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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the S&T Basic Plan aimed at two-way science communication, and have used such justifications as “the shying-away of young people from S&T,” “accountability for research investment,” and “problem-solving on issues related to S&T and society,” without considering the reality of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... design, which was deemed suitable for Chinese infertile women. By tracing the project director Zhang Lizhu's professional, social, and technological experiences as the IVF project proceeded at the Third Hospital, I examine the sociopolitical justifications of the project and the technological strategies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Japanese prowhaling establishment continues to justify whaling in the Antarctic for scientific purposes. The ethnographic puzzle picked up here is how such work of scientific justification plays out in transnational contexts. Engaging discussions in actor-network theory (ANT), the article addresses this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
... scene, organ donation and brain death are interpreted through economic practices. 27 12 2011 01 12 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Bioeconomy justification organ transplantation brain death controversy Organ transplantation has been debated since the 1960s in Japan, and many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... published monograph that does not require tiresome elucidations of concepts, repetitive justifications on the organization of chapters, and enthusiastic references to social and cultural theorists from Slavoj Žižek to Bruno Latour. In addition, Rajan's research took place during an early stage of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 147–152.
Published: 01 December 2007
... historians and the conservative liberals, namely between the pro-socialists and the pro-Americans. 1 Pro-American historiography partly coincided with the nationalistic view, claiming justification of Japan's Imperialism and its contribution to the modernization of the colonies. 2 During this period...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
... journey through the development of minying enterprises in four locales: Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, and Guangzhou. While he does not offer explicit justification for selecting these four cities, Segal does a thorough job of comparing and contrasting local government support for the minying in each case...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... ascent” was a shift from talk about things to talk about talk about things. Epistemic ascent similarly shifts attention from the practical and discursive activities of the sciences to the justification of propositions or timeless sentences that can be extracted from these activities. Perhaps the most...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... are at stake and where a range of competing scientific or technical justifications are available for mobilization by different stakeholders. Where alternative scientific truth-claims, often equally valid, are mobilized by politically opposed groups (as, for instance, in the arguments for or against...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2014) 9 (2): 221–224.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Fifth, scientific activities are multidimensional—we have discovery, structure, growth (development or occurrence), change, social environment, norm, and so on—interrelated in various contexts but irreducible to the dichotomy between the context of discovery and the context of justification. And sixth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... under the impression that they will reliably supply safe, efficient, and inexpensive power and therefore help with modernization, national security, and population growth. Nuklir Jawa is an excellent primer into the myriad reasons and justifications behind the push for nuclear energy in small nations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 419–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... stigmatized as a working-class disease, or as a justification for malingering, it was seldom covered in newspapers. Finally, the book's fourth period stretches from the 1950s through the 1970s. The book omits the wartime and the allied occupation periods (around the 1940s) from the analysis. This choice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... They had also been critical of the notion of “biology is destiny,” but biological determinism seemed to live on. Scientific research continues to offer resources for biological determinism and justification for the status quo, and this holds true in Taiwan as well. Indeed, compared to feminist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 December 2007
... changes. Second, is the area drawn by Japanese imperialism and the Cold War necessarily the best way to define East Asia? I don't mean that that definition is not valid, but I wish to see more justification for characterizing East Asia in such terms. Weren't there long-term historical, societal, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... infection. Many doctors resolved the latter question by referencing “predispostion” ( taishitsu ), arguing that heredity or some other factor rendered some people more susceptible to the disease than others. Hirokawa suggests that the claim of Fujino and others that segregation had no medical justification...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... women to pursue engineering science while learning to be able helpmates. She also points to how the natural sciences (including medicine) were more accessible to women; further, science courses were available in the women colleges. The rhetoric of an “able helpmate” was used as justification for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... biomedical construction of safety is universally shared. Again, this was not found in the research conducted at local levels in the Philippines. Lastly, by doing what is thought to be best for the other's own good, a justification of paternalism is clearly illustrated in this statement. Furthermore, this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... neutrality of the contributor does not amount to an inducement to make the contribution. In other words, the fair treatment of women who donate their eggs solely for research is the primary justification for allowing compensation to be provided for loss of time and earnings that are consequential to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Jakarta was given to Suez Environnement, a French-based company, and the East Zone to RWE Thames, a British company that was subsequently bought by the current operator, PT Aetra Air Jakarta (see Fig. 1 ). Jakarta's water privatization followed the usual justification that the private sector would have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Second, this modernity exercised power in a way removed from the scientific spirit that it originally espoused even though it presented scientific rationality as its cause and justification. In my view, the process through which modern Western medicine expanded in and infiltrated Korean society was not...