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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 641–644.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Iam-Chong Ip Choy Timothy , Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in Hong Kong Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . 224 pp . $22.95 22 8 2012 22 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Hong Kong is awash in comparison. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... interests us in this article are not free-floating, discursive representations of tradition and modernity. Rather, we wish to highlight the role of ethnography to show how rice is situated within dynamic relations of materiality and agency that inform sociotechnical encounters. We ask, for example, how do...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Tsuyoshi Hondou Mai Suzuki 鈴木 舞, Kagaku kantei no esunogurafī: Nyūjīrando niokeru houkagaku raboratorī no jissen 科学鑑定のエスノグラフィ ニュージーランドにおける法科学ラボラトリーの実践 [ An Ethnography of Forensic Science: Practices in the Forensic Laboratories of New Zealand ] Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Chris Kortright Through an ethnography of the C 4 Rice Project's sorghum experiment in the Philippines, this article analyzes particular practices in experimental rice fields and how rice researchers understand their work through specific material practices and engagements with the plants...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
... bridges. Fasheng (“voicing”) has to do with Taiwan's long-held desire for world recognition as a state. This paper is an ethnography of globalization and the state that traces how Taiwan created a regulatory resolution through the idea of bridging and how this “voice” was articulated through various...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in the five articles that follow. 26 12 2011 31 5 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. ethnography comparative method mobility relationality...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... qualitative evaluation medical semiotics clinical ethnography Picture a Chinese medical clinic. Each patient in turn sits down at a corner of the doctor's desk, hands over his case record booklet and registration number for the day, and offers his hand, inner side of wrist up, on the small pillow...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Sea; Hokkaido; and Okinawa. The disciplines investigated include not just the obvious field sciences, such as archaeology, ethnography, geography, cultural anthropology, and marine biology, but also history and pharmacology. The time span is from the late nineteenth century to the 1960s, the last two...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... advance in, or return to, the old order of things. Like anthropologists and social theorists, they want to make sense of things, build new social forms and future prospects. In this vein I reread some of my own recent work, as well as providing an ethnographic reading of new ethnographies and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
...-network theory with its distributed agency has led some social thought away from epistemological and cognitive abstractions to encourage a return to history and ethnography. In this turn to the concrete and the particular, the authors display a certain agnosticism about theory and universals. More...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., within ethnographic STS work, how to reconstruct the global context of one's own situated study is itself the topic of much discussion. Such discussion often flies under the banner of “multisited ethnography” (see Hine 2007 ), a notion that is also pertinent to the research practices underlying this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., and concludes that keitai could not only destroy the old border but also structure the emergent technosocial order. Chapter 11, “Ethnography of the Use of Keitai Camera” (by Daisuke Okabe/Mizuko Ito) introduces a new way to use a keitai camera for “personal archiving” (for example: visual and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Biological Programme, which I could only touch on in the book; fortunately, Joanna Radin will soon complete her Penn dissertation on this topic (see also Kwa 1987 ). It would also be helpful to have an ethnography of the Institute of Medical Research—which the anthropologist Alice Street ( 2009 ) has begun...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 269–271.
Published: 01 June 2014
... University of Chicago, and Qicheng Zhang, a Chinese philologist at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. Their data is drawn from questionnaires, interviews, and ethnography of residents in the West City District of Beijing. In addition to this book, the collaboration between Farquhar and Zhang has yielded...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 197–199.
Published: 01 June 2018
... from multispecies ethnographies, to multinaturalism, ontological politics, and poststructural-relational approaches more broadly. All the issues published so far have grown out of international workshops held in Japan such as “The Human and the Social” (Tokyo, 2011), “Translational Movements...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... this area. The collection of articles in the edited volume Healing at the Periphery: Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India ( Pordié forthcoming ) gives a good representation of the contemporary position of amchi practice in Ladakh. 2 Through his work first with LNP and later through his own...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Sagli follows Vinciane Despret ( 2004 ) and Bruno Latour ( 2004 ), who in turn are building on William James' writings on emotion. She describes in a careful ethnography that outlines, step by step, five stages of body techniques, exercises of the imagination, and the corresponding sensory experiences...
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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 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... concerns and possibilities for practical action. More than giving us yet another critique of environmentalism or eco-Marxism, she wants to enrich our imaginations through her extraordinary ethnography and remarkable talent for storytelling. Taking a break from “railing at” (3) the capitalism that has...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... being taken? Everett Yuehong Zhang’s ethnography about the impotence epidemic provides rich data and insightful analysis of these important but overlooked issues, and it furthers our understanding of the complexity and dynamics of post-Mao transformation. The book is divided into two parts. In the...