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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... This paper further aims to deepen our understanding of enhancement technology by showing how the plastic surgery discourse in South Korea demonstrates the permeability of the boundaries between therapy and enhancement, bodily and social enhancement, and the individual and collective body. While the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... done for therapeutic purposes, in the sense that lost bodily functions were replaced and restored. And yet at the same time those therapeutic interventions resulted in the enhancement of his capabilities. This special issue brings together original scholarly articles whose research concerns the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Masato Fukushima This article provides a theoretical basis for reconsidering current discussions on the relation between the body, technology, and enhancement. Using the conceptual distinctions of model 1 (which is based on the notion of the unmediated body and technology) and model 2 (which begins...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... biotechnologise democracy. To some extent, participatory technology assessment (TA) exercises anticipated, stimulated or reinforced policy changes which enhance the state's accountability for regulatory frameworks—but not for its commitment to a specific innovation trajectory. Pervasive tensions have arisen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... promote enhanced yields and production of irrigated rice through improved seed germplasm and other technologies of development. The Tapo-Memo scheme and the initiative known as “Seeds of Life” illustrate contrasting engagements with technoscientific development. We adopt three intersecting anthropological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... migration to the United States and Europe was enhanced by changes to immigration law in and following 1965. Even before this change, however, Korean nurses began traveling abroad for further education and professional development, with the Korean War opening up numerous opportunities consistent with such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... political and/or technical control by enhancing the participatory process and facilitating further attention to the contextual dimensions of planned outcomes. These are then couched in terms of a collectively agreed set of objectives whose integrative character is more conducive to effective outcomes than...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the authors elicit and describe the opinions of sixty-one Japanese life-science researchers on the ethical and social issues surrounding the science of mind and behavior. The results reveal significant diversity of opinions, especially when the subject was the genetic “enhancement” and “medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 153–160.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Asian Community. Thus, we examine the current situation of EASTS by conducting a network analysis on highly frequent keywords in two STS journals. The results exhibited different tendencies observed in topics and fields even between the two STS journals' community. In East Asia, we should enhance our...
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 1 Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's technology use Fig. 1. Photo of apartment in Beijing where family locates the computer in the shared study to enhance parental supervision of children's More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 December 2007
... important debates in bioethics. Can we design and construct a “better embryo” to make a healthy, beautiful, and intelligent child? Can we recombine our own genes to enhance our physical and mental abilities? Although these questions seem somewhat fictional, they are becoming more and more real after the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 7.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the author on the one hand and the reader and the reviewer on the other. The author, the reviewer, and the reader are thus connected to one another. Our book review section will endeavor to enhance and multiply the avenues for connection and communication. However, communication has never been a one...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... important means of enhancing the reputation of Japanese medicine within an emergent international scientific community. And at the same time, this international prestige no doubt fed back into and enhanced their domestic authority as paragons of Japanese national prowess. But in her narrative, language...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to be a serious problem. Other issues such as the “enhancement” of human ability are also controversial. Even though the potential dangers associated with machine-based enhancement are still unclear, there are hopes of expanding future applications such as storage devices for external memory or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... The six have different ideas about fieldwork and use varying approaches. By simply presenting various forms of fieldwork, they hope to enhance readers’ understanding of the topic (even to the degree of helping the practical task of improving the methodology of fieldwork). So, what do they offer...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... elsewhere. Addressing the more general problem of the globalization of science and technology, fashioning a thoroughly postcolonial analysis of technoscience, enhances the scope and discursive power of the discipline, even if it leaves most state policy makers cold. It will be interesting to see how this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 627–628.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., about the large-scale rural–urban migration and mobility of the population, employment, the internet, and so on. The empowerment of people not only enhances the micro-power of the individual and changes the power structure—it also improves the quality of state power. This is reflected in the Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... STS was held in Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. This conference was organized by Yōichirō Murakami and there were 245 Japanese participants and 127 foreign STS researchers (including invited speakers.) This conference enhanced exchange among several STS research groups in Japan and promoted international...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... it provided to the improvements it made to one's constitution, indicating a shift from a passive concept to a more progressive concept of health. Guo also finds that as the war intensified, advertising paid more attention to wine's alleged enhancement of bodily vigor and of the country's well-being...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 June 2012
... rethink the current status of STS and offers an attractive tool to make our applications of concepts and approaches more accountable. While some readers may well disagree with the author's orientation toward enhanced accountability for social decisions regarding technoscience, many would agree with his...