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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... on the features and function of these narratives. Then, it demonstrates how, in spite of their limitations, biases, and heterogeneity, these biographies of medical experts can provide crucial material for reconstructing the medical landscape at a specific time and place without limiting it to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dung-Sheng Chen; Chung-Yeh Deng Participatory technology assessment often holds sessions for experts to inform laypersons about scientific controversies. However, few studies examine how these laypersons perceive experts and make policy recommendations. The purpose of this study was to examine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... practical work, and diversity reduction team networking to situate the engineering vision. The notion of frame also highlights the dynamic, relational, and conjunctive constitution of the experts' knowledgeability. It is suggested that with more understanding of the interlocking mechanism of these frames...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Seyoung Hwang; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner In South Korea, bottom-up campaigns played a significant role in legislating the Bioethics and Biosafety Act. Formed of alliances between civic activists, NGOs, religious groups, and some individual experts, they shared the goal of bioethical legislation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of postwar decolonization and the short-lived milieu of scientific internationalism aspired by the United Nations and its specialized agencies. WHO's demand to outsource experts from developing countries was due to the lack of sources and enthusiasm of experts from Taiwan to participate in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mutsumi Inuma; Togo Tsukahara In this paper, the authors analyze the formation of a network of Indonesian nuclear experts. Their investigation of Indonesia's major institutions of nuclear engineering—the National Nuclear Energy Agency (Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional, BATAN), the Nuclear Energy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... lay versus expert roles—thus performing different models of the public. These dynamics can be analysed by linking critical theories of technology, deliberative democracy, performative interactions and neoliberal governance. 31 8 2006 22 7 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2007...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... political implications and corresponding analytical implications for STS. I suggest that the typical reduction of participation questions to ones of `what qualification do publics have for engagement in expert practices?' is a mistaken distraction from more important questions which not only much analytical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
...W. Calvin Ho; Benjamin Capps; Teck Chuan Voo In this paper, we attempt to elucidate a “public” that has emerged in response to the work of the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC)—an expert body appointed by the Singapore Government—that culminated in the publication of two reports relating to stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... an effective and constructive way to realize mid-stream modulation of emerging technology. We also discuss how to bridge the gap between the expert and public perception for BMI. 7 12 2009 7 12 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and technological problems. Recent research focussed upon the politics of such issues is used to clarify a critical epistemological role for non-expert community stakeholders building upon an earlier analysis of this case study. This public input can help resolve issues that escape traditional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jiri Hudecek The article attempts to theoretically explain the origins of the nationalist and historicist turn of the Chinese mathematician Wu Wen-Tsun (born 1919). Wu returned to China from France in 1951 as an internationally recognized expert on algebraic topology, but his career was frustrated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... development in Japan and subsequent contested discussions of children's posture, the article explores how new kinds of Japanese physique were envisioned by medical experts and state authorities. The postures of the schoolchildren were viewed as reflections of Japan's developing modernity in a variety of forms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... government officials, in the roles assumed by scientists and other experts, and in the methods used to persuade the citizenry. As a result, the United Kingdom has made far more progress toward legitimating stem cell research in the public mind, while South Korea has yet to overcome traumatic experiences with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... effectiveness. In Vietnam, as in many places, biological and behavioral surveillance data are virtually always incomplete and contestable, even as such data has become an essential driver of funding and programming. Experts in Vietnam have developed tentative systems by which such data are “negotiated” into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... collaborative expertise to counter government logic. Conceptually, this article analyzes recent discussions of public participation in STS and then highlights the indeterminacy of its participation and the mutual process of constructing scientific claims shared by protesters and experts. Empirically, this study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... expert knowledge and by connecting sites of agriculture and aquaculture with PV equipment workshops, these translators make heterogeneous human and nonhuman actors work in the same sociotechnical network, a symbiotic network of PV technologies, agriculture, and aquaculture. With the black-boxed objects...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). These strategies foreground specific personalities in an instrumentalization of experience, expert knowledges, and identity in a delicate balance between projecting strength and indicating urgent need. These strategies are played out in the realm of social media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... with Zhuang medicine experts, we puzzle over several instances of collecting and deploying information about a Zhuang medicine that is still hard to pin down. Contemplating the relatively short history of Zhuang medicine as a system, we ask questions about knowledge: What kinds of “wild” knowledge have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the mountain, forecasted its eruption and advised those living in the area to flee. Partly because of his advice, there was no loss of life. The key question posed in Ekō Yagi's Taiwa no ba o dezainsuru is related to this case: how can experts establish trust with citizens? The example Yagi used to...