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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... study of the complex relations between technology and social life in a Chinese rural setting and to explore the logic and dynamics whereby rural populations confront and integrate new technical products into their everyday life. This paper is divided into three main parts: following the introduction on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... (and, ultimately, sexual differences). These two terms' lexicality and indexicality thus mutually reinforced one another in the production of their semiotic possibilities and epistemo- logicality . I then show that while they adopted ci and xiong as the bioscientific synonyms of the more culturally...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of a spectrum of material and nonmaterial benefits. Scientific entrepreneurialism in Singapore, I suggest, cannot be reduced to profit-making but includes larger goals of self-knowledge, expertise, and security. I explore the interacting logics of pluripotency and fungibility that animate scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... citizenship by outlining the complex and contradictory relationship between democracy and the logic of bioethical regulation, and between the roles and identities of campaigners and expert groups and the larger public needs. We argue that the professionalization of bioethics in South Korea has missed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... collaborative expertise to counter government logic. Conceptually, this article analyzes recent discussions of public participation in STS and then highlights the indeterminacy of its participation and the mutual process of constructing scientific claims shared by protesters and experts. Empirically, this study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... forensic DNA practices in a nondemocratic country governed by a communitarian logic. To fill this lacuna in the literature, this article considers Singapore as an authoritarian state governed by a communitarian philosophy. The article highlights basic innovations and technologies of forensic DNA practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Instead, his concern is the logic of risk reduction and profit maximization. According to Dumit, we coexist between two paradigms. In the old paradigm, what he calls the “individual health” paradigm, symptoms interrupt a life, a doctor takes a history and makes a treatment, and the patient is returned...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2011
... section surveys the field while considering logical empiricism and falsificationism. The second section discusses Kuhn and other philosophers' interpretations and refinements of his ideas. Ontological issues and their sociological and political reverberations (such as the science wars, as well as the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of philosophical resistance and criticisms of Kuhn's Structure from the 1960s to the 1980s in the English-speaking world are familiar enough. But the general situation in East Asia, and Taiwan in particular, are interestingly different. While traditions of analytic philosophy and logical positivism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 December 2008
... offers a false dualism, that the network logic of SME is informal trust and high-tech industry has formal trust network mechanism. According to my own research about the collaboration relationships between Taiwan's integrated circuit firms and Japan's counterparts, Taiwan's companies established long...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and Lin do not avoid it. Biomedicine, they tell us, is causal and reductive, while Chinese medicine is syncretic and hybridizing, contextual and correlative. The logics of the two medicines (here reified for purposes of comparison) are different, and more important, the “things” managed in therapy are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 259–261.
Published: 01 December 2007
... it, and what was the logic they employed to do so? Did this logic reflect the broader sense of Korea's place in the global technological pecking order? These are no doubt difficult questions to answer, but they are critical to gaining a better understanding of the transition from imitation to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . That article approved of Kuhn's ideas but also pointed out that “the issue of the interaction between science and society and the influence of social factors on the logical structure of knowledge was excluded in his idea” ( Mikulinski and Markova 1978: 73 ). That same year, Yang Tong 杨童 published a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... ontological assumptions of specific historical disciplines” (12). In addition to outlining the interrelationships among component disciplines, they also identify three “logics,” that is, rationales, behind interdisciplinarity. The first is the logic of accountability, which aims to bring science closer to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 49–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... or against approving genetically modified corn), it is as likely to be rhetorical skill, or the number of human and nonhuman allies one has enrolled, or how much it rained in Russia last summer, that decides the outcome as any formal logic. Because STS views scientific research as invariably shaped...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
... biopolitical relations play out in contemporary China. One of the distinctive features of recent biopolitical studies (e.g., Sunder Rajan 2006 ; Cooper 2007 ; Rose 2007 ) has been a concern with the ways that market logics now inform and organize both laboratory life and the life of populations. China gives...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... United States, and Finland since 2004, the book moves at a breathtaking pace followed by “a riot of short chapters like the flushes of mushrooms . . . not a logical machine” (viii). I have to, however, “translate” this picturesque prose into a dull recapitulation to make this review possible. Overall, we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... practices in common-law and civil-law systems, observing the theatrical attributes of common-law courts that give more weight to the perceptions of the viewing public (the jury). He finds civil-law courts formalistic and machine-like, assuming judges to exercise fine judgment based on reason and logic under...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 551–553.
Published: 01 December 2009
... local community, and how the cultural logic of a professional community's public discourse can articulate a village community's traditional discourse. To tackle these issues, the author produces painstaking case studies that yield insightful conclusions. Indeed, this may be one of the most solid...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... come to grips with the complexities of the brave new world of genomics. Seeking to further Michel Foucault's biopolitics as part of the active use of disciplinary mechanisms to regulate the populace, Biocapital lays out and conceptualizes the cultural logic of the circulation of capital in the...