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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 99–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
... constructed a Taiwanese version of C.P. Snow's “two cultures”—a morally humanistic Chinese culture contrasting with a positivistic scientific Western culture. These served as the historical prototype for later formulations of the two cultures. 20 10 2008 6 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... science fiction? The second factor that has restricted the development of science fiction in South Korea is the fact that there has been virtually no communication between scientists/engineers and the literary community. The barrier between these “two cultures” in South Korea has been so high and solid...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 463–466.
Published: 01 September 2017
... overgeneralization, for it ignores the diversity and heterogeneity of physics as a discipline or nineteenth-century Scottish scientists as a community. The cultural labeling of science is particularly problematic when it is connected to national cultures and done by scientists themselves. Two cases in point are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Keywords History of technology China Artisans Paper making Knowledge cultures Tacit knowledge Much recent work on early modern Europe has focused on the interface...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... limited capacities for dealing with radical difference. The issue of radical difference is too often routed into reified discussions of cultural difference based on untenable essentializations and facile generalizations. To be trenchantly critical of these latter trends is undoubtedly praiseworthy, but to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... could conceivably explain the sharply different public responses to the BSE risk in the two countries. These include differences between the two countries in their positions in the global trade of beef, distinct political cultures, and the relative level of public trust in the government and social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... production is framed variously as “food security” for the poor and as a key objective of “agricultural modernization” for a new class of dynamic farmers in a progressive market-oriented food production sector. In this article we present a comparative study of two rice development projects in East Timor that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
... method Jiegenfang (the “new” method), a kind of cossic algebra introduced by the Jesuits, was used by both Chinese and Korean scholars. The works of Korean mathematician Nam Pyŏng-Gil (1820–69) include some of the most interesting examples of “dialogues” between the two algebraic methods. At first he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 571–575.
Published: 01 December 2008
... industry. Chapter Two describes how the two engineering cultures interacted with each other. The two case studies of the JPL and the Goddard Center are not directly related to the Apollo program. The JPL is part of an elite university, California Institute of Technology, and its mission has been to develop...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2017
... article. For this I will make an assumption. I will suppose that the change Keller calls for has happened. That is, I will suppose that the shift in the way of writing and speaking about biological phenomena has occurred. Observers (like us) could describe the differences between the two cultures (e.g...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “on the ground.” In this article we seek to offer two correctives to these prevailing views. We seek to nuance our understanding of the technologically mediated relationship of state and citizen, first, by framing these relations in terms of Michel Foucault's ideas about state power and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 269–290.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jia-Chen Fu This essay explores the scientific lives of two Republican-period institutions: the Henry Lester Institute of Medical Research, based in Shanghai; and the Chongqing No. 3 Children's Home. Despite their differences, these two spaces sheltered and nurtured scientific experimentation and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... posture Mishima Michiyoshi hygienic modernity Much to the delight of former and current students, the February 2012 plan by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science, and Technology for a comprehensive reevaluation of elementary, junior high, and high school physical examinations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... encounter. I have therefore chosen to adopt the concept of “cultural borderland.” I like the fact that the concept highlights two things. First, it draws attention to the cultural aspect (including material culture) of encounters, and, second, it maintains a sense of border and intermediacy. The first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2018
... point,” the editors write, “was to grasp the challenge of the question of the ‘living’ and of ‘life’ in contemporary culture. This challenge has two main components, which are intertwined but never exactly merge with the other. The first one deals in a privileged fashion with explanatory principles that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the “adverse selection of race” ( Matsubara 1997 , 1998 ; Ogino 2008 ; Tama 2006 ). Its aim was to develop the economy and establish a “civilized/cultured nation-state” ( bunka kokka 文化国家) to regulate both the quantity and quality of population ( Matsubara 1997 ). In 1949, the EPL was amended to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... focusing on culture, some anthropologists argue that the indigenous conceptualization of difference and travel can be radically different from Western notions. This article explores the intricate relationship between travel of technology and imaginations about difference by focusing on two modes of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... modern order as well as preventing an epidemic, cholera. Second topic is about the dichotomy between cleanliness—cultured and uncleanliness—barbarity. Because it was related to the five senses, the discourse of uncleanliness and cleanliness could bring about an immediate effect, which made it the most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... factors as defined in ICH E5, have become a proxy for long-held cultural perceptions of “local biology” based on a notion of ethnic uniqueness and bioidentity in Japan. Ethnobridging studies, we argue, are more than venues for the production of scientific and clinical data. They produce data in concert...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Japanese decision to participate in international cooperation in family planning. 2 In so doing, I highlight two interrelated themes that significantly buttressed the Japanese ventures. The first is the geopolitics that informed the dialogues of overpopulation and ultimately gave rise to international...