more nuanced and complex understandings of safety and risk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... cord blood for transplantation are issues that can be governed and, hence, should be subject to public debate. For instance, if the risk of collecting cord blood is a concern, a society can seek to regulate the practice to minimize the risk. Likewise, if the low availability of cord blood from a public...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
... undergoing a paradigm shift. While conventional medicine seeks to kill germs, relieve patients of symptoms, or remove failed organs, genomic medicine is seeking to identify health risks inherent in each individual's genetic make-up and intervene directly at that level. Likewise, while traditional organ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... are not willing to enter public discussion about some of its bioethical aspects, such as benefit sharing and the risk of the breach of confidentiality. The propagation of altruism as the basis for the notion of informed consent among local communities and families is regarded as apt for biobanking...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... against the revision of the law. The key feature of 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... experts and campaigners, without taking the risk of viewing them as a somewhat “softer” domain of values, emotions, and opinions ( Irwin 2008 : 597). Korean experiences show dynamic sociopolitical processes that shape institutional modes of addressing public concerns about biotechnology and in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... diversity of institutional and societal contexts in which therapies are regulated. Over the last few years, South Korea and Japan have radically changed their regulation regarding the translation of high-risk stem cell products. High expectations have led to more permissive but closely supervised regulatory...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... government does not possess the capacity to handle high-risk technology. Using combined approaches of STS and social movement studies, the paper discusses the contestation of nuclear risk discourses and how lack of trust in the government has led to the ascendancy of antinuclear movements. In situating the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2008
... represents the infrastructure of how governments can impose coercive powers upon its citizens facing public health risks, how has the law responded to these public health risks? How well have they done? Bringing together six scholars of law, science, and technology, the anthology of “Legal construction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Koichi Mikami MATSUMOTO MIWAO , 松本三和夫, Tekunosaiensu Risuku to Shakaigaku: Kagaku-shakaigaku no aratana tenkai テクノサイエンス・リスクと社会学:科学社会学の新たな展開 [The Social Risks of Technoscience] . Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press , 2009 . vii +378 pp. ¥5,000 07 10 2011 07 10 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University. The idea for this special issue was conceived at that workshop in December 2008. References Beck U. ( 1998 ). Politics of risk society . In Franklin J. (Ed.), The politics of risk society (pp. 9 – 22 ). Cambridge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... been deployed under the aegis of Hu Jintao's “Harmonious Society”: on the one hand, the government has sought to juridify risks by introducing a comprehensive statute on tort law, and on the other, the unproductive risks engendered by the inadequacies of health insurance have been transformed into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Hee-Je Bak; Daniel Lee Kleinman In 2008 the Korean government decided to resume importing US beef, leading to a nationwide controversy over the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Korean media coverage of BSE during this controversy demonstrates how media reporting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... as the potential risks and the ethical and social implications beyond those addressed by the report, and to determine whether any additional regulation of the use of embryonic cell lines was required, the government set up another independent advisory group. In August 2000 the Chief Medical Officer's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... contribution to the betterment of biotechnology governance in Korea. In Korea, as in other industrialized countries, recent controversies about biotechnology governance have been associated mostly with the concerns about risks and the social and ethical impact of advanced research, particularly in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... drawn from the Indian experience to highlight particular risks associated with digital governance and biopolitics. An overview of state and social technological interventions in India shows multiple intersections of sovereign and disciplinary powers. Together, these intersections give new meanings to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... support this stem cell research. But the Hwang scandal made the government reconsider him and his colleagues. . . . We persuaded the government that this is the chance to risk investing further to reorganize the whole area of research and bioethics, and that’s the reason they revised the bioethics...