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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... rural Taiwan, affecting social norms no less than it did the landscape. The authors of this article look at how the Green Revolution legacy affected an organic rice cooperative in Meinung, Taiwan. Decades of rural-urban migration have made agricultural machinery a necessity for most farmers. A tight...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and with the devastation wrought to sugarcane cultivation by severe storms, from the early 1910s sugar companies accelerated their efforts to extend technologies to sugarcane farmers. However, such attempts faced difficulties at first because of the economic conditions at the time and also because of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... expectations, we found no clear evidence that the farmers perceived a risk in abandoning old varieties and production patterns in favor of the new ones; nor were there any apparent residual grievances that prevented the East Timorese from cooperating with Indonesian experts. However, the farmers preferred the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Jiang placed more trust, as did some of the other agricultural scientists, in the dissemination of practical knowledge through agricultural extension and farmers' cooperatives. Finally, at the other end of the ideological spectrum was Shen Zonghan, a believer in agricultural development, meaning...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., the solar PV products, in hand, these translators can break up the traditional connections between local farmers and their lands and make new connections among solar PV manufacturers, local landlords, and their lands. In the process of connecting heterogeneous sites, every group redefines its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Pan-Asianism in both the members' collaborative network and scientific research. As a network of scientists, the PASNP members heralded the spirit of regional cooperation to bring about the rise of a pan-Asian research area in science. Through their research, the members reflexively calculated a new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... farmer cooperative. Indeed, the farmers felt peeved that many expenses (e.g., for inputs and maintenance) were to be subtracted from the gross return, while only “profit” would be shared between them. It was supposed that the farmers did not comprehend the difference between “gross income” and “profit...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
... various material objects are connected by cooperatives or dependent on local commercial suppliers, through which they can access farm machinery, planting material, other inputs, and services. These relationships also connected the aspiring organic farmers to social and information networks that were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
...; farmers have to contend with fluctuating world commodity prices. 1 Although successive Thai governments have tried to encourage other sorts of industries, such as the manufacture of automobiles and computer hard disks, these have amounted to little more than applying cheap labor to the specifications...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... capacity of 1,000 liters per week. “We have a plan to increase the production capacity to 2,000 liters per day after a Japanese company approached us about being our international partner,” added Ibrahim. To ensure a continuity of Jatropha supply ITE founded a cooperative of local farmers in 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... informs growers about ideal conditions for the seed. On the other side of the spectrum, farmers, too, recognize that growing quality seeds in the optimum conditions will produce quality grain and bring higher prices. In the area I worked, most farmers were part of cooperatives with quasi-private rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... direct investment of foreign multinationals and lacked an indigenous basis for industrialization ( Japan International Cooperation Agency 1999 ). At that time, besides the International Monetary Fund's overall but controversial intervention in the financial sector's reform, the Japanese government was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
... water ( akusui 悪水) originated from farmers’ opposition to damage caused to their crop fields by leeching from mines that had been opened before the Meiji era. Stolz argues that people's environmental awareness changed, as evidenced by the switch from the term bad water during the Edo era (1603–1867...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... cultivation of parasitic wasps as natural predators of pest insects such as the sugarcane stem borer and stinkbugs. In the first decade of the People’s Republic of China, Pu successfully cooperated with advisers from the Soviet Union at his university, and with their help, he was able to import specific types...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
...–society interface. Structured engagement processes involve parties from across the spectrum of interests—farmers, scientists, consumers, regulators, and so on—coming together to better understand their views and those of others and, where possible, to identify avenues for mutual gain. Yet, with issues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... ministers, and the mutually beneficial cooperation between industrial development and the armed forces in times of war (from the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894–95 to the Cold War). This is not totally new: Ui Jun 宇井純 and Miyamoto Ken'ichi 宮本憲一, who belong to a generation traumatized by the Pacific War...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., both practical and ritual); it is also about those networks of relations that allow for the transmission of technical knowledge, shape the objectives and the style of technical production, and provide the necessary conditions for cooperation between actors in technical activity. I shall use the term...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... explosion of interest in citizen science ( Irwin 1995 ; Leach, Scoones, and Wynne 2005 ; Chen and Deng 2007 ; Fan 2012 ; Cooper 2016) , these relations have become especially important to examine historically. Like other productive activities in the modern world, then, scientific work is organized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resources, such as farmers, traders, teachers, and engineers, in the making of Japan and its imperialism. As Endoh 2009 reminds us, signs of Japanese expansion existed outside of East Asia, namely, in Latin America through government-led migration of manual labor and agricultural expansion—or the process...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 June 2010
... works over words and knowledge gained from the manipulation of matter over textual learning and speculative thought ( Smith 2004 ). Lissa Roberts and her collaborators demonstrate that much of what we now consider science owes its existence to the “mindful hand:” the close (albeit unequal) cooperation...