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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 267–272.
Published: 01 June 2011
... within nation-states in classic capitalist mode, with accompanying scientific understanding, and the development of the related marketplaces toward global scope, with accompanying political arrangements, which usually (but not always) give rise to imperial-colonial relationships. The dynamics of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yi-Tsun Chen Crane Johanna Tayloe , Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press , 2013 . xiii +208 pp . $27.95 paperback, $89.95 hardcover . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 The discovery...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Peter Lavelle Bray Francesca , Coclanis Peter A. , Fields-Black Edda L. , and Schäfer Dagmar , eds., Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 2015 . 446 pp. . $99 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 341–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... colleagues to continue commissioning reviews of books written in Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. I've also been especially grateful for this opportunity to facilitate the bridging of the EASTS community and the global STS community through the wide-ranging reviews of English-language books on East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 517–525.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Casper Bruun Jensen Riles Annelise , Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2011 . 312 pp . $27.50 . 28 6 2012 28 6 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Annelise Riles's Collateral Knowledge: Legal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Tzung-wen Chen This article discusses approaches to forming a bioeconomy in Korea and Taiwan and presents examples of vaccine industrialization in the context of a dual-structured global vaccine market. The dual structure comprises high-priced vaccines manufactured by large companies that use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin Hecht Gabrielle , Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 2012 . xx +451 pp . $29.95 . 01 4 2013 01 4 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This magnificent opus, both impressive and stimulating, grew out of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Szu-hung Fang Hathaway Michael J. , Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 . xi +258 pp . $27.95 paperback, $65.00 cloth © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Environmental Winds is a book about...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sofie á Rogvi; Annegrete Juul; Henriette Langstrup The rhetoric of need is commonplace in discourses of technology and innovation, as well as in global health. Users are said to have a need for innovative technology, and citizens in resource-poor regions to have a need for improved health care. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heong Hong Por Cooper Melinda and Waldby Catherine , Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 . 296 pp. $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Francesca Bray We might think that scholars in the fields of national, comparative, world, or global history of science and technology engage with each other in fruitful dialogue and see their works as part of a common cumulative project. But such is not usually the case. This article identifies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Fa-ti Fan This essay discusses the recent rise of interest in the global history of science. It first explains the central characteristics of this new scholarly development and distinguishes it from the earlier projects of studying science in a world-historical context pursued by George Sarton and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Singapore. It was a stimulating experience, and allowed me to reflect on STS in Japan in a wider Asian/global context. 2 The March workshop also led to a round-table session on Japanese STS in an East Asian context held in June 2009 in Taiwan. 1 STS can also be Science, Technology and Society. 2 Togo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Boumsoung Kim Taking the global deployment of scientific activities in the contexts of colonies and empires into consideration, this essay discusses seismological practices on and in Taiwan, circa 1900. During the early years of Taiwan's colonization, the Japanese empire had to cope with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Wen-Hua Kuo This paper analyzes Taiwan's engagement with the standardization of pharmaceutical clinical trials at the turn of this century. Unlike approaches that treat local encounters with globalization as either reluctant acceptance or lasting resistance, this study calls attention to a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., and then the diversification and change of focus to bio-technological/environmental sciences in Japan. As suggested in his conclusion, new work on the history of biology in Japan “reflects a new agenda for investigating the trans-national interaction of biological studies in the era of globalization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 555–558.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ryosuke Takeuchi Pierre-Yves Donzé and Shigehiro Nishimura , eds., Organizing Global Technology Flows: Institutions, Actors, and Processes New York : Routledge , 2013 . 266 pp. $148.00 hardcover. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Globalization is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
... countries as well as Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia and tracing it to the latter part of the twentieth century. Yang's standpoint is clearly critical: “Even the new telecommunications technology does not simply ‘liberate,’ as global village prophets would like us to believe” (406), he writes, and his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... subversive sense, global security and world order would be compromised by nonwhite populations in the developing world surpassing the populations of the developed world. Political and social anxiety quickly grew because of the increasing number of immigrants. Amid the intense East–West conflict, the United...