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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Young-Gyung Paik Myoung-kyu Park Ho-chul Seo : Colonial Authority and Statistics: the Statistics System of the Chosŏn Government-General and its Censuses (식민권력과 통계: 조선총독부의통계체계와 센서스 Singmin Kwŏllyŏk kwa T'onggye: Chosŏn Ch'ongdokpu ŭi T'onggye ch'egye wa Sensŏsŭ) Seoul, Korea : Seoul...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
... understand the willingness of Korean women to donate, we have to consider multiple contexts in which women's social practices were generated and performed. One of the most important contexts in which specific attitudes or thoughts of women are constituted is family. As a fundamental social institution...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Yuko Fujigaki; Togo Tsukahara Y. Fujigaki Togo Tsukahara General System Studies, Graduate School of International and Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo, 153-8902 e-mail: fujigaki@idea.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp T. Tsukahara Graduate School of International...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... humanization of machines and the dehumanization of humans” ( Dixon 2004: 15 ). The ever-present gap between the bodily movements of humans and robots, and the artificiality of the latter, is used by artists to express their views toward robotics in particular and technology in general. In this line of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... spatial and temporal frames to generate distinctions between the “local” and the global ( Redfield 2002: 793 ). In addition, many have warned against essentializing spatial and cultural difference and stressed the importance of contingency and the need to explore epistemic violence to reveal “the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the “teacher and pupil” model ( Low 1989 ). Although Mitsukuri never identified himself as a historian, he was succeeded by the first generation of historians of biology. In the 1930s, biologists who were interested in history began to publish detailed studies of the development of Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 143–146.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun; Jui-Chung Allen Li 林宗弘 Thung-Hong Lin et al., Beng shidai: Caituan hua, pinqiong hua, yu shao zinu hua de weiji 崩世代:財團化、貧窮化與少子女化的危機 [ Generation of Collapse: Crises of Capital Monopoly, Poverty, and the Lowest Fertility in Taiwan ] Taipei : Taiwan laogong...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... is constituted through the very process of moving a technology from one setting to another—in our case, from a Danish diabetes hospital to Indonesian general practice. This is important for three reasons. First, as the global dissemination of technologies for health is steeply rising, it is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... discusses how local community people have participated in knowledge production by integrating their observations and experiences into the scientific practices of air monitoring. The discussions particularly address citizens’ data generation and interpretation efforts that signaled the alternative air...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Mingji Cuomu In the last ten years, there has been a dramatic reduction in medicinal plants in Tibet. This situation has attracted the attention of many researchers from different professional backgrounds, yet very few documents have been published on the general theoretical context and the actual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... industry at every level, from food packaging to the nutritional quality of the food itself. But the very newness of the field has had a significant impact on efforts to establish a dialogue between scientists and the general public on issues surrounding the commercialization of nanotechnology. In such a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Catherine Waldby In late 2003, the Singaporean government launched Biopolis, a life sciences technopole that brings key Singaporean biomedical research institutes together with global and local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and governance bodies. The government has allocated generous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of any state to exploit the value of the future knowledge economy will be limited. In an era of globalization, state boundaries are inherently porous to flows of knowledge and finance, and the capture of the value generated by innovation is heavily dependent on ownership. In this context, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Florence Bretelle-Establet After a long eclipse in the European academic world that favored other forms of narrative and other sources, biographies have resurfaced in historical research over the last three decades. Renewed interest in biographies for research in the humanities in general has, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... contrast between premodernity and modernity by comparing the prevalence of cholera in the early nineteenth and the early twentieth century. I discussed the new Western hygiene to control cholera decisively contributing to the destruction of the Confucian worldview and the generation of a new colonial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of John Lesch's latest book (The First Miracle Drugs. How the Sulfa Drugs Transformed Medicine, OUP, 2007), met with huge successes in both civilian and military applications, thus stimulating a rapid expansion of pharmaceutical research and production, raising expectations of medicine in general and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... studies is a form peculiar to philosophy of science, this lack of interest can be read as symptomatic of a general skepticism on the necessity of philosophy of science. This paper argues that philosophy of science can provide useful models for the development of STS studies in Taiwan. Furthermore...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Richard Hindmarsh In late 2007, after signing the Kyoto Protocol, a new Australian federal government committed to generating 20% of Australia's electricity from renewable energy by 2020, for a transition to a low-carbon economy. With wind energy the most viable technology for such expansion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., suggesting that these open up important questions for medicine in general regarding the relationship between “subjective” and “objective” aspects of the healing process. The political economy of Sowa Rigpa is considered, including questions of access, of the production of medicines, and the impact of new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Colin Millard This article examines forms of knowledge and medical practice in three generations of Bon medical practitioners in Tibet. A key component of the discussion is the way in which Tibetan medicine, and particularly the two principal texts of the Bon and Buddhist medical tradition, serves...