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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... study of diabetes. By exploring three planes of the adiponectin research (genetics, epidemiology, and drug discovery), the analysis of this case study suggests that genes and populations, publics and scientists, cardiovascular disease and diabetes are not static objects of medicine but rather interfere...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 2016
... under the Chilean dictatorship in the 1980s, and the hydropower generation policy of recent democratic governments. Ana Delgado and Israel Rodríguez-Giralt in “Creole Interferences: A Conflict over Biodiversity and Ownership in the South of Brazil” present the controversy over creole seeds and ownership...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... comparisons and artifacts does not form one-way interference, for a particular relation of compared things enables a particular mode of comparison. And transformation of the former invokes the transformation of the latter. As anthropologist Marilyn Strathern (2004) argues, the activity of comparing entities...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
... mainly to complement SOEs, received only limited foreign direct investment (with most funding going to the larger SOEs rather than to the minying ), and were subject to meddling and interference from the local government. Shanghai's case resembles Xi'an's more than Beijing's, while Guangzhou was heavily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 December 2007
... should, and can, touch, intervene, or interfere with this whole process. You can call this intervention as you like: “science democratization”, “technology assessment”, “ELSI”, “citizen's participation in science and technology”, “critical evaluation of national R&Ds”, “alternative technology”, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... technology must above all deal with two problems. First, it must explain the dynamics of technological change, thus indicating ways in which we might interfere in “technological determinism.” Without an understanding of the origins of technological change, we can hardly expect our ethical postulates to have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... base (146). Two extended narratives by Xue Pangao can both be read as appeals for greater freedom for scientists and scientific disciplines to grow without excessive political interference. Still, in terms of the book’s overall contribution, the analytical insights the interviewees share are less...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2007
... which the projects are designed in globally competitive environments; partly because there are too many researches going on. But whatever the reason is, STSers should think about very deeply how we should, and can, touch, intervene, or interfere with this whole process. You can call this intervention as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... confrontation, no doubt, is the recurring protest rituals of Euro-American environmentalists, from Greenpeace or Sea Shepherd, trying to physically interfere with the activities of Japanese whalers in the faraway (non)place of the Antarctic high seas. In what amounts to a low-key image war, both parties use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... inappropriate interference by female birthing attendants, and he ordered the woman to go through labor in a room alone by herself. She then gave birth easily. With this startling (to modern eyes) story as a point of departure, Lee's subsequent chapters recreate the medical and social world that would have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... politics of public health. Public health in the colony became one of the first topics in which newspapers tried to put the founding ideals of free trade into practice with minimal state interference and taxation. Nonetheless, a healthy trading environment is a premise upon a healthy (disease-free...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... distinct from a “Korean brain.” Along with the fMRI images, its advertising relied on an interesting metaphor of “interference.” If a single brain region was used for two languages, language learning and processing were hindered: “For monolingual people, language areas in the brain are overlapping. Due to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
...; denial of these resources to ‘pseudoscientists’; and protection of the autonomy of scientific research from political interference ( Gieryn 1983 : 781). In other words, to attract public resources a distinction is made between worthwhile scientific work and fake science. According to Gieryn: Boundary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... an essence. This form of purification has been a key element and a central goal of much scientific labor; I see its products as the equivalent of Keller's “nouns.” But purity also signifies something unspoiled, untainted by interference, in its original state: a virgin; an innocent child; a forest...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Su-cheop suggested a possibility that Hwang's team intentionally gave them corrupted or insufficient sample DNAs to interfere with its DNA analysis. PD-Sucheop repeated again their claim that Hwang's stem cells should be tested in a third DNA testing laboratory. The insurmountable gap between Hwang's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
... suggestions. Keiichi Noe criticizes Murakami’s historiography, questioning whether reconstructing the past can be possible without interference from our present knowledge of later developments. Noe is an active philosopher of history who has argued that historical narratives are constructed through our...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
... postcolonial analysis, which starkly reveal the weedy historicity we tend to take for granted in STS as usual ( Anderson 2016 ). Thus I wonder what may be, using James Clifford's (1992: 101) terms, the “constructed and disputed historicities, sites of displacement, interference, and interaction” revealed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... frame exists in the relational interactions and it is “located between actors, not in or above actors.” Finally, the multiple frames interfere each other and the consequent unfolding of practices is contingent on the contextual contest; as Bijker points out, “existing practices does guide future...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... each other. He studied a Japanese project that targeted the adiponectin hormone as one possible candidate for the pharmacogenomic treatment of diabetes. Borrowing insights from the work of Donna Haraway, Mohácsi draws our attention to the interference between disparate kinds of differences through the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 December 2007
... in a scientific journal, Chigaku Zassi [ Journal of Earth Sciences ]. The article, mentioning Japan's human and monetary sacrifices during the Sino-Japanese War and the consequent interference of three European powers, went on to add that “the soil of Taiwan is fertile. However, the island is not...