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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 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... with local data sets, and where possible, encompassed local knowledge, practice and concerns. Furthermore, data from previous government studies were revisited and appraised in new ways. A number of mechanisms that facilitated critical reflection on the study design and interpretation of results were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... peripheries. The waves can be detected on the seismographs at the antipodes, and networked observatories throughout the earth can communicate their data with one another. While earth sciences have been deployed globally, however, they have interacted with socio-political contexts ( Miller and Edwards 2001...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Iven Francis Tao As Chinese medicine is going global, it is simultaneously adapting swiftly to local patterns of perception and interpretation, thereby being shaped into hitherto unknown forms. The globalization of Chinese medicine produces multiple localized visions of a healing system whose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Alfred J. Montoya This article explores the collection, compilation and circulation of contested quantitative data within an emerging HIV/AIDS apparatus in Vietnam, a United States–led apparatus that prioritizes indicators of performance, fiscal efficiency, and quantitative measures of program...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... drugs in the Japanese market. In 1998, adoption of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) E5 guidelines by the United States, European Union, and Japan cleared the way for the use of data generated in one member region to be used in another for drug regulatory approval purposes—a practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... be No. 18 These flexible interpretations of being Asian, as having a shared continental ethnic origin, national genetic identity, or local ethnicity, are possible through data abstraction. Quantification and abstraction allow for a space of discourse seemingly distanced from politics and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... follows, I examine changes in medical practices and explore the process of and factors behind the popularization of medicine. Given the sources, it is not possible to compile time series data to show at a glance the great changes that took place in medical practices during the latter half of the Chosŏn...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and fits biomedical models of menopause, but is intrinsically fragile. Not only can the patchwork that sustains this narrative easily be deconstructed (as for instance in this article) but having attached itself to a distinctive interpretation of ageing—universal, biological and chauvinist—it also...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 323–345.
Published: 01 April 2014
... gynecology practitioners in Japan, as well as gynecology practitioners in Taiwan, South Korea, Britain, France, and the United States. Comparative analysis of these data by employing the concept of genderscript revealed that multilayered and interrelated inscriptions of gendered norms and relations provided...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
... connected, and influenced by contextual forces. Following this framework, my analysis includes both quantitative and ethnographic data. I intend to construct an interpretive account of the Chinese nanotech journey grounded with rich process-oriented data (see Langley 2007 ). This approach is capable of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the “everyday technology approach” and background information about the field site, the author next gives a brief historical description of the electrification process in rural China. The third part is dedicated to the ethnographic data concerning five appliances: electric light, water pump, TV...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... primarily depends on a variety of data elicited from observation, interviews, and various literatures. In the discussion section, I raise questions concerning how we should understand public participation differently in STS and how the Internet age brings us new forms of politics and participation. 04...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., providing the context in which the third-party verification technology emerges. Data were sourced from public documents and interviews. Drawing on concepts of governmentality and biolegality within Andrew Barry's framework of “technological society,” the author argues that Doublehelix constructs the sense...
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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 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Stephan Kloos This article analyzes the history and development of Tibetan medicine in exile from the perspective of the pervasive Tibetan exile narrative of preservation and loss. Through combined ethnographic and historical data, it shows how the preservation of traditional Tibetan medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Judith Farquhar Opening with a contrast between the pulse-reading practices of traditional Chinese medicine doctors in clinics and the objective data on pulses provided by the electronic pulsometer, this discussion analyzes the qualitative judgments involved in medical diagnosis and therapy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
... as a symbolic marker of social and cultural identity. Based on ethnographic data collected in the Ngari, Kham, and Amdo regions of Tibet, the author assesses continuity and change in notions of identity and forms of practice among Bon medical practitioners as they react to the forces of modernity in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... approaches to inquiry can either mutually supplement or contradict each other. Even in a contradicting situation, the tension urges the researcher to seek a more comprehensive interpretation with additional data. To analyze critical characteristics of collaboration in this regard, we focus our analysis...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... scene, organ donation and brain death are interpreted through economic practices. 27 12 2011 01 12 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Bioeconomy justification organ transplantation brain death controversy Organ transplantation has been debated since the 1960s...