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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Claudio Gutierrez Medina Eden , da Costa Marques Ivan , and Holmes Christina , eds., Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2014 . 396 pp . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Hsiang-Fu Huang Dawson Gowan , Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . viii + 480 pp. $50.00 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 It is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Suzanne Moon Adas Michael , Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America's Civilizing Mission , Cambridge, MA : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2006 1 12 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Melinda Cooper The State Food and Drug Administration of China has reported a dramatic increase in multicentre, multinational clinical trials over the past several years. This is in keeping with a growing trend towards the off-shore outsourcing of clinical trials from North America and Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... anthropocentric words such as nü (woman) and nan (man), Chinese biologists also incorporated sophisticated biological theories of sex from Europe and North America, including the theories of “gynandromorphism” and “intersexuality.” The implicit and explicit figurations of hermaphroditism reveal the ways in which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 445–451.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Warwick Anderson One of the more exciting developments in science and technology studies (STS) is the emergence of institutions, research schools, and career paths in the field in Asia. Already it is clear that this constitutes no simple diffusion of STS from Western Europe and North America (or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Hsin-Hsing Chen The prolific struggle of Taiwanese former employees of the U.S.-based Radio Corporation of America, which operated from 1970 to 1992, has finally reached court in Taiwan. The company had been dumping its chlorinated organic solvent into the same aquifer that supplied workers with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Wen-yuan Lin; John Law Abstract The international spread of STS has reshaped the discipline in many ways, pushing it from its original core focus on technoscience in Euro-America to embrace new and wider agendas in other locations. For the practitioners of STS in East Asia, the complex relations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., it narrows the field of qualities available to the touch in conventional and historically authorized ways, while still relying on a qualitative excess. In spite of a widespread interest in providing objectively proven, evidence-based medicine both in China and in North America, this article suggests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... volume's contributors, whose areas of study range from East and Southeast Asia to Africa and the Americas. In the introduction, Bray frames the varied histories of rice with two distinct historical debates. The first debate centers on the involution thesis in East and Southeast Asia, based on Clifford...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 5–6.
Published: 01 March 2019
... predominantly English-language environments in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In the future, I believe EASTS will continue to provide its readers with distinct perspectives on publications in East Asian languages. Although no easy task, the next book review editorial team will, I am sure, continue to seek...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 467–468.
Published: 01 December 2017
... associate editor) exemplifies such STS efforts. Anderson noticed the expanding networks of STS beyond Western Europe and North America, reminding EASTS readers to avoid “homogenization of the phenomena and monadization of mentalities.” With this motto in mind, the articles published in EASTS intend not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 209–210.
Published: 01 June 2017
... head (Western theory) and his body (located in Taiwan). Academic institutions in Taiwan were used to highlight the dependence on Euro-America for development and evaluation of making knowledge. The proposed solution was based on the principle of symmetry and reversion—mobilizing non-Western terms and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-American universities; they tend to accept Euro-American—and even solely English-language—standards for academic (publication) evaluation and university ranking. These institutional devices urge them to reproduce the model of learning and scholarship found in Euro-America and, more particularly, North...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 June 2013
... borders, but all efforts at disease control take place within a political context. Mariola Espinosa, a history professor at Yale, studies the role of disease and public health in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean. In this very readable book, Espinosa demonstrates how trade, epidemics, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... histories ( Haraway 2008 ). 1 These are just a few of the many postcolonial case studies in STS—and since Euro-America is not a monolith, there also are many analogous studies of the postcolonial within the colonizing countries themselves (see Mol 2002 , 2008 ; Moser 2008 ; Mol, Moser, and Pols 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2014
... America. Eric Andrew Stein examines the foundation's work in Indonesia, Soma Hewa in Sri Lanka/Ceylon, Darwin H. Stapleton in China and Japan, Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci in Japan, and Liping Bu in China. The focus on the foundation's activities—and on the mid-twentieth century more generally—lends coherence to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., Spain, and Italy, regarded in this context as peripheral. A further session dealt with center-periphery interactions in the early modern world, specifically with interactions between Spain and South America in the sixteenth century, and between Portugal and the East Indies in the seventeenth century...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... None of which is to say that one should give up trying (see Jensen 2014 ). The philosopher of science Isabelle Stengers (2000: 98) once gave the following evocative definition of America: What other definition can we give to the reality of America, than that of having the power to hold...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... suggests, it will not be business as usual. The birth of the new journal signals the emergence of novel sites for STS and the development of a broader community of scholars. It provides a guide to the travels of STS beyond Western Europe and North America. Fu Daiwie and his colleagues therefore deserve...