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Published: 01 December 2007
Fig. 1 The social decision-making process of the Maki-machi case 44 Fig. 1. The social decision-making process of the Maki-machi case44 More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Fig. 1 The social decision-making process of the Maki-machi case 44 Fig. 1. The social decision-making process of the Maki-machi case44 ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Japanese social critic Yamamoto Shichihei (1983) as a societal and emotional mood that binds and leads people to specific directions. 26 Having expanded upon the process of parallel development by specifying the factors that facilitated it, I must return to Jasanoff's coproductionism (2004a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... contributory expertise and usually do not take part in the technical decision-making process of knowledge production. There are nevertheless other kinds of citizen science, in which participation of nonexperts, though not consistent with the limits imposed by the normative prong of the Third-Wave thesis...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 533–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
... resources, there has been an absence of discussion of electronic scholarly communication methods in developing countries from the perspective of social shaping of technology where the interaction process across actors and with technology is highlighted. In this article we investigate the constructed nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nozomi Mizushima; Osamu Sakura In spite of growing interest in neuroethics, the process of research and development (R&D) is not focused enough on the context of ethical, legal, and social issues. These processes present a unique and largely overlooked opportunity to integrate ethical and...
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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 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., but the means to perfectly assemble the social with the technical and make a sufficiently stable union is an enormous challenge. There has actually been a continuous effort to make solar energy happen in Taiwan. For instance, some solar PV panels were installed on the roofs of public buildings in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... between discussing a `common' problem (e.g. how to make agbiotech safe or acceptable) versus containing conflicts around how to define the problem. These tensions have taken the form of contested boundaries—between policy versus scientific issues, between social versus technical ones, as well as between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... supplies, as well as commercialized food processing. Agrochemical retail stores often serve as social nodes in the village where farmers exchange their hands-on knowledge informally over tea ( Hsieh 2002 ). In such settings, the most popular topics for small talk are naturally the pesticides, herbicides...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., practices, and products can shape people's mind and behavior. On the other hand, as people collectively engage in their social and environmental contexts, they are also actively making meanings and, through their actions, building the new meanings into their contexts ( Markus and Hamedani 2007 ). As an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... controversy: social-environmental consequences of the high-tech electronics industry, scientific causation in court, and the collective nature of epistemological causation vis-à-vis individualistic view of justice, to name a few. Members of the STS community, in collaboration with workers, activists, lawyers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... ways that couples, women in particular, seek treatment for infertility. She argues that suitability is a key concept used to make, and justify, decisions based on individual and social circumstances (205). The last two chapters follow VTM in its interactions with overseas health care systems. Cam...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... technical developments in related technologies 29 Accumulation of sufficient scientific knowledge 26 Social discussions and consensus concerning a given technology 19 Case-by-case decisions and responses 15 Announcement of the technological risks to the public 3 Multiple answers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 549–554.
Published: 01 November 2012
... technological development of fast-breeder reactors, he claimed that a paradigm could be thrown into crisis by policy decisions, rather than by abnormalities ( Yoshioka 1998 ). When the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant took place in March 2011, Yoshioka, as the authority on the social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... possibilities are not always compatible with the existing norms of social interaction. Technology affordance, a concept evolved from James Gibson’s (1979) affordances theory, is useful when examining how people, within limits, use technologies. People make use of technologies differently within the boundary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... conferences in Europe . London : Science Museum . Juraku K. Suzuki T. Sakura O. ( 2007 ). Social decision-making processes in local contexts: an STS case study on nuclear power plant siting in Japan . East Asian Science, Technology and Society , 1 , 53 – 75 . Kagakugijyutsu...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... was an important element in rural Chinese women's decision-making as well as in changes in knowledge organisation and knowledge representation. Both are up for discussion when the processes of domesticating new technologies loom on the horizon. I argue throughout this paper that the body–artefact...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... advance in, or return to, the old order of things. Like anthropologists and social theorists, they want to make sense of things, build new social forms and future prospects. In this vein I reread some of my own recent work, as well as providing an ethnographic reading of new ethnographies and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
... affected by German psychiatry, work by Paul Lerner that explored medical arguments over what was termed “pension neurosis” in Germany is noteworthy. Lerner argued that German psychiatrists, after the German Chancellor Bismarck adopted a social security system in the 1880s, began to keep a strict watch on...