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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
... infrastructure in significant ways. Yet, the utility of networks depended on overcoming communication difficulties and trust barriers and the adoption of a learning-by-doing attitude. This research combines quantitative data and ethnographic fieldwork. In the conclusion, I discuss the broader implications of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... depend on the ways that technical and cultural control is negotiated between continents and on the interest shown by the global scientific community in the value of taijiquan for understanding health and well-being. 20 6 2008 10 3 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 9–15.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., negating the veracity of dependency theory. This tendency will continue until eventually equality is attained, provided that techno-nationalism never regains its formerly overwhelming power. 2 12 2010 23 08 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Techno-nationalism techno...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... dependence on world mathematics, and a revival of ancient Chinese mathematics has not occurred. 28 3 2011 19 9 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Wu Wen-Tsun (Wu Wenjun) mechanization of mathematics nationalism historicism Ernest Gellner Ancient Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... connected their research with cultural nationalism. Depending on their respective career patterns, they had different ideas about research objects, methods, and the very nature of science. A central figure in this essay is the Korean taxonomist Seok Ju-myeong 石宙明 (1908–50), who found in nationalism a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... beyond it. Their ability to do so depended, however, on the specific circumstances that prevailed in the individual, asylum, and coolie town, and their agency was expressed in relation to the colonial system rather than independent of it. 27 5 2015 14 9 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 255–273.
Published: 01 June 2010
... literatus, whose livelihood and social status depended on his production of knowledge in written form. 7 10 2009 31 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of any state to exploit the value of the future knowledge economy will be limited. In an era of globalization, state boundaries are inherently porous to flows of knowledge and finance, and the capture of the value generated by innovation is heavily dependent on ownership. In this context, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., technique, population, disease, DNA, and customized medicine, depending on the context of research and presentation. The growing network of contingent associations among a constellation of scientific objects and values, I argue, transmits feelings of corporeal vulnerability and expectations for a new...
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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): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... demonstrates that the transformation of Jatropha-based fuel from invention to commercial transaction was facilitated by a series of incremental collaborations, which lasted different amounts of time depending on the context. The article suggests that the local institutional context plays a crucial role in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... analyze how gender appears more or less noticeably in the discursive construction of CS professional identities depending on contexts. This study calls for more careful attention to the processes through which the constructed symbolic hierarchies of geek over nongeek are mediated by unequal structures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 December 2007
... boundary between center and periphery. I liked Daiwie's provisional conclusion that, given the inequality of power, analytical categories like center and periphery, and notions such as dependency and dominion, should not be considered to be totally meaningless or as something that we should abandon. I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... had previously required ten to twenty days by boat could now be undertaken within thirty-two hours—but also an essential component of their plan to reduce China's dependency upon foreign rice. Statistical surveys undertaken by government bureaus like the Central Bureau of Statistics in Nanjing, its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... rethinks the very meaning of the terms world market and occupational hazards . To be or not to be nuclear, that is the question at the heart of the book. This ontological challenge led the author to forge a neologism: nuclearity . As she posits, the application of the label “nuclear” depends on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 397–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
...-dependent entities as independent, or, more accurately, in a state of “epistemic independency.” To support Keller's point, in this essay I argue that genes are neither ontologically nor epistemically independent. First, I briefly point out two reasons for the apparent independency of genes. Second, I refute...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... needs in a self-sufficient manner for the country, whereas for others it is another way of making Indonesia completely dependent on outside interests, including the need to buy uranium and import nuclear expertise and materials. Waste will also need to be exported, creating another dependency on outside...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the copper mines became exhausted at a time when progress of domestic production made the archipelago less dependent on its imports. The first chapter, by Imai Noriko, gives a general overview of the production, refining, and trade of copper, as well as its uses in Japan, including issuance of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 571–575.
Published: 01 December 2008
... human-dependent approach. With well-documented descriptions of such engineering practices at the Marshall Center, Chapter One provides the story of how the engineering culture at the Marshall Center held out against the external pressure during the early 1960s; however, eventually, in the late 1960s, it...