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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mareile Flitsch Knowledge organisation, embodiment of knowledge and knowledge representation are important issues for an anthropology of technology, which seeks to explore the ways in which people find and shape everyday solutions to social and technical challenges. This article discusses the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... socioeconomic transformations and the changes in uses and perceptions of the physical body among Koreans. This article uses a phenomenological theoretical framework to look at the narratives of embodiment of young Koreans that have had experiences with aesthetic surgery. The research examines the hypotheses...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Christopher F. Jones; Shi-Lin Loh; Kyoko Satō The nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima in the spring of 2011, according to countless media and government analyses, were a failure of Japan: collusive ties between regulators and industry prevented proper enforcement, the nation's nuclear engineers embodied...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... processes. It allows individuals to present their views as whole pictures, complete with inherent ambiguities and complexities. Embodied, holistic views stem from mutual understanding of everyday events shared among members of a society. Everyday understanding relies on common sense, a spontaneous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... development for Tibetan medicine in exile at large, and for its most powerful institution, the Men-Tsee-Khang, in particular. The outcome of wider exile Tibetan political aspirations, Sowa Rigpa's “embodiment” as a medical system also has direct medical and pharmaceutical dimensions, manifesting most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... national and transcendent pan-Asian ethnic identities by constructing regional populations as dynamic probabilistic clusters over time. This paper focuses on how the Pan-Asian SNP Consortium (PASNP) of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO), the first inter-Asian genomics collaboration, embodied a revival of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Working clinicians who discern and classify pathological processes employ a semiotics of qualities to establish the value, or practical and ethical significance, of bodily signs. The embodied perceptiveness of pulse reading in Chinese medicine is thus understood as an engagement with qualities. As such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 551–553.
Published: 01 December 2009
... case studies Taiwan has yet produced in the STS field. While the key concepts, such as “embodiment” and “tacit knowledge,” are borrowed from Western scholarship, the author convincingly sets the theories in the local context. Yang scrutinizes the blending of theoretical knowledge and local tacit...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... understand the ways in which the idea of the body is modified, altered, and regulated. Eduardo Zachary Albrecht's article, “Embodying Progress: Aesthetic Surgery and Socioeconomic Change in South Korea,” addresses interrelated issues of social progress and aesthetic enhancement, exploring narratives of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2008
... embodied by the agents of American nation-building projects, often male, middle-class engineers, who displayed the zeal of secular missionaries for their work. Equally important is his treatment of the ambivalence of racial assumptions. Certainly, the characterization of other peoples as inferior is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2012
... return” (「以農業培養工業,以工業滅殺農業」) (2). He believes this has led to a general disrespect for the natural environment—with profound consequences for future generations. In his view, Taiwan's petrochemical industry is “the embodiment of exploitation” (3). But he also believes there is great potential for change...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 June 2014
... tradition. This view renders historical depth to their analysis of self-care. An individual exercising for health reasons is also a living vehicle embodying the cultural meanings in which he or she is immersed. In this sense, the authors reject the idea of universality and singularity of “the body” that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 495–501.
Published: 01 December 2018
... abstract rules by which the information is archived. The historicity of these rules is thus embodied in an assemblage by which the state maintains its historical stance toward the person. So, the notion of the human, throughout these articles, remains resolutely abstract and perhaps reaches its logical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... rationalist conceptual form which does not naturally bring out any embodied and habituated cultural dimensions of such processes ( Butler 1999 ; Bourdieu 1991 ; Welsh et al. 2007 ; Wynne 2001 ). Levidow's analysis of different aspects of the EU controversy over GM crops and foods probably most clearly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 151–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... characteristic even of predominantly high-tech environments in the wealthy economies, where it is usually left to the anthropologist or the cultural historian to observe embodied memories of earlier challenges or sensibilities, or preferences for “old-fashioned” techniques in certain contexts. Yet, as Mareile...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Abraham’s positioning of the Indian citizen in a database society. Toyo Ito’s (2000) android body in architecture is evoked in the physicality and flows of Baas’s hybridized bodybuilders in India and Montoya’s embodied sociality of gay support groups in Vietnam. Though these versions are quite divergent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... system of South Asian classical medicine that is also a spiritual-philosophical practice predicated on embodied knowledge. Knowledge economies are based on the manipulation of information, an intangible object produced when knowledge and associated practices are purportedly standardized and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... I then discuss the idea of “situated science” and “science in place.” Using the work of Christopher Henke, Donna Haraway, and Evelyn Fox Keller, I look at the importance of knowledge and activity as subjective and embodied practices. This opens up different ways of knowing science as a product of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... embodied in speech and text” (19). Dumit uses a combination of ethnography (of pharmaceutical conferences and a presentation of his own findings back to the pharmaceutical industry), media analysis (of pharmaceutical advertising and communication documents), and interviews with patients, physicians, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... necessary to take into account not just structural power and violence but also an assemblage of sociohistorically situated discourses, practices, and institutions of modernities and humanisms that constitute medical professionals as the embodied subjects that they are: in everyday clinical practice and in...