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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... development in Japan and subsequent contested discussions of children's posture, the article explores how new kinds of Japanese physique were envisioned by medical experts and state authorities. The postures of the schoolchildren were viewed as reflections of Japan's developing modernity in a variety of forms...
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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 2018) 12 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Togo Tsukahara Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 It’s terribly sad to have to announce that a leading historian of Japanese technology, Hitoshi Yoshioka 吉岡斉, passed away on 14 January 2018 at the age of sixty-four. Yoshioka is probably best known for his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Japanese communities around the world gathered at the Hibiya Public Hall in Tokyo, commemorating the nation’s twenty-six hundredth anniversary. Over the next week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Overseas Affairs awarded honors to 628 Japanese expatriates for their contributions both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... technical aid Burma overseas development assistance Balu Chaung Japanese empire Southeast Asia “In Burma's mountains and fields where the blood of 185,000 Japanese soldiers once flowed…many Japanese returned once again to shed the sweat of atonement,” wrote Itō Hiroichi, a Japanese civil engineer, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 619–622.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anders Blok Watanabe Hiroyuki , Japan's Whaling: The Politics of Culture in Historical Perspective. Translated by Hugh Clarke from the Japanese Original, Hogei mondai no rekishi shakaigaku 捕鯨問題の歴史社会学: 近現代日本におけるクジラと人間, Tokyo, Tōshindō, 2006 Melbourne : Trans Pacific Press , 2009 . 222 pp...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Anders Blok This article draws on ethnographic studies (conducted in Japan) into ongoing controversies over Japanese “research” whaling, in order to theorize what it might mean, in STS and elsewhere, to think comparatively about global connections, networks, and flows. Since the 1970s, Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Kae Ishii Yang Daqing Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883–1945 Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2011 . xvii+446 pp. $49.95 . 02 5 2012 02 5 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 323–345.
Published: 01 April 2014
... these situated in Japanese GE practices? And in what contexts is the development of high-tech naishin-dai legitimate? To answer these questions, we draw upon semiotic approaches to the analysis of artifacts with particular emphasis on gender politics, namely, the elucidation of “genderscript” of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 483–485.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Boumsoung Kim 小林茂 Shigeru Kobayashi , Gaihōzu: Teikoku Nihon no Ajia Chizu 外邦図—帝国日本のアジア地図 [Pictures of Foreign Countries: Japanese Empire's Maps on Asia] Tokyo : Chūō-kōrōn , 2011 . iv + 282 pp . ¥860 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 In Gaihōzu , professional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... bedrock of modern science. Declaring that the “cultivation of cinchona is inextricably tied to the livelihoods of the aboriginals,” Hoshi pitched a nationalistic and “humanitarian” vision of quinine self-sufficiency for Japan's growing empire, centered on providing a “Japanese standard-of-living” to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Janice Matsumura MIMURA JANIS Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press , 2011 . 229 + ix pp. $39.95 . 15 9 2011 15 9 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ryuma Shineha This article aims to describe time-lined changes in the topics and framings of stem cell research (SCR) and regenerative medicine (RM) in Japanese mass media after the 1990s. Seventy-four hundred news articles were collected and analyzed for co-word network structures. Network changes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Japanese context in particular but build on experiences elsewhere in the world and are intended to be useful multinationally and transnationally. 12 12 2014 08 10 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 religion spirituality psychiatry psychotherapy Japan Freud...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Aya Homei This article studies the formation of Japanese ventures in family planning deployed in various villages in Asia from the 1960s onward in the name of development aid. By critically examining how Asia became the priority area for Japan's international cooperation in family planning and by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jung Lee Henry Todd A. , Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945 Berkeley: University of California Press , 2014 . 299 pp . $47.75 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Todd A. Henry looks into the restructuring of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 277–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Yasuhito Abe Fujigaki Yuko , ed., Lessons from Fukushima: Japanese Case Studies on Science, Technology and Society Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Switzerland , 2015 . 242 pp . $129.00 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Since the Great East Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the authors elicit and describe the opinions of sixty-one Japanese life-science researchers on the ethical and social issues surrounding the science of mind and behavior. The results reveal significant diversity of opinions, especially when the subject was the genetic “enhancement” and “medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Singapore. It was a stimulating experience, and allowed me to reflect on STS in Japan in a wider Asian/global context. 2 The March workshop also led to a round-table session on Japanese STS in an East Asian context held in June 2009 in Taiwan. 1 STS can also be Science, Technology and Society. 2 Togo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Morris Low The field of the history of Japanese science is at a crossroads. By working with STS scholars, promoting interaction with the Asian region and beyond, the field can be reinvigorated. This paper outlines the current situation and identifies key institutions and players who will lead the...