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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... through the apparatus of the special economic zones (SEZs). Within this context, I suggest that fear had become a valuable political resource through which opposition to the projects was crystallized. Often irrational and frequently obscurantist, these fears nonetheless managed to trip up the iniquitous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 327–329.
Published: 01 September 2018
... state-guided, active process of social engineering shows that Confucianism does not necessarily prefer a return to the past to a progression to an unknown future. Rather, the noncontingent character of modernity in China makes it clear that the future is not to be feared, but offers new spaces for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., proponents agreed with each other that the risks of nuclear power reactors are exaggerated. Nuclear reactors are not dangerous if they are carefully controlled and managed. The public's emotional attitude toward nuclear energy is based on groundless fears and horror stories. The public should trust the...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Fig. 5 “Yuanzidan bu kepa” 原子弹不可怕 (“The Atomic Bomb Is Not to Be Feared”) Fig. 5 “Yuanzidan bu kepa” 原子弹不可怕 (“The Atomic Bomb Is Not to Be Feared”) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... ephemerality leads online participants to question the authenticity of the partial reality that is depicted online and adds complexity to the norms of social interaction. Fear of missing out (FOMO) existed in both groups of adolescents and was reflected in how frequently they engaged in online interactions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a Nonnuclear Taiwan? Chang-Chuan Chan and Ya-mei Chen Where Is the Nuclear Nation Going? Hopes and Fears over Nuclear Energy in South Korea after the Fukushima Disaster Sungook Hong Teach 3.11: Participatory Educational Project Puts the Kanto-Tōhoku Disaster into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 221.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Hong Cultures of Fear: Technonationalism and the Postcolonial Responsibilities of STS Projit Bihari Mukharji Suzanne Moon (standing), organizer of the roundtable “Engaging with Asia: Responsibilities and Opportunities in the History of Science and Technology,” held on 4 November 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... inspired considerable anxiety, on the part of traditionalists who feared that it would erase authentic Chinese medicine from existence, and on the part of radical reformers who feared that this bastardized “neither donkey nor horse” medicine would actually succeed and thrive among the masses. The idea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 231–233.
Published: 01 September 2018
... address the ambiguous attitude toward science and its ungoverned power, the tensions between hope and fear for the promised land, and the sociotechnical imaginaries of the past that project into the future. Marc Andre Matten’s article, “Coping with Invisible Threats: Nuclear Radiation and Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 273–277.
Published: 01 June 2011
... example, Nie remarked that the fear of immediate physical pain forms a part of bitterness. However, it is important to consider that concepts regarding pain vary from one society to another. A majority of Japanese women do not select painless childbirth procedures. On the other hand, in America, epidural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Fig. 5 “Yuanzidan bu kepa” 原子弹不可怕 (“The Atomic Bomb Is Not to Be Feared”) Fig. 5 “Yuanzidan bu kepa” 原子弹不可怕 (“The Atomic Bomb Is Not to Be Feared”) ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
... astonishment as this shy boy, Kazuki, who would become one of the film’s protagonists, screamed out his primal fear, frustration, and rage. It was during this initial five-month trip that I began to see the elements that would later become Furusato 古里, the film I shot over the course of the next four...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., politically, the government (and governance in a decentralized mode of citizen anxiety and demand) needed statistics to address popular fear, itself a powerful political and social force. This conundrum has become a hot topic of debate among radiologists and physicians over whether such problems lead to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 419–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... suppress anything related to socialism or communism—there was a genuine fear of the socialist movement. In other words, it seems likely to me that the authorities, whether overtly or tacitly, discouraged journalists from publishing stories with a link to socialism, including traumatic neurosis cases...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
... examines the growing fear for an influenza pandemic since the late 2000s as an example of what he calls “risk panic.” When a case of bird flu was reported in 1997, the fact that the flu transmits from bird to human surprised many experts. Half a decade later, the global outbreak of severe acute respiratory...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
... stereotypes, all betraying a fear of the unfamiliar south. In a geopolitics of disease, these disorders were mapped and defined much like other diseases associated with the tropical zones. Chapter 2 continues the discussion of stereotypes, focusing on people afflicted with these dreadful disorders. Leung...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 2016
... settlement, Europeans were plagued by fear about the threats that disease posed to their health, not without reason, as white settlements were often decimated by disease. Disease does not recognize borders and imperial divides; the health challenges that Southeast Asian countries have faced have been, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
... better chance to finally become a nonnuclear society because of the Fukushima crisis. On the other hand, the contribution from Sungook Hong, the associate Korean editor of EASTS , “Where Is the Nuclear Nation Going? Hopes and Fears over Nuclear Energy in South Korea after the Fukushima Disaster...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... practitioners and documents their styles, fears, and dreams in a vivid, condensed style. Occasionally one wishes for more detail about the intellectual content of their medical approaches. Zhan tells readers, for example, that Dr. Li Fengyi, a well-known “miracle worker” in Chinese medicine, gives highly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
... resounding “No.” I bring this up not because I fear that readers of this journal might commit this error, but because otherwise well-intentioned support of the field, and of work conducted therein, can be based in this kind of assumption. As the historical and social studies of science increasingly turn to a...