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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... global asymmetries With biomedical research and international health organizations identifying diabetes as the next big health problem in developing countries, calls are being made for innovative technological solutions—software, apps, devices—to combat the adverse effects of diabetes on both individuals...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to the development of postcolonial intellectual history in Southeast Asia and secondarily to our understanding of the globalization and embedding of science, technology, and medicine. 04 01 2018 02 04 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 science and technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Leo Kim; Han Woo Park In this article, the authors review collaborations in the emerging biomedical sciences in South Korea. At the global level, several studies have made substantial contributions to the understanding of the underlying structure of collaboration networks across countries. Despite...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Fressoli, Rafael Dias, and Hernán Thomas study the tensions between global markets and local developments in the field of innovation. In “Innovation and Inclusive Development in the South: A Critical Perspective,” they show how grassroots and bottom-of-pyramid movements offer insights and lessons on how to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 239–250.
Published: 01 June 2017
... stemming from the uneven global network of higher education, which centers on the United States and the United Kingdom. This asymmetry often takes the form of the division of labor between theory and case studies. Thus, Law and Lin argue that in STS “we have case studies, Euro-American and Southern on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Certainly, I am interested in how these authors, both outsiders (like me) to the technicalities of Chinese medicine, have found resources for thinking about the global sciences through experiencing clinical practice in Taiwan. But before engaging with the lives and truths of a non-Western medical system as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 September 2012
... institutions, scientists and technicians, research institutions, national and international funding agencies, and global corporations such as Big Pharma; also included in some works are those humans who contribute their body parts and blood to research and those who make a business out of biotrafficking. It is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
...John Law; Wen-yuan Lin © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 STS is not short of studies on postcoloniality. Collectively the discipline has explored how technoscience works differently in different global locations, and fine case studies have explored postcolonial forms of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... longer sharply drawn, and the sites of knowledge production are seen as diverse and not as limited to the scientific establishment. 1 In the meantime, the field has broadened its scope to include postcolonial studies, non-Western societies, and other global and comparative topics. 2 The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... menopause ( Scheid 2008 ), and the global marketization of CM under the “TCM” brand ( Hsu 2008a ). These encounters offer STS cues for rethinking the usual script about who does the colonizing and who gets colonized ( Hsu 2008b ). Recently, Volker Scheid and Sean Hsiang-Lin Lei (2014) collected articles...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
... science acquires an unstoppable force once it enters into a partnership with technology. And it shapes our understanding of ethics ( Zhang 2009 ). Pseudoscience affects scientific creativity and technological innovation, but science affects the sustainable development of the global ecosystem and will...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... within a one-world world , or a single world space-time reality ( Law 2015 ). As we have seen, the first strategy, diffusion , explores the global spread of technoscience, identifies leaders and laggards, and worries about underdevelopment. An STS in diffusion mode is an STS that looks for ways in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... keeping with a growing trend towards the outsourcing of clinical trials from North America and Western Europe to `non-traditional locations' such as China and India. Clinical trials are an increasingly globalized affair, mediated by internationally mobile contract research organizations (CROs) who...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 195–213.
Published: 01 June 2019
... triumphantly breaks down dichotomies between global and local, natural and social, human and nonhuman, knowledge and context, science and technology, lab and field, inside and outside, scientific and indigenous knowledge, epistemology and ontology, and modern and traditional (e.g., Latour 1986 ; Pickering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2010
... different holistic value sets. There is some evidence that Q methodology can ‘unlock’ polarised conflicts ( van Eeten 2001 ; Mattson et al. 2006 ). East Asian countries have experienced the global reach of GM food in a variety of ways. Faced with resistance to GM food development and field testing in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... about issues such as nuclear power, the global food crisis and genetic engineering. They also canvassed scientific objectivity, the commercialisation of science, scientific freedom and public accountability. A key theme was the responsibility of scientists to publicly highlight the potential hazards of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... underlying values that relate to enhanced memory can also be almost labyrinthine, even if some narrative can be seen in terms of the visible asymmetry between memory and forgetting. Such asymmetry can be spotted both in the anecdotal treatment of the issue of forgetting in Neisser's (1982) pioneering work...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... approached this subject from different angles and with interests directed at different nations and organizations (e.g., Connelly 2008 ; DiMoia 2008 ; Murphy 2010 ; Necochea López 2014 ). A global history of population control activities with diverse characteristics due to local contexts is in the making...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... quality of participation that surprised people and politicians alike, raising questions about how we should understand public participation and politics differently in the Internet age of global politics. Empirically, my case study is based on participant observation, in-depth interviews, media reports...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... large area. Lack of site-specific information and the asymmetry in information between factories and people in the community limits social mobilization for stricter enforcement. But citizen-science projects like the bucket brigades can empower communities for using self-collected data and building...