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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Sulfikar Amir In mid-2006, the Indonesian government announced a plan to build nuclear power plants geared towards meeting soaring demands for energy in the country. After prolonged procrastination, the government is determined that time is ripe for Indonesia to go nuclear. While discussions on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Anto Mohsin Amir Sulfikar The Technological State in Indonesia: The Co-constitution of High Technology and Authoritarian Politics New York : Routledge , 2012 . 208 pp . $145 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Sulfikar Amir's recent book, The Technological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mutsumi Inuma; Togo Tsukahara In this paper, the authors analyze the formation of a network of Indonesian nuclear experts. Their investigation of Indonesia's major institutions of nuclear engineering—the National Nuclear Energy Agency (Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional, BATAN), the Nuclear Energy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Arum Budiastuti In this article the author scrutinizes the application of a novel genetic technology within the context of the timber industry in Indonesia, a country suffering massive deforestation at the rate of 2.8 million hectares every year. It starts by providing a brief description of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... mobilize to shape the direction of infrastructure change? These are the core questions that animate this excellent set of articles written by an emerging cohort of STS scholars with an interest in Indonesia. Each of the articles presents a case study of a specific infrastructure project: Mohsin traces the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anto Mohsin The article explores the sociopolitical history of electrification in Bali in the so-called New Order period of Indonesia (1966–98). It discusses the intertwining factors that drove electrification on the island to move more quickly than in other areas in Indonesia, culminating in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... this article we follow a global health technology—more specifically, a piece of software for monitoring diabetes quality—from Denmark, where it was developed, to Jakarta, Indonesia, where it was introduced in 2012–13. Using ethnographic material, we show how the need for a specific technology is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
... indigenous herbal medicine are analyzed. 12 10 2008 14 5 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Indonesia Indo-European culture Jamu Indonesian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
... strong economic foundations, would not enter into a crisis. But, alas, the rupiah went into free fall only a few weeks later. Within several months the whole country was in deep turmoil, triggered by the unforgiving Asian financial crisis that had struck the whole region. Indonesia suffered the most, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... new nuclear development in the Pacific Rim. While countries like France, Germany, and the United States debate what role nuclear energy should play in national energy mixes, states like India, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Indonesia are fervently pursuing the creation or expansion of nuclear energy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... involved burning tires and effigies and long marches to government offices ( Tyson 2005 ). Yudhoyono justified his decision to remove a large proportion of oil subsidies as necessary to save the state budget, especially after Indonesia had become a net oil importer country since 2004. To deal with the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 223–224.
Published: 01 September 2016
... users in Indonesia. Luk, meanwhile, shows how we can capture Hong Kong's political and social imaginaries in a moving world by scrutinizing the development there of an anticancer bioproduct, BCT-100. Jia-Chen Fu's research on the production of scientific knowledge as seen in two institutions—the Henry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Southeast Asia have failed to elicit the same historical enthusiasm as biomedicine and public health. However, the general theme of the developmental state has appealed to some historians of science and technology, especially in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Andrew Goss (2011 , 2009) , for example, has...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 363–365.
Published: 01 April 2014
... America. Eric Andrew Stein examines the foundation's work in Indonesia, Soma Hewa in Sri Lanka/Ceylon, Darwin H. Stapleton in China and Japan, Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci in Japan, and Liping Bu in China. The focus on the foundation's activities—and on the mid-twentieth century more generally—lends coherence to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
... special double issue of the EASTS Journal . It presented us with a chance to reflect on the new field, reassess our findings, revise our essays, and consolidate an intellectual community. Admittedly, some of us were a little uneasy, as well as surprised, when so many essays focused on Indonesia, and we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 547–549.
Published: 01 December 2009
... great detail in colonial debates about how best to increase production and improve human welfare in what is now Indonesia. Moon's book focuses on the period between 1900 and 1942, a span of time that saw the Dutch administration become deeply involved in the everyday life of its colonial subjects. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... significant ethnographic study has yet emerged as it has for Indonesia and, specifically, for West Timor ( McWilliam 2002 ). Beyond Timor, the anthropology of development is now a prolific field of inquiry ( Blaser et al. 2004 ; Ferguson 2006 ; Gelles 2000 ; Gow 2008 ; Grillo and Stirrat 1997 ; Gupta...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ( Gandy 2003 ). Civic epistemologies have repeatedly intruded in the mainstream urban development paradigm through citizen participation, such as what is demonstrated by projects under the Kampung Improvement Project in Indonesia, participatory settlement upgrading in the Philippines, and more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... part of the postcolonial landscape. So, too, do the continued efforts to meet growing domestic demand for rice consumption through significant imports of cheap rice from regional producers such as Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. In this context rice takes on multiple social and institutional meanings...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
... somewhat lacking, with many states—particularly those of Southeast Asia—ignored entirely. When one considers the significance of science and technology for the experiments in “Asian democracy” that ultimately yielded totalitarian regimes in Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Myanmar, this strikes me as a...