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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anders Blok This article draws on ethnographic studies (conducted in Japan) into ongoing controversies over Japanese “research” whaling, in order to theorize what it might mean, in STS and elsewhere, to think comparatively about global connections, networks, and flows. Since the 1970s, Japanese...
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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 September 2008) 2 (3): 439–444.
Published: 01 September 2008
... linkages on their everyday lives in Taiwan. Second, “the global” can no longer be limited to Western influences on Taiwan's society; rather, the significance of Southeast Asia and East Asian connections must be emphasized. “Globalization” thus contains various meanings for Taiwanese society that differ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 March 2009
... complicated interactions between world and nation-state in the era of globalization. As sociologist Horng-leun Wang ( 2000 ) suggests, in the current era, the nation-state should not be considered merely a self-contained political entity; it defines its existence by various connections and relationships with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... increasingly global in nature ( Carayannis and Laget 2004 ). Scientists and engineers who collaborate internationally enjoy a greater variety of intellectual expertise for solving complex problems ( Bozeman and Corley 2004 ). Though studies on research collaboration in national and international settings have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 327–333.
Published: 01 June 2010
... unentrepreneurial in their attitudes during this formative period; `Provincializing the first Industrial Revolution', Working Papers of the Global Economic History Network (GEHN) No. 17/06, 2006; available online at http://www2.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/whosWho/profiles/pobrien@lseacuk.aspx . 3 Another...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
... ; MacLeod 2000 ; Rozwadowski 2008 ). Then there was the influence from general history. New trends in general history—for example, the Atlantic world, “connected history,” the global history of European empires, and the inclusion of global/world history into college curricula—overflowed into the field of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., and increase production efficiency. All of these efforts are manufacturing based. The case of Taiwan is opposite to that of Korea: the production network was created by the adoption network. After the failure of government action in industrialization, the local market connected directly to the global...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the solution is invoked. But closely connected to this is the performance of a shared identity between the senders and the receivers: both are invoked as part of a global community of scientifically minded doctors facing a shared challenge. One of the Danish developers, for example, uses the first...
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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 March 2017) 11 (1): 127–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
... egalitarian-sounding “partnership” (149), as such a connection in global health might be referred to, has replaced “its predecessor fields of international health and tropical medicine, which are seen as having operated in a more top-down, paternalistic mode” (149). Paradoxically, the influx of humanitarian...
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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 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 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-Whale helps us to think comparatively about global connections on the move. In the last article of this issue, Gergely Mohácsi follows a hormone called adiponectin through the comparative practices of epidemiology and genetics to find out how ethnic, gender, and pathological variations come to stand for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in Malaysia (all in Kuala Lumpur), seven in South Korea (all in Seoul), six in Taiwan (all in Taipei), twelve in Thailand (all in Bangkok), and three in Vietnam (one in Hanoi) ( Packet Clearing House, n.d. )—and as a regional and global data center hub and cloud services headquarters ( Tanato 2017...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... perpetuated globally through financing practices for infrastructure projects in cities of developing countries that are often dominated by large loans from development banks ( Carroll 2010 ). These loans come with exchanges of expertise and best practices to direct the project design. Furthermore, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... nationalism marked by idealism and pride in China'sancient philosophy and cultural heritage, has evolved into a medicine that thrives on the contemporary global health market in a neoliberal climate. This latter form of Chinese medicine, which the author, in accordance with its Chinese promoters, calls...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and analysis of certain sociotechnical phenomena is well forged. With the toolbox of ANT, we can make use of many crucial concepts, such as association and substitution, translation, agency of objects, matters of concern, localizing the global, redistributing the local, and connecting sites, to tackle...