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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... concerns the interrelationship of the body and technology. Human enhancement is about applying science and technology to expand our cognitive and physical capacities. Enhancement technologies point to interventions to improve human functions or characteristics beyond what is necessary to sustain health...
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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): 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 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Hsiao-pei Yen Chu Ping-yi , ed., Zhongguoshi xinlun: Keji yu Zhongguo shehui fence 中國史新論 : 科技與中國社會分冊 [ New Perspectives on Chinese History: Science, Technology, and Chinese Society ] Taipei: Academia Sinica and Lianjing chubanshe , 2010 . 528 pp . NT $680 . Wei Chunjuan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... science and technology studies (STS) by focusing on the governance of science and technology and public engagement in Japan. First, I will discuss the interaction and development of several STS research groups in Japan since the 1980s and outline the process by which the venue for the Society for Social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 319–321.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Angela Ki Che Leung Bray Francesca , Technology, Gender and History in Imperial China: Great Transformations Reconsidered London : Routledge , 2013 . 296 pp . $155.00 hardcover, $51.95 paperback © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 As the title of its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 2008 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Over the course of some 30 years of economic reforms, China has adopted a wide array of policies designed to enhance its technological capability and foster growth. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
... concludes that the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere cannot be understood simply as the result of war; it was significantly shaped by powerful modern communications technologies. Such technologies, he insists, enhance governmental control and corporate leverage and can even cause chaos. One of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 129–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and dysfunction of various social decision-making processes and enhance their quality. Since policy and participation are liable to become coupled with each other in the science-technology-society interface ( Juraku et al. 2007 ), the two frontiers are associated with each other to a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... garnering public support for S&T. White papers from this time promoted the “implementation of science and technology policy with the collaboration of society, in which the people raise issues, including how to enhance people's participation and how to incorporate their opinions in the policies” (2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 385–388.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Maiko Watanabe Tachi Kaoru ed., [ Techno/Bio Politics: Contemporary Science, Medicine and Technology ] Tokyo : Sakuhinsha , 2008 . 294 pp. ¥2,625. 30 11 2008 30 11 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Warwick Anderson This introduction to a special issue on Emergent Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Southeast Asia describes the scope of the essays, the character of the region, and the potential relations of science and technology studies, area studies, and postcolonial studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sun Sun Lim Using technology domestication theory as the analytical framework, this paper discusses the findings of ethnographic interviews with middle class families in China and South Korea, comparing how they incorporate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into their lives. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 381–396.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-products that would compete with its contractors. As a consequence, TSMC has continuously increased its market share and subsequently enhanced its technological development capabilities by investing a large part of its revenue in R&D ( Chen 2003 ; Mathews 1995 ). TSMC, originally labeled as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 151–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... control, misery and pleasure. The five articles in this special issue offer a spectrum of insights into how families in East Asia today, including not only sophisticated urbanites but also struggling villagers, use technology to create or enhance networks of intimacy that can help them to survive and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... enhance the national or regional prestige of parts of the world that are usually treated as bit players by the mainstream discipline? Or seeking to investigate non-Western forms of scientific or technological practice—how a society built and understood and attempted to control the world it inhabited...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... negotiation and reordering around conflicting ideas of progress and development. Nowhere is it more evident than in the daily practices of living and working with old and new technologies. Scientists, mechanics, physicians, and farmers whom anthropologists encounter in the field see development, uniqueness...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Tzung-De Lin As the boundary between science/technology and society has gradually become permeable, and as science and technology have become subject to societal interrogation, more and more interdisciplinary collaboration has emerged as a way to not only encourage innovation but also engage the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
... plans, like its economic plans, were adopted from past administrations. The Division of Technology Management was set up under the Ministry of Construction in 1958, and the liberal party pledged the enhancement of science promotion for the 1960 presidential election.  3 Technology measures...