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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sun Sun Lim Using technology domestication theory as the analytical framework, this paper discusses the findings of ethnographic interviews with middle class families in China and South Korea, comparing how they incorporate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into their lives. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Eric Kerr; Connor Graham; Alfred Montoya Abstract This special issue explores the conceptions of the human that emerge out of the form and the design of information and communications technologies (ICTs). Geographically, our focus compares two countries with a relatively high level of ICT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Kai Khiun Liew Rajan Kaushik Sunder , Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2006 . 343 pp . $94.95, hardcover; $25.95 paperback . 15 09 2012 15 09 2012 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 In a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... communicate ( Lebedev and Nicolelis 2006 ; Fukushi, Sakura, and Koizumi 2007 ). Since devices have been implanted in the brain for a rather long time, the ethical problems with such technology have been pointed out for several decades ( Horgan 2005 ; Foster 2005 ). Brain-machine interfaces have attracted...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... useable knowledge in science and technology controversies. Underlying the boundary work and production of ‘useable knowledge’ is a story of community inclusion and exclusion. Researchers employed by the research institute contracted to determine the exposure of residents to dioxins in a local community...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... And, as Wu and Fukushi conclude, scientific information can be easily deconstructed and/or reconstructed within the contexts of local tradition. The quite different languages used by the scientific community and the public may yield additional translation problems. In addition, since East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... exploring the technological, social, and regulatory contexts of the popularity of Taiwan's private cord blood banking, this paper seeks to make policy suggestions beyond informed consent hoping to empower people's role both as consumers as well as biological citizens to think more critically about the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... event. Field notes were taken and recordings were transcribed for analysis. 1 The steering committee comprised six social scientists who specialize in such areas as studies of science, technology and society; science communication; and public policy regarding agriculture and food. They were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... anthropology of Chinese everyday technologies” between 2002 and 2005. Starting from the artefacts or technologies in their own histories and cultural contexts, we focussed on the socio-technical ways in which people satisfy general human needs for shelter, clothing, food, transport or communication. 1...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to learn and share information about rice production technology. At the same time, the Chinese state welcomed Japanese and Korean rice researchers as part of Teng Hsiao-p'ing's Reform and Opening Up and Four Modernizations campaigns. The combination of these campaigns allowed Chinese agriculture...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... can be argued that issues of nationalism somehow inform the conceptualization and consideration of almost if not all reproductive technologies and policies relating to them in East Asia today. That is, the complex and thorny histories of colonialism and national histories in the region play out...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shuntaro Tsuru Abstract This article examines the extension of cultivation technologies by Japanese sugar companies in colonial Taiwan during the 1910s. As it became necessary for them to price their sugar more competitively in a Japanese market that by the end of the 1900s had become oversupplied...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... reviewed and analyzed descriptions of science-related public communication in the successive Japanese white papers on science and technology (S&T) from 1958 to 2015 with quantitative-qualitative hybrid approaches. Traditional enlightenment activities have always been given higher priority, even after...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... researchers once again changed their focus from participatory TA (technology assessment) to science communication methods including the so-called “science café.” The change seems to represent a shift of attention, leaving behind the critical examination and assessment of consensus conferences in relation to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... model, informed by the trajectory of modern Western science, also imposes an anachronistic interpretation of science and technology in premodern China. Recent scholarship, as demonstrated by the three edited volumes discussed here, has attempted to go beyond the Needham paradigm by posing a new set of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... been “salvaged” and “sorted” in the informationalizing process? What “traditional” knowledge has been put in the shade, what elements are brought to light, and where are people finding novelty and surprises? Though information narrows and disciplines a healing tradition, reducing and standardizing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... technology performed by his colleagues, which led to a misjudgment on his part. The importance of trust in scientific community tells us that regulations are not enough for ethical research, because mistrust generates miscommunications and may lead to unrecognized errors and manipulations and finally...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 541–563.
Published: 01 December 2010
... engagement with regard to environmental management ( Wagenet and Pfeffer 2006 ). To better connect to local communities informed by ‘thick trust’ that emphasises local appropriateness, consensual outcomes and collective benefits regarding new technologies and development ( Walker et al. 2010 : 2657), new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... science and technology back to Japanese imperial formations (late 1920s) and forward to Cold War American institutions of higher learning. Focusing specifically on one community, a group of physical chemists studying at the University of Utah for a period of roughly two decades (mid-1950s through early to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to research how the media portrayed the issue in terms of the emphasis it gave to the issue and its various attributes. The news media are not only a source of information about important scientific and technological issues; they are also a “principal arena where policy-relevant issues come to...