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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 9-24.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., it narrows the field of qualities available to the touch in conventional and historically authorized ways, while still relying on a qualitative excess. In spite of a widespread interest in providing objectively proven, evidence-based medicine both in China and in North America, this article suggests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 391-415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... elements of biomedical experimentation in the laboratory and the clinic to provide evidence of medical value, and (3) link Ayurvedic and biomedical categories to address the health needs of cosmopolitan consumers. Intellectual property rights play a peculiar role in the reformulation strategy since...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (4): 453-474.
Published: 01 December 2009
... nineteenth-century homicide case drawn from Yilibu's “Elementary Models for Studying Cases” (1838) to examine the observational and analytical procedures used in inquests to transform effects of violence on a body into evidence for adjudication. Not only did these techniques reinforce relationships of power...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 485-506.
Published: 01 December 2008
... opens itself up to all of the criticisms that have been made of biomedical models of menopause insensitive to local variations in women's experience. Furthermore, there is no evidence that modernising Chinese medical interpretations of menopause have increased its effectiveness in clinical practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 525-543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... illustrates the complex outcomes of globalisation processes, resulting in the establishment of different hybrids. There is evidence of the transmission of simplified systems promoted by the Chinese government; of innovative adaptations, developed to suit Western needs; and practices that appear to have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2009) 3 (2-3): 367-383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... particular the paper engages with the implicit utopian vision of a regenerative bioeconomy evident in the Biopolis project. Biopolis is a site which brings together local and imported scientific expertise with the biological productivity of the multi-ethnic Singaporean population, who are understood as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (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 (2019) 13 (2): 257-277.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., should not be judged as per se illegitimate or relegated simply to political actions. I will argue in this article, with the evidence from cases involving nonexperts in scientific truth making, that a different set of prescriptive rules is more warranted: lay citizens should not be denied participation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 29-49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... their bodies. In particular, it is evident in the embodied practices of Korean youths, such as the relatively recent popularization of aesthetic surgery. Thus, through surgical technologies the body is made to be more economically “productive” and may better contribute to the progress of the country as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (3): 291-313.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Christine Y. L. Luk This article aims to put Hong Kong on the map of East Asia's biotech studies by identifying the major themes of biotech innovation specific to the city-state's colonial past and postcolonial present and future. I provide evidence of a concerted effort led by biologist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 505-528.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., evident in large public protests, made the issue highly newsworthy. For many people the news media represent their main source of information on GM and the issues surrounding it. The news media are able to influence the public agenda by making some issues more salient in the minds of the public. Moreover...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 461-477.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., material efforts to improve the quality of goods and products China produces. As this article demonstrates, this process is evident in the rise of high-quality rice from the northeast of China. Recognizing that much of the rice China has grown over the past few decades has been poor quality (but high...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (1): 57-79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 complementary and alternative medicine correlativity evidence-based medicine decentering STS Chinese medicine Central and Eastern Europe political economy What can Chinese Medicine (CM) offer science, technology, and society...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (1): 151-153.
Published: 01 March 2019
... same forensic evidence. She also discusses approaches to resolve such differences. Following the discussions in the previous chapters, in chapter 7 Suzuki sets out the specific characteristics of the forensic science laboratory by comparing it with other laboratories in conventional science that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (3): 417-419.
Published: 01 September 2017
... criticism in particular recurs in several of these articles—namely, of the paucity of empirical evidence supporting my “position.” Let me say from the start that this criticism is clearly warranted. Before my article might even be considered to constitute an argument, or to elaborate a “position,” it would...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 377-392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... decade later were confident that he was in fact none other than the prince, alive and well. The physical resemblance of the prince and the mendicant in local eyes was soon supported by additional evidence. The sannyasi had such an extensive knowledge of the Roy family, its history, and the estate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 549-550.
Published: 01 December 2018
... STS scholars and scientists from various disciplines, and that culminated in the largest and most science-intensive lawsuit in the judicial history of Taiwan. During a lengthy trial about responsibility for illness caused by industrial pollution, many unexpected pieces of evidence were scrutinized and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 335-337.
Published: 01 June 2019
... suspect’s testimony was officially made part of Thai police procedures.” Moreover, once the technology became available, reenactments were photographed. These photographs then became evidence, “carrying with them the epistemological weight of fact,” and they could “be transported and used as proof in police...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (3): 467-473.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... As far as I know, there is no historical evidence to support this assertion, either in other historians' works or in Hyôdô's own book. In fact, scattered and fragmentary evidence suggest otherwise. In the mid-eighteenth century, diaries kept by a samurai family living in Edo mentioned about 250...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (3): 453-455.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Chiou, and particularly Kevin Chien-Chang Wu is more suspicious of expertise' neutrality and the fact that science can be objective. Michael Lynch uses the development of DNA evidence to demonstrate how its “objective” appearance and durability over time has shaken the court's application of “finality...