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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 327–333.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Francesca Bray 16 5 2010 16 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. STS East Asia Historical questions Technocracy Communities of practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... his followers, show that the tightly woven academic complex between Japan and Indonesia has pushed the transfer of nuclear research from Japan to Indonesia. This collection of ties has led to the establishment of a so-called science community of nuclear engineering in Indonesia by the Tokyo Institute...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the contention over energy supply between 2011 and 2015, this article provides an analysis of how power shortages are presented in discursive ambiguity, how the claimed crisis over the electricity shortage moves to the center of public debate via the institutional practices of power rationing, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... participative design into practice in this setting. 2 Action research principles utilised included active listening and a cycle of shared learning and reflection with the affected community and key stakeholders to explore the problem context, and design an appropriate methodology for serum collection and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... of language and practice, they fail to further recognize that understanding a language and the way it produces meaning, as well as the external world it represents, requires mainly the perceptive ability of reading or listening. It does not go hand in hand with the ability to communicate through...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... right into it. We’ll talk about four sets of issues. First, we hope to find out more about g0v and EDGI, the two civic-tech communities and their origins and current states. Second, we wish to know what you think more generally about civic-tech activism and its visions and practices. Third, well, I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the local community from the point of view of the sociology of regionalism. 16 Stirling ( 2005 ) and Irwin ( 2006 ) examined the complicated structure around participatory practice critically and pointed out the possibility to utilize participatory methods to maintain traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... epistemological questions, but they are not confined to citizen science ( Kasperowski and Hillman 2018 ; Strasser et al. 2018 ). Citizen science is, rather, moving mosaics of many mutually constituted elements—science, citizens, politics, community, and organizations of knowledge production and practice. With...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the historical or the dialectical nature of knowledge,” as he wrote in his 1937 text Shijianlun 实践论 ( On Practice ). 4 Scientific knowledge is ideally derived from workers’ and peasants’ practical experiences, expecting them to make a contribution to the realization of progress. While this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., when I first read it as a teenager, it was an allegory about the dangers of communism, technocracy (rule by experts), and losing our humanity through technology, one of a set along with Huxley’s Brave New World and Orwell’s 1984. But today it reads more like a chart of one of several possible...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 549–554.
Published: 01 November 2012
... history of science. Admitting that Kuhn gave various meanings to the word paradigm , he used it not in the methodological or philosophical sense but in the sociological sense. He defined paradigm as a unique “bond” that shapes and maintains a community of experts (32). Moreover, Nakayama formulated the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... sounds, the PCNU statement prohibited the construction of nuclear power in the Muria peninsula for it would perceivably spawn more detriments than benefits for the whole local community. One could easily sense a NIMBY syndrome in this decision as the consensus exclusively applied to the Muria region...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 2011
... opened up by foreign philosophers of science. Although there is a definite gap between China and the West in the overall level of the research, development in the former has markedly accelerated. At the same time, with the increase of international communication among researchers, Western scholars are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2018
... invisible HD and PD community is made visible by the author’s “translation” in the academic sense. Published by the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, the leading organization in sociological research in Taiwan, Invisible Agency reflects the domestic sociological community’s changing attitude toward...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 143–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... its collapse after 3/11 following the resurgence of a technocracy regime by Liberal Democrats, see Tsukahara 2017 . 7 Tsukahara 2008 points out the incongruity of the introduction of this northern European form of science communication to Japan. 8 When I say horror story , I have in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 March 2012
... was an authoritarian form of technocracy, which Mimura describes as “techno-fascism,” that would place technically minded officials in charge of a productive, hierarchical, national community (3–4). Mimura attributes techno-fascism to both long-term systemic developments and historical ruptures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
... arrangement of data can be protected by either copyright law or sui generis database law. Advocates for open access to data argue that a mandate to make data freely available is both more efficient for the science community and enables better scientific practices, as data can be reused and verified by other...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... invented and has been practiced for more than two centuries, is de facto obsolete. Not only because it is based on an overly conflictual understanding of the social, but also because it relies too much on the State and the formal procedures of representative democracy.... ( Pestre 2008 ). In that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Yoshioka supported and actively participated in STS research activities and organization, he did not offer a free hand to the discipline and to Japan’s particular STS practice: when it came to STS, he was as critical as when discussing nuclear energy. And then there are his analysis of and remarks on...