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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Christopher F. Jones; Shi-Lin Loh; Kyoko Satō The nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima in the spring of 2011, according to countless media and government analyses, were a failure of Japan: collusive ties between regulators and industry prevented proper enforcement, the nation's nuclear engineers embodied...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Yasuhito Abe Fujigaki Yuko , ed., Lessons from Fukushima: Japanese Case Studies on Science, Technology and Society Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Switzerland , 2015 . 242 pp . $129.00 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Since the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 Introduction Daiwie Fu STS Implications of Japan's 3/11 Crisis Yuko Fujigaki and Togo Tsukahara Disasters as Change Agents: Three Earthquakes and Three Japans Gregory Clancey A Fukushima-Like Nuclear Crisis in Taiwan or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., registered at the highest level of danger (level 7) by the International Atomic Energy Agency, occurred at the Fukushima nuclear power plants. The Fukushima nuclear disaster was the result of a series of natural catastrophes, engineering failures, and human errors that resulted in fuel core meltdown and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... more favorable to nuclear energy than before. The Fukushima meltdown on 12 March 2011 took place during this period of optimism. On that day, Korean president Lee was visiting the UAE for the second time. After hearing about the Fukushima disaster, Lee expressed his confidence in the Korean nuclear...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dung-sheng Chen After a brief summary of the rise of Taiwan's antinuclear movement, the author of this article investigates the differences between the public reaction to the Fukushima disaster in Taiwan and in Europe, using the tools provided by the study of the public perception of risk. Though...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 345–354.
Published: 01 June 2019
... radiation release of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors. Healing Fukushima (2016–17) is filmed and directed by STS scholar and EASTS contributor Sulfikar Amir of Singapore’s Nanyang Technical University (NTU). Furusato (2011–16, winner of a Leipzig International Film Festival Golden Dove) is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Sulfikar Amir; Shi Lin Loh Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 When I started my research project on Fukushima nuclear disaster back in 2013, I knew that a documentary film was something I would like to produce. But I had no idea then what the focus of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
... massive tsunami struck Japan’s eastern coast, killing almost twenty thousand people and triggering meltdowns at three of the five reactors at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Out of nowhere, three young men with guitar cases slung over their shoulders and white safety masks on their faces...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Masato Fukushima This article provides a theoretical basis for reconsidering current discussions on the relation between the body, technology, and enhancement. Using the conceptual distinctions of model 1 (which is based on the notion of the unmediated body and technology) and model 2 (which begins...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Masato Fukushima This article analyzes the emergent new discipline known as chemical biology as part of the rapidly developing postgenomic research agenda. Despite chemical biology's academic as well as political significance in terms of its expected contribution to drug discovery, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... roles of both the state and civil society in the promotion of science and technology as a tool of economic growth and as a symbol of national autonomy. The article suggests that, despite the Fukushima tragedy, Japan will continue to develop its nuclear industry for many years to come. This is the case...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
... among almost the same kind of nuclear power facilities as those at Fukushima, we people in Taiwan and other East Asian societies have begun to worry about the “what ifs”: What if similar disasters hit the nuclear power plants along the coastlines of Taiwan, China, or South Korea? What if meltdowns occur...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Lokayat rally in Pune well sums up this global perspective that was central to the middle-class fears: “Past: Chernobyl, Present: Japan [viz. Fukushima], Future: Jaitapur.” The second text is also a middle-class text. It is a chain-email that went viral and was received by several middle-class Indians...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Lisa Onaga L. Onaga Department of Science and Technology Studies, 311 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 14853 e-mail: LOnaga@gmail.com 29 05 2011 29 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 My first visit to the countryside of Fukushima...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 115.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-Floyd, Pranav Desai, John DiMoia, Prasenjit Duara, Adrian Ely, Judith Farquhar, Michael Fischer, Kim Fortun, Daiwie Fu, Masato Fukushima, Ronald N. Giere, Dominic Glover, Kunio Goto, Suzanne Gottschang, Herbert Gottweiss, Susan Greenhalgh, Benjamin Gross, Rob Guthrie, Ian Harper, Barbara Harthorn...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... intellectual cooperation Since the earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011, the Japanese nuclear industry has intensified efforts to increase its exports to countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, and Turkey. This direction seems odd, because the Fukushima disaster amply...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... now realize with grave concern that we need to keep our eyes on both the damaged nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities where as of yet no problems are known to have occurred. These exist not only in Fukushima but all over the nation. Japan has a total of fifty-five nuclear power generators...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 475–480.
Published: 01 December 2016
... events of 11 March 2011, he criticized scientists and engineers for their lack of public conscience, lacking as they did Robert Merton's norms of communality and organized skepticism, and he accused the experts in the post-Fukushima world of behaving almost like the caricaturized farce of John Ziman's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
... more engaged in the citizens’ movement, facing as it then did the deadlock of the post-Fukushima landscape. Like his older mentor Nakayama, he also took part in various STS activities in Japan, and together with the leading sociologist of science, Miwao Matsumoto, he was a founding editor of the...