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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jung Lee Sakano Toru 坂野徹 , ed., Teikoku wo shiraberu: Shokuminchi fīrudowāku no kagakushi 帝国を調べる: 植民地フィールドワークの科学史 [ Investigating the Empire: A History of Science of Colonial Fieldwork ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō 勁草書房 , 2016 . 256 pp. ¥3,400 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
... infrastructure in significant ways. Yet, the utility of networks depended on overcoming communication difficulties and trust barriers and the adoption of a learning-by-doing attitude. This research combines quantitative data and ethnographic fieldwork. In the conclusion, I discuss the broader implications of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... researchers' knowledgeability by illustrating their understanding of the users when they are developing new devices and by showing the contextual practices that frames their vision. This paper tackles the issue by examining the fieldwork in an university engineering research team in Taiwan. It is argued that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Gry Sagli This article discusses the reception of Chinese qigong in a Western context by focusing on the learning and experiencing of qigong in Norway. Drawing on ethnographic material from fieldwork among participants of a style of qigong referred to as Biyun medical qigong , I in particular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... development program, and a permanent farming initiative—the politics of projects are compared and discussed within the broader context of colonial and postcolonial development. The article is based on a total of 1 year of fieldwork conducted in 2003, 2008, and 2009. 9 10 2008 25 8 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it is important to take the issue of cultural encounter seriously. These areas of inquiry depended heavily on fieldwork or environmentally situated research, and they developed in connection to cultural contacts in many parts of the world. By foregrounding the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... correspondence with fieldworkers, in chapter 4 Lam provides a fine example of how the new methods of producing knowledge departed from more traditional approaches. Fu's ideal scholarship consisted of four aspects: institutional teamwork and collaboration, objectivity and systematization, positivism and direct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Preparatory School for Keijō Imperial University, he showed him his insect collection, earning the scholar's high praise. The following year, Cho transferred to an elementary school in Seoul, thanks to Mori's recommendation, where he had more chances to take part in fieldwork. In 1929 he published the first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., though here Shen would have benefited from more engagement with the broader literature (for example, James Hevia's English Lessons ). Chapter 2 is a compelling exploration of the significance of fieldwork for early Chinese geologists: at a personal level, they underwent a transformation from the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 333–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
...: how various interest groups and less influential individuals in society estimate and react to the prognosticated future. The great strength of it is ethnographic fieldwork—in Japan, in Sri Lanka, in India, and in China—and that its authors take the numerous questions, long debated according to Euro...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... biotechnological age. Spending five years between 1999 and 2004 in his fieldwork into the emerging upstream genetics research and mapping companies and the more traditional downstream pharmaceutical companies, Rajan tries to establish a grammar for biocapital. Decoding the language of truth-claims of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2019
... documentary film would be. In mid-2015, Ryuma Shineha, a colleague at Seijo University, introduced me to Dr. Arifumi Hasegawa via email. I was doing fieldwork in Fukushima when I received an email from Ryuma that Dr. Hasegawa would like to meet me. The next morning I was on a train that brought me from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Experience of Fieldwork in a Non-Governmental Organization for Science and Technology,” compares the situations surrounding the non-governmental organizations in Europe with those in Japan. First, the author outlines the rise and fall of science shops in Europe. Then, he presents the profile of a Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 December 2013
... as a phenomenological reality in need of interpretation rather than viewing them simply as biological or constructed events. By conducting fieldwork on Orchid Island—the traditional home of the Tao people—and other parts of Taiwan, and using what she calls “sociological imagination,” she tries to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... nostalgia for the intimacies of past fieldwork and animated by attention to the ghoulish details of science. Anderson's book has been lauded by many reviewers and has won numerous awards, and its virtues—gripping narrative and dense empiricism—are amply and justly praised. I would like instead to use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
... collaborative research relationships typically involved a prestigious researcher like Manson at the imperial center, and a scholar at an early stage in his career, like Ross, in a peripheral colonial area. The latter usually conducted fieldwork, collecting specimens and developing processing and operational...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... encountered through her fieldwork in Shanghai. The first section, “Entanglements,” presents the ways in which Chinese medicine is embedded in worlds of race, class, politics, and money. In chapter 1 (“Getting on Track with the World”), for example, Zhan presents a doctor who markets herbal medicines to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 2017
... their professional training, STS researchers in East Asia acquire, like their Western colleagues, other European languages, and an increasing number of scholars are learning additional Asian languages to comprehend classical texts or do fieldwork. Against the conventional notion pertaining in the West...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 September 2018
... preliminary fieldwork findings. This workshop concluded with a keynote speech by Eric Rath titled “Food Technology in Japan and Taiwan: A Comparison Made on Field Work.” EASTS is profoundly grateful to have been able to work alongside the HKIHSS, who made this workshop possible. Our gratitude also goes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2009
... fieldwork, he demonstrates that they, in fact, display numerous qualities such as efficiency, effectuality, safety, and flexibility in their local context. His work, thus, urges us to question and redefine, once again, what innovation and expertise mean. In addition to the special issues that EASTS...