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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Andreeva Charlotte von Verschuer , Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan , translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft Oxon and New York : Routledge , 2016 . 356 pp. $145 hardcover; $49.95 paperback. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
...James Lin This article traces the rise of agricultural development in Taiwan and its interactions with the rest of the world, emphasizing the agency and transformations of the Global South. In the 1920s, American scientists and missionaries began experimenting with development in China through...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Michitake Aso From the turn of the twentieth century until shortly before the Second World War, private business collaborated with the colonial government in Indochina in the formative development of colonial agricultural science. This article focuses on that development with a particular eye to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... 1950s as part of a rural reconstruction program sponsored by the United States. Aside from establishing a comprehensive web of social-technical institutions associated with modern agriculture, with the focus on the highly regulated rice sector, the program left a profound and multifaceted legacy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... expert knowledge and by connecting sites of agriculture and aquaculture with PV equipment workshops, these translators make heterogeneous human and nonhuman actors work in the same sociotechnical network, a symbiotic network of PV technologies, agriculture, and aquaculture. With the black-boxed objects...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Christopher Shepherd; Andrew McWilliam Rice in contemporary East Timor is multivalent, with a rich historical legacy. In the current postcolonial context, rice agriculture and the value of rice as both a consumption good and a development objective remain a priority. Government-sponsored rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
... peasant farmers. The theoretical underpinnings of SRI could equally have been used to justify alternative choices. Key aspects of the scientific controversy that surrounds SRI reflect not only disagreements on scientific questions but also different perspectives on the appropriate roles of agricultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... by reorganizing the hierarchy involved in the extension efforts The company also redesigned the components of its extension work by taking account of the economy of Taiwanese farmers. This article observes the beginning of the incorporation of the farming economy into a system of agricultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... refused, just as development actors strain to keep projects on track. With input from science and technology studies, this article explores the participatory, authoritative, and distributive dimensions to agricultural development in East Timor. Across four cases studies—a dairy, a greenhouse, a seed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... agricultural companies, who pondered over how to further exploit the untapped potential of the island's tropical environment; and doctors and bureaucrats concerned with the supply of quinine to civilian and military personnel as the wartime empire expanded into Southeast Asia. Hoshi's cinchona cultivation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ideological standard for natural in Cambodia, a country with strong historical and contemporary sympathies for ecological agriculture. I find that organic/natural is an important platform for promoting popular control over standardization and, more generally, over commoditization of food. 13 7 2010 24 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... yielding), the state has enabled the growth of the market for rice from the northeast. In this article, I argue that the market for high-quality rice grown in the northeast of China has been driven, in part, by the Chinese state's efforts to increase quality agricultural products and to promote “quality...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... various `deficit' models, which in turn inform efforts at governing the societal conflict. Anticipating or responding to European public concerns over agricultural biotechnology (agbiotech) in particular, state bodies have sponsored participatory exercises. Some participants sought to open up...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Chung-hsi Lin Reassembled cars can be seen everywhere in Taiwan. In the past few decades, the government has repeatedly clamped down on them. It has also taken measures such as negative persuasion, technical requirements, alienation, phaseout, and developed standard agricultural vehicles to...
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Published: 01 September 2009
A new hydroponic greenhouse and nursery heralds the beginnings of industrial agriculture in East Timor. A new hydroponic greenhouse and nursery heralds the beginnings of industrial agriculture in East Timor. More
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 31 The 10WD reassembled car can enable farmers to farm on muddy land. Photo provided by Yuchen Agricultural Machinery Factory Fig. 31. The 10WD reassembled car can enable farmers to farm on muddy land. Photo provided by Yuchen Agricultural Machinery Factory More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... accumulated in fields such as biomedicine and public health, science policy and education, and power infrastructure and civil engineering projects. In contrast, agriculture is a less studied subject. Chi-Wei Liu's book Meiyuan niandai de niaoshi bingbu ruyan 美援年代的鳥事並不如煙, although written for the general...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Revolution, Green Revolution , provides a rare account of the philosophy, the achievements, and the actors of an agricultural transformation. This development, which occurred in China during the 1960s and 1970s, often has been referred to as China’s Green Revolution; however, as Schmalzer shows, “scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 547–549.
Published: 01 December 2009
... contrary, in both agriculture and industry, the administration overwhelmingly used strategies that emphasized the benefits of small-scale technologies that were tailored to suit local needs and local knowledge. Moon thus provides a powerful challenge to the idea put forth by James Scott ( 1998 ) that high...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
... agricultural practices. The reason for this is quite simple. Agriculture was an important source of livelihood for the residents of the small Cantonese-speaking lineage community where I lived between July 1999 and January 2001, and I often accompanied my hosts to the fields. By the end of my field research, I...