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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 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 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 engaged in a free, open, and rational dialogue...
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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 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 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 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 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 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 August 2014) 8 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., 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 address this question...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
... 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 isolate or even eliminate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 261–264.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 better life, from insuring...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 475–482.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., 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 with the democratisation of science and is a valuable contribution to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 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 Tanaka describes how the Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “counter-technocrat” 2 whose function was apparently to change nuclear policy from the inside. After the triple disaster of 3/11 in 2011, Yoshioka became more involved in the citizen’s movement on nuclear energy, finally becoming a representative of the Citizens’ Commission on Nuclear Energy (CCNE), a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... mostly base their risk calculation only on external exposure, while citizens and concerned scientists also consider human damage, including internal exposure. This long-standing difference arose at the time of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki tragedies, particularly among those who had secondary exposure at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Deliberative democracy Risk governance Agricultural biotechnology/agbiotech Consensus/citizens conference Lay expertise Public participation in techno-scientific issues has recently...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... formalized participatory methods, like consensus conference, citizen jury and deliberative polls, have often been the focus of STS scrutiny, attracting much discussion and debate. Among them, the consensus conference, innovated by the Danish Board of Technology in the 1980s, has been most enthusiastically...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 143–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... industrial technology. Nakayama and Tsuneishi were the combination of what we might call the “high church” and “low church” of STS: Nakayama based his work on the history of science; Tsuneishi based his on war crimes and crimes against humanity caused by industrial hazards and on his sympathy with citizens...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... public outreach, for citizen engagement, and so on. The enactment of specific science café events introduces new contingencies, since the open discussion is impossible to predict (and should be, according to the very idea of a science café). At the core of this article is an attempt to engage empirically...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... its analysis by Kaplan, participatory methods were initiated by local citizens under a particular local context, and as a result, the principle of public participation was implemented in the formal (governmental) decision-making process. In other words, the emergence of dispute and conflict amongst...