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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 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): 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 147–152.
Published: 01 December 2007
... left-wing 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... dissertation into a 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 295–297.
Published: 01 June 2008
... innovative superpower. Segal takes us on a 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and sociological views that he criticizes. For Quine ( 1960 ), “semantic 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... different interests 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2014) 9 (2): 221–224.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of justification. And sixth, we can propose a new cognitive evaluation to guide the future development of science: “to be” (reason and motivation) and “ought to be” (cognitive evaluation) should interact circularly and constantly (46–47). Ruey-Lin Chen's discussion of the philosophy of experiment...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... nuclear programs, usually 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 431–435.
Published: 01 September 2012
... others. Hirokawa suggests that the claim of Fujino and others that segregation had no medical justification ignores the real state of knowledge about the disease in the 1930s and 1940s and that Ogasahara, the hero within the “denunciatory history,” himself made problematic claims based upon poor science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 419–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... neurosis was 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 437–440.
Published: 01 September 2017
... critiques and propose strategies for change. 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 December 2007
... document and explain such 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... justification for allowing compensation to be provided for loss of time and earnings that are consequential to the donation. The BAC emphasises that a donor should not be made worse off by her altruistic giving, but it acknowledges the challenge of having to distinguish the provision of reasonable payment to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as justification for allowing women to study the natural sciences so that they could help in managing the demands of increased agrarian production and an industrializing the nation. In chapters 1 and 2, Bix discusses the setting up of separate crash courses, such as the Engineering, Science, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... good, a justification of paternalism is clearly illustrated in this statement. Furthermore, this perspective assumes that a treatment identified as appropriate, effective, and safe cannot be determined by a patient but, rather, can be decided for the patient only by an outside “expert.” Such a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
... natural science. 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (see Fig. 1 ). Jakarta's water privatization followed the usual justification that the private sector would have more capacity—knowledge and expertise—in managing a water company in order to generate profit. Cost recovery was one of the ideal goals of privatization. The bad performance of PAM Jaya...