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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... representative democracy. Amidst proposals for participation, there are diverse models of what would count as a democratic assessment of technology ( Joss 1998 : 4). According to a survey of participatory technology assessment (TA) exercises, these rarely have a demonstrable impact on political decision-making...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and also demanded the democratic control of new biotechnologies. However, the Hwang Woo-suk scandal and the increased bureaucratic control of research that followed have challenged the development of a more democratic mode of governance. Through ethnographic methods, this article seeks to understand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... political theory and philosophy, which would throw due historical perspective on the deeper forces shaping scientific understandings and normative representational performances of its `democratic' publics. Brian Wynne is Professor of Science Studies and Associate Director of the UK ESRC Centre...
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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 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Australian governments as an issue to address for effective renewable energy transitions, current policy responses addressing community engagement are analysed for their adequacy to ensure such transitions in a context of democratic legitimacy and fairness and the issues of place-based local communities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... paper within postauthoritarian Indonesia, this paper observes how shifts towards democratic change has allowed a network of civil society groups to organize resistance against nuclear power both at the national and local levels. The paper also highlights the way in which civic epistemology guides...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... neighborhoods of the city. Embedded in the analysis is the discussion of the democratization of expertise in urban infrastructure. The case study shows that rather than challenging the dominant urban water management discourse, community participation coexists with the state and the private sector and coshapes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... and articulates a liberal democratic version of “biolegality” as described by Michael Lynch and Ruth McNally. It goes on to consider briefly various (political) philosophies (liberalism and communitarianism) and law enforcement models (due process and crime control models). The main part of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
... authorship republic of science democratization of science collaborative project governance collaborative platform governance 關鍵字: 公民科學 眾包 同儕生產 星系動物園 資源分配 開放近用 學術論文作者 科學共和國 科學民主化 協作計畫之治理 協作平台之治理 In the past ten years, web-based crowdsourced citizen-science projects have mushroomed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
...-wage businesses, and transform it to a more equitable one, by eliminating low-wage jobs and creating high-wage ones. At the same time, these economists promoted a new consumer culture, both democratic and economically rational, in which individuals lived in a private nuclear family and spent for their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... their democratic foundation, and to implement new practices of public participations to create strong civil societies. Such efforts extend to the field of science and technology policy-making, which has been dominated by elites and experts, but has now become the touchstone to examine the depth of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 March 2010
... facilitate communication among stakeholders and encourage multiple regulatory mechanisms. The result would mean the birth of a “technological citizenship,” substituting democratic technoscience for credulous faith in or diehard opposition to genetic development. Genes on the Scale proposes a curriculum...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 237–241.
Published: 01 December 2007
... was `unnecessarily' democratic. They showed the `wisdom' of implementing German law. Indeed, not only law but also the Japanese academic setting in general was designed following the German one, reflecting the backwardness of the society. So, for example, the German philosophical trends of Kant, Hegel...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
... has been remarkably transformed. Reformasi created a new sociopolitical environment whereby democratic principles became the rules of the game. For several years, democratic transitions brought about a wholesale change in the political landscape that took place from the central government in Jakarta...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 329–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... shows, the authoritarian regime found it difficult to proceed in this fashion after the late 1980s because of political democratization, environmentalism, and economic liberalization. The expansion of the petrochemical industry, including plans for naptha-cracking plants 5–8, has gradually encountered...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., engage with, and oversee government policies and functions. This attitude was not simply a leftover habit of technocracy that dated back to authoritarianism before the democratization of Taiwan in the late 1980s and 1990s. It was deeply entrenched, and it insisted on the exclusive claim of expertise by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... suppressed civil rights on behalf of national interests, the STS literature on nationalism in S&T has seen developmental nationalism promoted by the authoritarian regime as marginalizing more democratic views of S&T. Yet, as Gottweis and Kim (2010) suggested, nationalism can be constructed in many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
... groups played a crucial role in the democratization of the country by multiplying the forms of protest. At that time, even if in most cases the dictatorship remained the activists' main concern, various themes entered the public debate or were renewed. The theories propounded in Western countries to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... done by the new Democrat government (Japan Democratic Party [JDP]), which replaced the conservative Liberal and Democratic Party (LDP) in 2009. Citizens question the ability of this inexperienced government, especially in time of emergency. But we need to point out a crucial twist in Japan's nuclear...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
...). In addition, by referring to the case of the Monju nuclear power plant incidents, I will show that the Japanese society is now shifting from a technocratic model to a more democratic model in decision making in science and technology. This transition has been in parallel with the shift from the...