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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Akinori Kubo This article analyzes the development and reception processes for the pet-type robots known as AIBO in order to explore the multiple ways in which technoscientific practices make realities of the world. I investigate how practices of comparison work in the emergence of a new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 641–644.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Iam-Chong Ip Choy Timothy , Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in Hong Kong Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . 224 pp . $22.95 22 8 2012 22 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Hong Kong is awash in comparison. In the past two decades, the...
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Published: 01 March 2010
Fig. 4 Summary of comparison of the JSTS and the EASTS journals Fig. 4. Summary of comparison of the JSTS and the EASTS journals More
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Published: 01 September 2018
Fig. 7 The breakdown and comparison of reserve margins and operating reserve Fig. 7 The breakdown and comparison of reserve margins and operating reserve More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., or backwardness in their innovations in the midst of complex relations, which connect local innovations and routines with the transnational circulation of people, objects, and information. How do these flows and unexpected connections stimulate innovators and users to make comparisons in their daily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... comparisons found in engineering practices in two significantly different contexts in Thailand: in a technology-transfer project sponsored by the Japanese government and in small factories in the informal sector, which is the supposed target of the project. In both contexts, comparisons between engineering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... constituted through the very process of moving a technology from one setting to another. Central to this process of a technology traveling, we suggest, is the role played by comparisons invoked by actors and the technology itself. These comparisons become instances of evaluating local practices, thus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... question by elaborating a notion of “comparative globalities.” Gradually, this concept comes to absorb three different STS-analytical strategies in the context of Japanese whaling: the “multicultural global” (ubiquitous cultural comparisons with political effects); “global assemblages” (specific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the agency of robot actors in both cases. On the theatrical level, a comparison shows divergences in the role that theater plays and the potential role of the public. In contrast to the Taiwan case, for the Japan case a more active role of the public is conceptualized involving their use of social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Dynasty by era, region, gender, and class. The closest we can get to such data comes from a comparison of diaries. However, it is impossible to understand the mechanisms of development and change for each period solely based on such a comparison of diaries. To overcome this drawback, I make use of a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rudolf Mrázek This is not a comparison between the colonial isolation camp for the Indonesian Communists and Nationalists at Boven Digoel, New Guinea, and the Nazi concentration camp for the European (including Dutch) Jews in Terezín, Bohemia. It is an effort to place both camps, as two working...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Geoffrey Samuel This introduction to the special issue of EASTS begins with a survey of recent social scientific work on medicine and healing in Tibetan and Himalayan societies. The author considers the specificity of the Tibetan encounter with biomedicine in comparison with that experienced by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Goro Yamazaki This article follows the transformation of discourses and practices concerning organ transplantation in Japan, as well as considers the effect of comparison in dealing with the recent transformations of this medicine. Since the first enactment of the Japanese Organ Transplantation Law...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... with each other in their differences through a series of comparative practices, such as linkage analysis, haplotyping, or clinical trials. Such comparisons across populations, markets, disciplines, and disease entities require and generate a permanent traffic between genetics and epidemiology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... enhancement in elite sports competition, and the recent controversy about using digital technology for memory enhancement. The framework used for this comparison is the concept of regime, consisting of the following layers of criteria: (1) the nature of each specific domain where enhancement is defined and...
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Published: 01 March 2008
Fig. 3 Benjamin (Wiso) Lee. When Hwang faced criticism about morality and integrity, his supporters claimed that he was trapped by an international conspiracy, and compared him to Benjamin Lee. That comparison was based on the fable about Lee, which assumes Lee was killed by the CIA for his More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of science actually ready for the world ( Tilley 2010 )? One of the major pitfalls for comparative or even global history of science and technology is that we take one side of the comparison as the norm against which to evaluate the other. (It is far more common to see ethnobotanies tested against...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sake of discussion. In the first instance, Leung highlights the distinctiveness of the history of leprosy in China by making occasional comparisons with accounts of the disease in the West from ancient times through the colonial period to the present. She also invokes examples from India and Japan. As...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 December 2007
... advanced, so-called “secret” weapons, Grunden examines science and technology mobilization in Japan during World War II. For comparison, he begins each chapter with an outline of weapons development and science mobilization of the other principal belligerents (the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2010
... clearly indicates and reinforces the idea that there is something distinctive about Asian ethical perspectives in comparison to Western bioethics; thus, the need to explore what this might be, while the inclusion of contributions from scholars versed in the various approaches highlights the tensions but...