1-20 of 98 Search Results for

consensus

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... interactions between experts and laypersons in two consensus conferences in Taiwan to find illuminating illustrations. Quantitative and qualitative methods were employed to understand the cases. We found that in each of the two consensus conferences, on average the level of laypersons' science literacy in...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... is focused on two cases, the legislation of the Bioethics and Biosafety Act, and the development of ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) research. Our analysis finds that communication and consensus building between scientists and bioethics advocates in a broader sense is critical for...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... treatment” of human mental abilities. Moreover, there was a lack of consensus regarding the application of mind and behavior research to social policy. The results suggest that a wide range of life-science researchers should be involved in discussions of these controversial but socially important issues...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Social interaction Consensus conference Upstream engagement Japan How does the public articulate its vision, expectations, and concerns regarding a technology whose applications and ramifications are only just beginning to be worked out? Nanotechnology is an emerging technology on the brink of...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Wen-Hua Kuo Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 As an expanding community and a field that keeps attracting scholars from various disciplines, STS seems to have been seeking consensus—on its definition, orientation, and scope and on the ways in which science and...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “consensusing,” that is, the idea that the consensus-oriented dialogue and cultural ties go hand in hand, has been central to the Copenhagen school of science cafés. The crucial metaphor used in the so-called manifesto of the Danish science cafés is “bridge-building between techno-science and society” ( Balling...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nuclear power decisions in Japan; and A detailed `internalist' analysis of two consensus conferences in Taiwan, on surrogate motherhood and prenatal testing; Despite these very different substantive foci, contexts and analytical perspectives, there is a striking East–West convergence of...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 June 2012
... risks becomes even more difficult because of the “counterfeit” consensus in society achieved by such practices. This criticism is also consistent with the point that Harry M. Collins and Robert Evans (2002) made in proposing “the third wave of science studies.” As described above, Matsumoto's...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
... “public sphere,” criticizes the consensus conferences in science and technology held in Japan. The author regards the PUS movement as significant, in that it corrects Habarmas' observation that in the modern societies the “system” which instrumental rationality and formalized knowledge occupy has been...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
... see eye to eye on any aspects of assimilation, whether purpose, method, or meaning. The . . . colonial government proved to be sorely lacking in both the vision and the political, financial, and ideological capital needed to maneuver a consensus. Regarding the spiritual assimilation of the...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... religious groups and environmental NGOs. Their concern lay in how to represent public opinion. They demanded the installing of a national bioethics committee as a formal public body that would produce a social consensus on emerging bioethical issues. These efforts were not successfully reflected in the...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... nuclear policy, and many experts were of the opinion that the conference was an unsuitable setting for substantial discussion. 4 Pickett commented that the conference could not even achieve consensus on the goal of the conference itself, meaning that the participants were unable to enter intensive...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... pointed out the ethical and social concerns around BMI technology and its social applications in their presentation at the workshop. The report of the workshop concluded that the construction of a “social consensus” is essential and should be at the forefront of concerns when BMI is introduced into...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., subsistence livelihoods, and social conflict—become the subject of global knowledge-making and politicking? How does the knowledge produced by international scientific communities and the consensus forged by global political agreements acquire legitimacy and force in local environmental and cultural contexts...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... lost its force to mobilize the masses, and the antifascist political agenda that Ōuchi and others advocated became obsolete. In the 1980s, Japan's so-called economic miracles amazed the world and engendered the myth of Japanese consensus to prioritize economic development over democratic social changes...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... incorporeal transformations attributed to bodies” ( Deleuze and Guattari 1987 : 88). For policy makers, this motley assortment did not make consensus easy, because common beliefs and interests were hard to find. Furthermore, some individuals belonged to more than one group, and some groups overlapped. The...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... media coverage and soon became an important political issue. Despite some intensive debates, however, the two sides could not reach consensus. Through the coordination of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Health and Welfare, BBA was passed in 2003. While it has many drawbacks...