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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Tomiko Yamaguchi How does the public articulate its visions, expectations and concerns regarding a technology whose applications and ramifications are only just beginning to be worked out? Nanotechnology is an emerging technology on the brink of offering transformative applications to the food...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Amanda Wolf Over 15 years, genetically modified (GM) food has gradually reached around the globe. Yet, each new development occasions controversy, and hence, leads to interest in strategies to engage people in searching for durable public bargains. Even-handed treatment of diverse views is crucial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Chung-Hao Kuo Sterckx Roel , Food, Sacrifice, and Sagehood in Early China Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 . 248 pp . $101 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Each ancient civilization launched and then evolved its unique philosophies and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shun-Ling Chen Chen 陳信行 Hsin-Hsing , Kanjian bujie zhi wu: Gongye shehui zhong zhishi quanwei de wenhua shizuo 看見不潔之物︰工業社會中知識權威的文化實作 [ Bad Stuff in Your Food and Other Pressing Matters: Cultural Practices in Institutionalized Epistemic Authorities in the Industrial Society ] Taipei...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Andreeva Charlotte von Verschuer , Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan , translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft Oxon and New York : Routledge , 2016 . 356 pp. $145 hardcover; $49.95 paperback. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... perspectives that have prevalently favored as a starting point health professionals or medical texts. I pay particular attention to the use of domestic space and practices pertaining to food and show how these uphold hierarchical kinship relations. Then I show how the upholding of hierarchical kinship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... production is framed variously as “food security” for the poor and as a key objective of “agricultural modernization” for a new class of dynamic farmers in a progressive market-oriented food production sector. In this article we present a comparative study of two rice development projects in East Timor that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Melinda Cooper The State Food and Drug Administration of China has reported a dramatic increase in multicentre, multinational clinical trials over the past several years. This is in keeping with a growing trend towards the off-shore outsourcing of clinical trials from North America and Western...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-sufficiency for Japan's empire centered on providing indigenous tribes with food and education in exchange for their land and labor. This vision appealed to a wide range of actors, including police officials and government bureaucrats, who argued over how to civilize the aboriginal population; botanists and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Douglas Ashwell The discovery of genetically modified (GM) food in New Zealand in 1998 prompted a highly politicized debate about GM or biotechnology. In response, the government established a Royal Commission on Genetic Modification in May 2000. The Royal Commission and public opposition to GM...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ideological standard for natural in Cambodia, a country with strong historical and contemporary sympathies for ecological agriculture. I find that organic/natural is an important platform for promoting popular control over standardization and, more generally, over commoditization of food. 13 7 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 1   Field planted with IR68144-3B-2-2-3, IRRI, Los Baños. Copyright: Michael Rubinstein, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2003 (used with permission) Fig. 1 . Field planted with IR68144-3B-2-2-3, IRRI, Los Baños. Copyright: Michael Rubinstein, International Food Policy More
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Fig. 2   Feeding trial participants and researchers at one of ten participating convents in Metro Manila. Angelina Felix, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, University of the Philippines, Los Baños (used with permission) Fig. 2 . Feeding trial participants and researchers at one of ten More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... This book is based on Liu's 2008 dissertation, which employed the critical perspectives of historical sociology and political economy to carefully examine how the international food regime, US agricultural policies in particular, shaped Taiwan's food dependency, transformed the hog industry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
... enjoyed nothing but food in all its glory. In the “Kitchen Stadium,” where not just chefs but also critics and commentators were invited by the host, Chairman Kaga, these “food fanatics” were pushing the boundaries of knowing what we are through food—cooking, eating, commenting, sharing. Looking back...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
...-Hankow railway was completed, and with it a new age of national rice ( guomi ) and the end of China's food problem ( shiliang wenti or liangshi wenti ) was proclaimed. For Guomindang technocrats and engineers, the Canton-Hankow railway represented not only a triumph over space and time—a passage that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Chen discusses writings on diet. The literati emphasis on appreciating the natural taste of food belonged to their moral pursuit of simplicity, reflecting the construction of an identity that contrasted with the luxurious lives of merchants (129–44). Chen also calls our attention to writings on diet in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... “qualification” of Chinese rice. Borrowing from Michel Callon, Cécile Meadel, and Vololona Rabeharisoa (2002) , this section makes the case that quality food, while maintaining symbolic value that is constantly reflected back on the product, is driven by market and technological mechanisms employed to guide the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Fig. 1   Field planted with IR68144-3B-2-2-3, IRRI, Los Baños. Copyright: Michael Rubinstein, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2003 (used with permission) Fig. 1 . Field planted with IR68144-3B-2-2-3, IRRI, Los Baños. Copyright: Michael Rubinstein, International Food Policy...