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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Returning to the critiques of disembodied science, the author looks at the particular, situated, and subjective labor that researchers do in the fields to argue that these relationships offer different and richer ways to understand scientific knowledge production and practices. Drawing out a distinction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Heong Hong Por Cooper Melinda and Waldby Catherine , Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 . 296 pp. $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... attention to actors and issues often overlooked, such as Cold War politics, international flows of knowledge and materials, global consumers, nation building, villagers in Ōkuma and Futaba, and laborers at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. In particular, we highlight several significant ways in which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... society in addition to sociocultural anxieties over the fluid labor and capital flows of the colonial political economy. 29 9 2008 28 8 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
...-sufficiency for Japan's empire centered on providing indigenous tribes with food and education in exchange for their land and labor. This vision appealed to a wide range of actors, including police officials and government bureaucrats, who argued over how to civilize the aboriginal population; botanists and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... coordination, fundraising, and mobilization of labor. The reform, which they carried out by redefining responsibilities of the state and the people and by redistributing duty to the influential and wealthy, enabled the state to play a more active role in hydrological management to better benefit local society...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Wen-Tsong Chiou Abstract While enlisting the labor of nonscientists on a large scale for scientific knowledge making is now commonly praised as citizen science , citizens in those scientific undertakings usually do not contribute what Harry Collins and his colleagues in the Third Wave call...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 425–451.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., examines their interactions with technology and labor, and considers the dynamics of authority, power, and agency influencing their activities. Engaging the concept of “currents of tradition” and elements of assemblage theory, the author shows how changes in pharmacy practice relate to changes in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2012
... decades of the twentieth century, leading into contemporary China with barely a pause at midcentury. This sort of chronological breakthrough sheds new light on the transition from the traditional division of labor to the maximizing of profits and production of the Maoist years. Despite all the efforts of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... industry but applicable to many industries the world over. At first glance, the structure of the book suggests the classical Marxian division between capital and labor. Part 1, entitled “Proliferating Markets,” presents the development of the global uranium market, while part 2, “Nuclear Work,” is devoted...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
... diesel-powered cultivators. With government assistance and Japanese know-how, Taiwanese machine companies began to manufacture cultivators that suited local farming practices. Despite official promotion, cultivators remained too expensive to be widely used before the 1970s, when the farm labor forces...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 9–15.
Published: 01 March 2012
... production Military industrial complex Asian mode a Character of intensiveness High-tech intensive Starting from labor intensive Note: a  We have intentionally employed the term “Asian mode of production” to mean the postwar Asian phenomena illustrated in this article, as different from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., transforms the unproductive medical accident into a productive risk factor and, in the process, validates the safety of commercial drugs. In postsocialist China, the compact between collectivized labor and the socialization of risk has broken down in countless, insidious ways. Recruiting patients into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... attributed difficult labor to 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2011
... technologies under the medicalization of reproduction. Infertile women were treated differently in other places and other times. In “Women and Parasites: Sexual Division of Labor, Race Concepts and Patrick Manson's Parasitological Research,” Shang-jen Li's intent is to clarify Manson's naming politics. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resources, such as farmers, traders, teachers, and engineers, in the making of Japan and its imperialism. As Endoh 2009 reminds us, signs of Japanese expansion existed outside of East Asia, namely, in Latin America through government-led migration of manual labor and agricultural expansion—or the process...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Technicolor SA) in the 1990s. It set up its Taoyuan, Taiwan, plant in 1969, one of innumerable corporations that shifted labor-intensive manufacturing overseas, where cheap and unorganized labor was guaranteed by authoritarian, pro-business governments, and exported the product back to their home countries...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 371–373.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., proposing the mosquito as the intermediate host of the filarial parasite. Li also explores Manson's expertise in collecting research materials, taking samples, making slides, and operating microscopes. Chapter 4 reveals how the concept of the sexual division of labor in reproductive biology shaped Manson's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 455–457.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Geertz's pioneering study of colonial agriculture in Java (1963). Geertz argued that the technological and social attributes of wet-rice cultivation led to the intensification of production, mainly through increased labor, without leading to the transformation of the means of production or, by implication...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of technology in health care. As such, it increasingly becomes technologically and bureaucratically based. At the same time, emotional labor, crucial to nursing throughout its history, remains a significant part of nursing work. The chapter “The Labor Market in Nursing” points to the failure of...