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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
... technological materialities and technological systems. It is suggested that all technological systems are eco-technological systems , that is, ecologically grounded human-built environments. 13 7 2010 10 8 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Green Revolution materialities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 167–181.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., which culminated in 1921 with the publication of The Preventive Medicine on Mosquitoes in Taiwan ( Koizumi 1921 ). Therefore, Koizumi's medical zoology included not only parasitology but also research on insect vectors of human diseases. It was an ecological study of the relationship between human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 December 2018
... which the Anthropocene, an era where human activity represents the greatest influence on climate and the environment, will ravage the ocean and the degree to which the ocean will avenge our depredations. The social and historical study of science could do worse than track these flows and exchanges...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... politicized, this natural disaster, blurring the dichotomy between the “natural” and the “human,” could not be immediately resolved, even by the power of science which represented the pinnacle of civilization. A scientific report on the earthquake submitted by Omori Fusakichi, a Japanese seismologist, started...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... enforcement and human relationship.” (October 8, 1972). United Daily News. Local police were aware of farmers' situation and the importance of reassembled cars in the countryside, 36 and they were also pressured by elected representatives not to clamp down on reassembled cars out of local production...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... these types of analyses; to ask, for instance, not what the consequences/reasons of/for the Great Firewall are, or how Internet use transforms political beliefs in Asia, but what kind of human do states in Asia take the citizen for, that it built and maintains such an infrastructure?, or what is the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... course of the Japanese empire as it is about how humans were brought together within a built environment where looking at animals engendered certain kinds of social behavior, especially among children. Zoo politics were tumultuous during the rise and fall of the Japanese empire, as well as during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... boundary between the animate/inanimate and human/nonhuman is greatly used by roboticists. One of the reasons that humanoid robots are built is because they stimulate anthropomorphism, which in turn makes people more willing to engage with them. But how human-like must a humanoid robot be for this advantage...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2009
... connects the important copyright and security issues that are related to P2P technology and current video sharing sites. Otani states that once a scheme for sharing or distributing information on the Internet is built, containing or controlling the information becomes very difficult. Attempting to have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
... works have made major theoretical contributions to the social sciences and humanities. One notable work, on nationalism, is by the US political scientist Benedict Anderson (1991) ; the peculiar structure of the Indonesian nation-state prompted him to theorize nationalism as an “imagined community,” a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and dangerous decline of PEPFAR support for the Vietnamese HIV/AIDS apparatus it built and sustained for a decade. This article describes how these declines condition new appeals now being made on the basis of a new inflection of the Human and human rights by newly desperate organizations. These...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... techniques are rapidly increasing “our capacities to control, manage, engineer, reshape, and modulate the very vital capacities of human beings as living creatures” (3). He asserts that the intertwining of five features—molecularization, optimization, subjectification, somatic expertise, and economies of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... scientific misconduct and public protests. 06 3 2011 17 11 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 United Kingdom South Korea stem cell research governance discourse Since the birth of Dolly the sheep in 1997 and the derivation of the first human embryonic stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... something in its original form, unsullied, interacting with its environs unaltered by human intervention—the purity of the virginal rather than the purity of refined gold. The project of analysis goes still further in its quest for refined and abstracted purity. Chemistry was initially the exemplary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... biofortification research is located in a more mobile global science community. This article shows how an instinctive appreciation of the materiality of rice, in interaction with humans (researchers and their subjects) and other material elements, was a key factor that differentiated the early research practice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... a garden of innovative Eden. 2 1 Thrift ( 2006 ) suggests that the bioscience buildings recently built on university campuses all over the world are exemplary of the ways that innovation capital is using space to increase the valorization of scientific knowledge. These buildings are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jieun Lee Stephen Hilgartner , Reordering Life: Knowledge and Control in the Genomics Revolution Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017 . 368 pp. $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 If the “genomics revolution,” emblematized by the Human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... environment and/or in humans, how to document the relationships between dioxin exposure and possible adverse health outcomes and what would constitute scientifically ‘valid’ data. It is difficult to prove relationships of statistical significance between dioxin exposure and particular negative health outcomes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... commensuration between cultures and natures through global assemblages of whaling (Blok); between human and animal in bringing robots to life (Kubo); between epidemiological and genetic traits in metabolizing diabetes drugs (Mohácsi); between Thai and Japanese technology in the space created by a technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the key measure of “promoting the mutual development of technoscience and a human society” by initiating special calls for extensive interdisciplinary projects aiming at drawing the engineering researchers' attention to the social needs and to work with researchers in humanity and social sciences ever...