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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... ). However, engagement processes remain subject to a number of pitfalls and dilemmas ( Hagendijk and Irwin 2006 ). One dilemma centres on the clarity of views and reasoning. Clear articulations help participants evaluate a range of views and perhaps reform their own. Yet, when issues are complex, clarity can...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
... disciplines. According to a survey, Western and Taiwanese views on the relationship between the “soul” and the “mind” may have little in common. In South Korea, scientific research on bilingualism, covered by reports in the mass media, contributed to popular misconceptions about the early acquisition of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 519–525.
Published: 01 November 2012
... encountered Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions , I immediately thought that his “paradigm/normal-science” scheme was a view of science close to the experience of practicing scientists, whereas the conventional philosophies of science, such as that of logical empiricism, were not relevant to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... decline of the welfare state and was endorsed by the Chicago School of neoliberal economics. By viewing employees in the labor market and experimental subjects in clinical trials as private independent contractors who bear noncontestable risks, this legal notion transfers uninsurable risks to the bodies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 199–219.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Yu-chuan Wu This article provides a historical analysis of a psychological experiment on anger conducted on Taiwanese aborigines in the late colonial period by a Japanese psychologist. Viewed within its immediate and historical colonial contexts, the experiment was predicated on and in fact was an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... historians and forensic professionals and viewed as a founding figure of the modern forensic sciences in China and, in the boldest claims, across the globe. Song has also become the subject of historical novels, television shows, and other popular media. This article examines the ways in which the historical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... different kinds of humans and tenuous claims to humanness are produced through the entanglement of government policy, market experimentation, and subject formation. Beginning in the mid-1990s, China's socialist health-care system has been rapidly transformed into a set of highly marketized practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 47–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Shiyung Liu Because the medical modernization of Meiji Japan has been identified with progress in Asian societies, Japanese colonial medicine has been viewed as a carefully planned project. Colonial propaganda capitalized on this image in bringing “civilization to colonies.” In postwar scholarship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and “underdeveloped” Asia, at a time when Japan was striving to (re)establish its position in world politics and economics. Additionally, by highlighting subjectivities and intra-Asian networks centered on Japanese actors, the article also aims to destabilize the current historiography on population...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... recognizes, in keeping with the Confucian view, that the human subject is in essence a moral subject. Confucius, Mencius, and other Neo-Confucians in Song and Ming dynasties claimed that every human has the ability to make correct judgments about moral matters because all innately possessed moral intuition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... social order.” 1 The view put forth in this article can therefore be said to be linked to that of existential anthropology, for which experience of one's body is seen to be separate from the determinants of culture (see Bateson 1973 ; Fernandez 1986 ). The body here is not the passive subject of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... classroom. The Japanese modern education system, in Mishima's view, was breeding bad posture and harming the youngest subjects of Japan. Based on the results of this survey, he submitted a report to the Ministry of Education proposing a plan for the standardization of desks and chairs. Reflecting the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... argue that “competitive adaptation” plays an important role. The concept refers to a mode of innovation that reworks bioethics in a way that avoids a loss of competitiveness. In contrast with neoliberal views that claim a correlation between the devolution of state responsibilities and an increase in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... ignores causes and consequences at local and international scales. In this article, we offer a broader view of Fukushima by presenting a series of alternative narratives that draw out local, national, and international dimensions. Casting our gaze beyond the dominant narrative allows us to direct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Ayurvedic formulas are viewed both as collective resources that must be protected from private appropriation to ensure further mining and as innovative products deemed protected through trademarks and patents. This article explores this conundrum, using the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Dagmar Schäfer Inscriptions have mainly been discussed as an important source to aid the analysis of the nature and extent of state control over production and manufacture in Chinese history. This essay takes a different approach and discusses the conceptual development of inscriptions with a view...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aihwa Ong Contrary to claims that view the life sciences as having similar effects everywhere, I draw on research in the Biopolis of Singapore to examine how an assemblage of global and situated elements engenders conditions that crystallize scientific inquiries and orient social effects in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... of stem cell science. Therefore, this article views the changes in the scientific community as a process of conflict and negotiation between the accountability crisis in the Korean scientific community and the politics of hope in science. In this article, we examine the ramifications of this...
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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 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... terms of content was improved and their attitudes toward scientific controversies changed. Expert lectures were perceived as the most important element in influencing participants' knowledge learning and attitude changes. However, in exchanging views with experts, laypersons could not only identify...