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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... discusses how local community people have participated in knowledge production by integrating their observations and experiences into the scientific practices of air monitoring. The discussions particularly address citizens’ data generation and interpretation efforts that signaled the alternative air...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
...., their effects in the context of the dual construction of self-identity and moral community. Drawing on this discovery, this paper explains the curious reasons why political leaders of the Republican perioddevoted so much energy to the seemingly trivial practices of personal hygiene while leaving...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... this article we follow a global health technology—more specifically, a piece of software for monitoring diabetes quality—from Denmark, where it was developed, to Jakarta, Indonesia, where it was introduced in 2012–13. Using ethnographic material, we show how the need for a specific technology is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... general ( Fischer 1993 ; Raza, Kausar, and Paul 2007 ). Various best practices development stories feature community participation. In water management, participation usually manifests through the formation of CBOs that are tasked with monitoring operation and maintenance of the water system...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... citizen science vary widely—from reporting roadkill by smartphone to operating telescopes, from monitoring air quality to writing computer programs. 2 There are even citizen-science projects in particle physics ( Barr, Haas, and Kalderon 2016 ; Gnida and Jepsen 2015 ). This ever-expanding diversity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 323–330.
Published: 01 June 2019
... driver of the research project, then maybe we can get some equity here, and ‘co-create’ knowledge” (10). In this way, citizen science is collaborative and involves those affected by research programs. That is, there is a dialogue that is occurring between the researcher and the communities invested in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., level-7 nuclear disaster), but also a communications disaster (what the Japanese government called the “rumor disaster”), a breakdown in trust of authorities, and underlying it all an economy and social feeling of widespread precarity (causing many to accept dangerous work in the cleanup of the reactors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... emerging STS community has produced few studies of agriculture and rural society. The principal Chinese-language STS journal, Keji, yiliao yu shehui (科技、醫療與社會 Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society), has published only two articles on agriculture, and they present contrasting views of contemporary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
... important yet very often neglected side of knowledge production even after the professionalization of modern science, “citizen science” as dubbed by both professional scientists and community actors is now gaining new momentum. Amateur bird watchers are engaged in reporting the number and species of migrant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... using nuclear power. The aftermath of the Fukushima meltdown reminds us once again that events in one nation are often not contained within its borders. The radiation released into the air from explosions at reactors 1, 3, and 4, the dumping of seawater used to cool the overheating reactors into the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 383–418.
Published: 01 September 2010
... standards Standardization ATSC Advanced Television Systems Committee BBC British Broadcasting Corporation BSE Broadcasting Satellite for Experimental Purposes CCIR Comité Consultatif International de Radio Communication International Radio Consultative Committee DBS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Science communication Laboratory practice Framing Engineering research User Literature of science, technology, and society studies has enriched our understanding of the nature of the public's knowledgeability of science and technology and of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... company, MBC, who ignited the protest by airing a program warning of the possible outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after importing US beef. I also interviewed key scientists who opposed the Korean government's logic, as well as key movement participants who launched the initial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... inevitably forces the government to be more transparent—a process that requires the establishment of reciprocal communication between those who are affected and things that affect. 1 1 An edited volume by Latour and Weibel ( 2005 ) eloquently illustrates this notion of reciprocity. Among...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... community efforts to test radioactive levels in the air and, more profoundly (because requiring many large and more expensive germanium detectors), the food, to provide public information independent from the government, and again to build resilient community. “Safety is more than laboratory tests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... embryos, full of cold storage tanks, but open and not secured in any apparent manner. The hESR (human embryonic stem cell research) room has a double door entry and a kind of decontamination room. Clothes must be changed. It is disconnected from the building's heating and air conditioning systems. These...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... were also to submit to a new “Strategic Plan for Program Monitoring, Operations Research, and Impact Evaluation Research” to “ensure the transparency and accountability of services provided under the provisions of law” ( United States Government 2008 ). Apart from signing “oaths” and agreeing to bring...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... into diverse practices meant to improve one's English abilities. In section 5, we discuss the communication of neuroscientific research and practices by the media, which transformed the issue of English acquisition into a neuroscientific problem. The media proposed that the solution to this problem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... interviewing a few. 4 It was also an opportunity to enjoy the fresh air and mid-autumn sunshine radiating from the deep blue sky of the countryside north of Beijing. A few steps out of the guesthouse, I was stunned to see a huge stream of north-bound cars lining the narrow two-lane road at the eastern edge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 459–478.
Published: 01 December 2018
... government, World Bank, or Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Korean is a socioeconomic and biopolitical figure whose life and death are to be monitored and managed for the well-being of the population ( Foucault 1991 ). More important, though, the figure of the Korean is...