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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Fa-ti Fan; Shun-Ling Chen Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The term citizen science has become very popular among scholars as well as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Karen Cronin Much of the traditional discussion on science and society engagement has concentrated on the role (and even duties) of citizens in response to science, and on attempts to scientise civilian consciousness to appreciate the benefits of scientific progress. Irwin's ( 1995 ) concept of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Shun-Ling Chen Abstract Web-based crowdsourced citizen science is an efficient method for scientists to collect and process data. Although lay persons obtain the opportunities to participate in research and engage with scientists, these crowdsourced projects generally maintain the traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 323–330.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Danielle B. Griffin; Lillian A. Black; Patricia Balbon; Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher Akiko Busch , The Incidental Steward: Reflections on Citizen Science New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 . 256 pp. $40.00 hardcover, $16.00 paperback. Caren Cooper , Citizen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... being informed, make considered recommendations to discussed issues. Experts are academics, government officials, representatives of related groups, or individual activists, while laypersons are nonexpert participants. It is argued that public participation characterized by well-informed citizens...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... citizens in discussions of nascent technologies empower them? How will such attempts ultimately address the normative commitment of science and technology studies to the democratization of scientific and technological decision making? How do lay participants in such dialogues negotiate the differences in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Wen-Tsong Chiou Abstract While enlisting the labor of nonscientists on a large scale for scientific knowledge making is now commonly praised as citizen science , citizens in those scientific undertakings usually do not contribute what Harry Collins and his colleagues in the Third Wave call...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Fa-ti Fan; Shun-Ling Chen; Chia-Liang Kao; Michelle Murphy; Matt Price; Liz Barry Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 We believe it’s important, in this special issue on citizen science, to hear the opinions, experiences, and voices of practitioners. After...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... passive responses, the citizen groups in Taiwan have initiated several air monitoring projects to develop air-pollution claims and contest the deficiencies of the official air-pollution standard, data, and regulatory actions. Inspired by the concept of social movement–based citizen science, this article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Itty Abraham; Ashish Rajadhyaksha In this article 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 governmentality, and, second, by using case studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... exploring the technological, social, and regulatory contexts of the popularity of Taiwan's private cord blood banking, this paper seeks to make policy suggestions beyond informed consent hoping to empower people's role both as consumers as well as biological citizens to think more critically about the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sofie á Rogvi; Annegrete Juul; Henriette Langstrup The rhetoric of need is commonplace in discourses of technology and innovation, as well as in global health. Users are said to have a need for innovative technology, and citizens in resource-poor regions to have a need for improved health care. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with what Latour has termed “matters of concern,” are techniques of governmentality that advance the nationalist agenda of the state in citizens' everyday lives, use pharmaceuticals as boundary objects and focal points of communication between researchers and policy makers in receptive environments...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 June 2018
... also for the wider society in Japan because both its government and citizens enjoyed the international reputation earned for the country by Shinya Yamanaka’s earlier success in developing a novel technique of cell reprogramming. However, it was soon pointed out that the data in the research article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... divide between scientists and lay people, illustrating an early historical predecessor of enlisting citizen scientists to help in the production of knowledge. Situating this example of lay participation in the larger context of diverse modes of field practice during the railroad era, this article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the mountain, forecasted its eruption and advised those living in the area to flee. Partly because of his advice, there was no loss of life. The key question posed in Ekō Yagi's Taiwa no ba o dezainsuru is related to this case: how can experts establish trust with citizens? The example Yagi used to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
... present contrasting aspects of “risk” in modern medicine: on the one hand, the continuity of what Michel Foucault (1975, 1976) observed in his discussion of biopower, that is, the government's intent to discipline its citizens; and, on the other hand, its failure to locate the source of danger and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... takes the well-being of China's citizens as its central concern. This shift in state power has created the conditions for a growing number of Chinese to imagine and pursue an “adequate life,” which according to Everett Zhang in his introduction “entails elevation from merely living a life to living a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
... looks critically at a small-scale consensus conference in Sapporo, Japan, that engaged citizens in deliberation about food nanotechnologies. The goal of involving members of the public in upstream discussion of a new science before decisions are made about its application and regulation is consistent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... weakness of Japan's risk governance. Fujigaki also analyzes Fukushima as a “communication disaster” by paying critical attention to the issue of communication between experts and citizens, and she further discusses one view of Fukushima as a disaster that was “made in Japan.” In chapter 3, Mikihito...