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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 1   Measuring rice trial plots in Baucau. Coordinator Dina Marcal helps farmers measure on-farm demonstration trial (OFDT) plots to test new rice varieties. Photograph courtesy of Seeds of Life (http://www.seedsoflifetimor.org) Fig. 1 . Measuring rice trial plots in Baucau. Coordinator More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... technological decisions vis à vis alternative futures and normative choices, but such efforts were marginalised. Questions about agbiotech as control were displaced and channelled into regulatory issues and control measures. Despite aspirations to democratise technological choices, the exercises tended to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 173–208.
Published: 01 September 2009
... mediators who could make indigenous medicine understandable to researchers. In the Dutch East Indies, these mediators were Indo-European women who had built up a medical lore with both European and Indigenous elements. The diminishing trust in the standard therapeutic measures created a window of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Chung-hsi Lin Reassembled cars can be seen everywhere in Taiwan. In the past few decades, the government has repeatedly clamped down on them. It has also taken measures such as negative persuasion, technical requirements, alienation, phaseout, and developed standard agricultural vehicles to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... amounted to a relatively small community. The STS challenge is measurable in the increase in the number of scholars who have lost interest in philosophical debates. They doubted that these sorts of debates were far from the reality of science, technology, and society. Since philosophical debate within STS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... social to reach “impoverished” others, local groups reach out to development actors to evaluate and appropriate their resources and accept or redirect those efforts. In a political interplay of disciplinary measures and localizing translations, development projects are re-invented, or aspects thereof...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... eighteen American universities. Collaboration identified in this study goes beyond coauthorship, which remains a popular measure of research collaboration in the literature. The results suggest that while international collaboration is growing, migrants do not necessarily collaborate only with those from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... measured, (2) the structure of agencies or institutions concerned with the issue, and (3) the underlying value that implicitly affords such an effort toward enhancing our capacity. With regard to the elite sports regime, the focus is rather tightly structured, whereas for memory enhancement, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Alfred J. Montoya This article explores the collection, compilation and circulation of contested quantitative data within an emerging HIV/AIDS apparatus in Vietnam, a United States–led apparatus that prioritizes indicators of performance, fiscal efficiency, and quantitative measures of program...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Seiko Ishihara-Shineha Given the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, Japan is at a major point to reevaluate its policies on the public communication of science. However, the government's self-reflection on their measures and policies of science communication has been inadequate. This study...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... quality information and triggered on-demand responses from the government to improve the air quality management measures. The analysis further highlights the characteristics of community air monitoring in Taiwan as well as its potentials and limitations. 7 12 2017 9 08 2018 Copyright...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... static, statistical taxonomy of precisely measured blood and body parts. As an administrative tool of empire and nation building, the quantitatively defined Asian was plotted along Cartesian coordinates of racial purity. By the twenty-first century, new computational technologies flexibly supported both...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Fig. 2   Changes in number of characters of descriptions by category in sections addressing STS measures in each white paper Fig. 2 . Changes in number of characters of descriptions by category in sections addressing STS measures in each white paper More
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Published: 01 September 2017
Fig. 1   Correspondence analysis of keywords in white papers in the sections addressing STS measures: top 90 keywords filtered by chi-square value from 197 words that appeared between 30 and 300 times, representing the relative location of a center point for each year. The distribution of square More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... on the modern state, including colonial administration. The most important economic resources during the development of industrialization were human beings, who, without proper measures, would easily fall victim to contagious diseases like malaria. Regardless of colonial or independent status, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 319–323.
Published: 01 June 2013
... tools for combating infectious diseases, and though Japan hoped to enact more rigorous quarantine measures for the general public, these were opposed by the Western powers because of concerns of potential restriction on trade. In contrast, during the years between the two world wars, China and Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
... governed by measures composed jointly by medicine and society. Kawagoe illustrates this by referring to the improvement of life expectancy in nineteenth-century Germany, to which he attributes a growing value placed on life and a view of death as unusual. Factors that jeopardized health were countered by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 317–318.
Published: 01 June 2013
... alleviate this epidemic, which threatened US trade activities, Washington moved to intervene in Cuba's war of independence. When the sanitary measures for yellow fever control urged by the United States are examined, it becomes clear, says Espinosa, that political and economic concerns were paramount...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... measurement techniques, hydrological observation technology, hydraulic testing, reinforced concrete, and ship-lock mechanics were implemented, mainly for water conservation and afforestation. During the period when Nanjing served as the seat of the national government, a plan for managing the upper, middle...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... remained under the charge of the police department. It was an arrangement that bore striking similarity to that used in Japan, but the author has not explored this connection. The chapter also contains some interesting accounts of preventive measures implemented during cholera outbreaks, i.e., sending out...