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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of this jolt of information. Wrapped up in my own thoughts about fieldwork and research, I had certainly forgotten that moment until now. Place-names such as Fukushima and Tōhoku need little introduction today. Following the disasters that unfolded in Japan on 11 March 2011, people around the world...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... slowed down by the Three Mile Island (1979) and Chernobyl (1986) accidents. The Three Mile Island accident did not provoke much stir in South Korea, and even the Chernobyl accident, the worst disaster that had yet occurred in the history of nuclear energy, did not decrease the momentum of the Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dung-sheng Chen After a brief summary of the rise of Taiwan's antinuclear movement, the author of this article investigates the differences between the public reaction to the Fukushima disaster in Taiwan and in Europe, using the tools provided by the study of the public perception of risk. Though...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the interview, constructing a narrative ahead of the conversation. One narrative that I was continually invited to contribute to could be called “the admirable stoicism of the Japanese in the face of natural disaster.” My role as a historian, I was signaled, was to help viewers or listeners...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., bioecological entanglements, and cultural flows; and (d) disaster and repair cycles, new and old cultural genres for coping, and structures of feelings. By citing the growing new anthropological STS ethnographic work in a variety of Asian locales, I suggest that new narratives and models are already out there...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 Introduction Daiwie Fu STS Implications of Japan's 3/11 Crisis Yuko Fujigaki and Togo Tsukahara Disasters as Change Agents: Three Earthquakes and Three Japans Gregory Clancey A Fukushima-Like Nuclear Crisis in Taiwan or a Nonnuclear Taiwan? Chang-Chuan...
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Published: 01 September 2011
Namazu to kaname-ishi (Namazu and the foundation stone). For a discussion of namazu-e (catfish prints), see Gregory Clancey's “Disasters as Change Agents.” Namazu to kaname-ishi (Namazu and the foundation stone). For a discussion of namazu-e (catfish prints), see Gregory Clancey's “Disasters More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Earthquake, the resulting tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 2011, scholars from diverse disciplines, including STS, have engaged in discussions of why the nuclear disaster came about in the way it did. Some scholars have sought to understand the nuclear disaster from historical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... unstoppable sweep of unleashed nature rendered humans desperate and stripped them of all hubris. The events of 3/11 devastated Japan's artifice in one fell swoop. This triple calamity represents a first in Japan's modern history, with the exception of wartime disasters. What strikes us is not only the number...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
... same kind of nuclear power facilities as those at Fukushima, we people in Taiwan and other East Asian societies have begun to worry about the “what ifs”: What if similar disasters hit the nuclear power plants along the coastlines of Taiwan, China, or South Korea? What if meltdowns occur in Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: chenyamei@ntu.edu.tw ) 26 05 2011 26 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 After the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan on 11 March 2011, one of the most severe nuclear disasters in history, registered at the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Chinese, Walker's interpretations are distinctive and stimulating. These cases are the ecological and medical disaster caused by the Ashio copper mine, the “it hurts, it hurts disease” ( itai itai byō イタイイタイ病) caused by cadmium poisoning, and the case of mercury poisoning known as Minamata disease...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2013
... flexibility. The disaster of March 11, 2011, had its origins in events well over a decade old. Chapter 8 looks at the events of March 11—causes, effects, and efforts to cope with the catastrophe. We are shown how and why that accident came to be a watershed for Japan's nuclear program. Although the author's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... politics and religion. In its heyday, the group had branches in sixteen of China's provinces. In addition to providing desperately needed help after disasters, it gave routine assistance to those in need. In 1922 the group proposed the Disaster Relief and Water Control on the Huai River Program, which was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
... risk in the campaign against sickness, disaster, terror, and environmental toxins. This may be seen especially clearly in the panic that surrounds the announcement of new flu strains. Early American reports about the recent outbreak of H1N1 influenza identified it with the Spanish flu and predicted...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 2016
... demographic disaster of the twentieth century” (61). She explores the different reactions within the region to this devastating disease, focusing on the ways indigenous populations, European health experts, and colonial bureaucracies attempted to deal with it. According to Walker, the influenza pandemic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and structures, the political system's response to disasters, the culture of the local people, as well as the physical energy radiated. On the other hand, seismic waves move quickly and globally, transcending the borders of empires and colonies, of centers and peripheries. The waves can be detected on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Taipei 101, or the Watercube in the Beijing Olympic Park? Take a look at this issue's cover, as EASTS invites you to enter a new world of East Asian innovation based on insights from Hsieh Ying-chun's (謝英俊) years of post-disaster reconstruction efforts in rural Taiwan and China. In September 1999, a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “counter-technocrat” 2 whose function was apparently to change nuclear policy from the inside. After the triple disaster of 3/11 in 2011, Yoshioka became more involved in the citizen’s movement on nuclear energy, finally becoming a representative of the Citizens’ Commission on Nuclear Energy (CCNE), a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
... earthquakes bring about the controversies, and probably this is not so far from the historical “fact.” To most readers, the ways in which the technology and knowledge of Japanese seismicity were discussed up to 1923 might be a less familiar topic than the very striking natural disaster of that year...