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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Biostudies (concurrent), Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (concurrent), Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan e-mail: kato@zinbun.kyoto-u.ac.jp 02 04 2009 06 01 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 The science of mind and behavior has grown enormously in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for further discussion of the different characters of technical and industrial modernization in China and Japan, through detailed research and a comparison of the history of technology transfer and development in the two countries” (2). This book is not a simple material expansion of Fang's 2011...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 173–188.
Published: 01 June 2011
... highlights the ways in which different actors responded to the material agency of IR68144, drawing implications for reflexive practice and context responsiveness in a research effort increasingly distant from its projected beneficiaries. The case of iron rice research shows that while attempts to shape rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., discursive representations of tradition and modernity. Rather, we wish to highlight the role of ethnography to show how rice is situated within dynamic relations of materiality and agency that inform sociotechnical encounters. We ask, for example, how do the processes and aims of development interventions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
... materiality agency design invention discovery This article assesses the balance between discovery and invention that contributed to the development of a distinctive method of rice farming. By focusing on the dialectical interactions between human agency and the material and practical components of rice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
... farming as a technological system and provides detailed microhistorical data on the various kinds of social and material transformations operated on this “traditional” system by the communist Green Revolution. Particular attention is given to technological materialities, including the physical actions of...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 11 TSC transported materials mainly by sugar rail along with cattle carts in the 1950s. Photo cited from Chiu-Chen Lian ( 1981 , p. 88) Fig. 11. TSC transported materials mainly by sugar rail along with cattle carts in the 1950s. Photo cited from Chiu-Chen Lian (1981, p. 88) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Hart N. Feuer This essay explores the ways in which the materiality of rice is encountered by agents along the production-consumption chain, from farmers to processors to urban consumers. Each agent, whether it is a farmer, miller, trader, consumer, or agronomic research agency, defines what is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
... toward their potential as an instrument to inspire trust. The aim is new insight into how Chinese culture historically implemented, expressed, and received rights within material production. This reveals some of the factors that affected practical knowledge transmission in Chinese culture. Starting with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 303–326.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Karine Carole Chemla This article aims at highlighting a radical change in the materiality of tu between the time when they were first mentioned in Chinese mathematical texts in the third century commentaries on Canons and the thirteenth century, from which there are abundant illustrations in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Chris Kortright Through an ethnography of the C 4 Rice Project's sorghum experiment in the Philippines, this article analyzes particular practices in experimental rice fields and how rice researchers understand their work through specific material practices and engagements with the plants...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., reemerge, create countercurrents, upwell, and return in other forms. Agency is important but deeply limited in historical processes. The ocean-atmosphere-land flows are both metaphorical and material. As material, they condition life and history on earth. The question that arises today is the extent to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Suli Sui; Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner As in other areas of science, the conditions under which stem cell research develops are crucial to the development of its knowledge products. Material and intellectual resources, governance, and culture are factors that underlie the realization of science. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... identities. Not only does it modify the governmental target (from a set of practices to the materiality of timber), it also creates identities of the timber, that is, which timber meets the criteria to be procured and which timber is of “unknown” origin and subject to further surveillance. 09 3 2015 28...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... by placing this process in the material, economic context. 22 11 2011 22 11 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Science and nationalism empire postcolonialism Cold War East Asia Science and nationalism are arguably the two most vital features of modernity, yet their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
...John P. DiMoia In the aftermath of the Korean War (1950–53), the symbolic and material reconstruction of South Korea began, with much of the relief work assumed under the broad banner of the United Nations and its various affiliates and with a wide range of international aid and relief...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resulted in a further refinement of Maoist science philosophy that integrated materialism into science policies. 12 08 2016 18 12 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 history of science Maoist China knowledge production historical materialism epistemology of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Chris John Shepherd The anthropology of development seeks to understand the complex encounter between international and national development regimes and local patterns of livelihood and being. As science and development move objects, at once material and discursive, through the networks of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Allison Fish The so-called Digital Age, many claim, is marked by a shift from a global economy based on material industry to one based on the manipulation of information/knowledge. Whether or not one agrees with this assessment, the increased realization of information/knowledge as a prime source...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Timothy Yang This article examines Hoshi Pharmaceuticals' attempt to cultivate cinchona, the raw material for the antimalarial drug quinine, in the mountains of Taiwan during the 1930s and 1940s. Hoshi Hajime, the founder and president of the company, pitched a “humanitarian” vision of quinine self...