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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Joshua Barker © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 How do new infrastructures for the movement of goods, people, and ideas get built, and how do they change? How do infrastructures function as instruments for new modes of political power and control? Can social actors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ricky C. Leung This article examines the process in which Chinese science actors undertook nanotechnology research as an innovation journey. In this journey, Chinese science actors sought domestic and overseas networks to overcome resource and infrastructural constraints. To analyze salient issues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Yutaka and his colleagues at Nippon Kōei, the development consultancy that planned and supervised the project, had long careers constructing dams and other infrastructure throughout Japan's former empire in Asia. This article examines how the visions, policies, expertise, and relationships from their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rita Padawangi Urban water supply is a domain of expertise for which “best practices” have been dominated by states and financial institutions that are directly involved in infrastructure building. This leads to the implementation of decontextualized ideas and a transfer of knowledge from one place...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... penetration—South Korea and Singapore—and two countries with a relatively low level—India and Vietnam. In each country we see how different forms of the human emerge, in part out of the ways in which technological infrastructure develop and intertwine with social order. In this introduction we reflect on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
... include becoming an engine for the knowledge-driven economy of Thailand and developing the country's infrastructure in biotechnological research. The main methodology used is a close reading analysis of the texts published by BIOTEC itself and a series of interviews of researchers and analysts who have a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... organizations participating. With this dramatic increase in the areas of new medical infrastructure, training, and pedagogy, it remains surprising that much of the scholarship to date has focused largely on medical practitioners and their contributions to a rebuilding nation, that is, the Korean domestic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 337–339.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Two of this year’s 4S awards, the Infrastructure Award and the Bernal Prize, have gone to EASTS editors. Created in 2015, the Infrastructure Award is a relatively new one, aiming to “recognize exemplary initiative to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2019
... this young journal, and we are glad that the 4S recognized these efforts when EASTS was awarded the 2018 Infrastructure Award. Meanwhile, we have also been informed that, starting from our 2016 issues, our content is to be indexed and abstracted in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Struggle for Future Territory”) move the biopolitical focus from the mainly domestic to the implications of China's ambition to position itself as a global biomedical power of the future. Part of the infrastructure for such an ambition are cord-blood banks, and Chen investigates how the development of such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
... incorporate or the degree to which private, exclusive intranets managed by corporations, on the one hand, and individual nation-states, on the other, exploit Internet infrastructures that depend on transnational connectivity and exchanges. Singapore’s Internets include open services like the World Wide Web...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Following their success with the Infrastructure Award and the Bernal Prize, EASTS editors have won yet another 4S award this year. Led by EASTS Editors Wen-Ling Tu and Hsin-Hing Chen, a group of Taiwanese STS scholars...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 271–276.
Published: 01 June 2017
... technology, this project instead expects to see cases, contexts, and infrastructures weave themselves into a web of technosocial culture on which modern Asia emerges and evolves. — EASTS Editorial Office The Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... building of modern medical and hygiene infrastructure and for the ascendancy of the new idea and ideology of eisei (衛生 hygiene) as public hygiene during the period. Simultaneously, by probing cases based on disease category, the authors highlight differences in medical responses to each epidemic and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 2016
... colonial states and independent nations in the organization of medical care. Loh Kah Seng analyzes the role of hospitals and asylums in Southeast Asia during the twentieth century. After colonial territories gained independence, they inherited the health infrastructure (and medical schools) established by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 383–389.
Published: 01 September 2014
... collection traverses consists of the following five elements. First: There is the definitional question—what is data? Is it simply the archived/the archivable/the infrastructural/the organized and collected repository of an “information” that provides the material substrate or building block for a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... meant concentration not only on the infrastructures of innovation but also on “agglomeration and network economies and the mobilisation of social as well as economic sources of flexibility and entrepreneurialism” ( Jessop 2002: 110 ). In contrast to this, shaped by a different historical experience and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... historian specializing in colonial medicine, has previously worked on Japan's role in shaping and modernizing Taiwan's public health infrastructure in the first half of the twentieth century. Taiwan's experience of colonial modernity is considered unique: Japan intended to turn its first colony into a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 June 2019
... laboratories. The figure of high-throughput genome centers contrasted with ordinary “cottage industry” molecular laboratories, for instance, exemplifies a significant change in the material infrastructure and modes of knowledge production and collaboration in biomedical sciences. The genome center is not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2008
... then, under the auspice of the World Health Organization, governments worldwide have been reviewing their policies and infrastructures, hoping to be better prepared for any future pandemics. Some of these efforts involve statutory revisions, some of them not. Yet, if the legal system in each country...