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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... science by selectively mobilizing contrasting scientific claims and scientific authorities based on each media outlet's political position. The distinctive role of such a media culture in the science-related political discourse is further highlighted when we consider US media coverage of BSE risk during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the time-lined trend of Japanese news media on SCR? What topics and framings have occupied Japanese media attention regarding SCR? How have the ethical, social, political, and cultural aspects of SCR been treated? To answer these questions, this article aims to provide an overview of Japanese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the increase in international collaborations, researchers have rarely paid attention to the structural pattern of internal collaboration among individual actors that reflects culturally embedded characteristics in East Asia. To fill this gap, this study explores research collaboration in South Korea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... culture related to Song Ci, a process that has reinforced the origin story espoused by forensic professionals while disseminating the story of Song Ci in a wide range of popular media. The eight hundredth anniversary commemoration events in Jianyang occurred amid the emergence of a growing field of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Cultural Studies, Kobe University, 1-2-1 Tsuru Kabuto, Nada, Kobe 657-8501, Japan e-mail: leiden93@gmail.com 08 05 2011 23 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 On 11 March 2011, a mega-earthquake (magnitude 9.0) hit the northeastern coast of Japan, followed by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
... into moments of unexpected lyricism and grace. I’m influenced by cinema that maintains an ascetic style of storytelling, blends documentary and narrative technique, and succeeds with vigor and precision at painting rich portraits of human beings in their time. Few concepts in Japanese culture carry...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... offline interactions in Australia and Korea. Both countries are similar with regard to the penetration of Internet and digital media. However, there are differences in the daily routines of adolescents, as well as cultural differences. By comparing the two countries, we can acquire a better understanding...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 619–622.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anders Blok Watanabe Hiroyuki , Japan's Whaling: The Politics of Culture in Historical Perspective. Translated by Hugh Clarke from the Japanese Original, Hogei mondai no rekishi shakaigaku 捕鯨問題の歴史社会学: 近現代日本におけるクジラと人間, Tokyo, Tōshindō, 2006 Melbourne : Trans Pacific Press , 2009 . 222...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... a culture of hubris, and the state prevented the media from raising critical perspectives. This analysis is usefully understood as a narrative. Like all narratives, it reveals certain issues and masks others. One of the limitations of the “failure of Japan” narrative is that its national focus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... social movements with mobilization on a global stage, building strategic alliances with environmental movements around the world, and using a range of mass and electronic media to force its voice to be heard and taken seriously ( Baviskar 1995 ). Numerous other examples of resistance can easily be added...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “overpopulation” and prevent the “adverse selection of race” ( Matsubara 1997 , 1998 ; Ogino 2008 ; Tama 2006 ). Its aim was to develop the economy and establish a “civilized/cultured nation-state” ( bunka kokka 文化国家) to regulate both the quantity and quality of population ( Matsubara 1997 ). In 1949, the EPL...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... crossed over with the positioning of Japan's biopolitical identity, which oscillated between admiration for the “civilized” white Western race and a form of Asian fraternity buttressed by the notion of a homogenous “yellow race” and a shared culture ( Majima 2013, 2014 ). This interaction between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... perspectives: sociocultural anthropology , the anthropology of development , and applied development anthropology . From the former we know rice as a set of cultural practices. The anthropology of development critiques and analyzes rice development in the light of existing farmer practices and technosocial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-entrepreneurs to promote the biotech industry in postcolonial Hong Kong. Through assessing scientific literature, media representations, business strategies, and programmatic visions of key scientist-entrepreneurs in Hong Kong's biotech enterprise, I highlight how factors such as local history and geopolitical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
... discussed from a cultural viewpoint. Chang and Hong offer such a discussion in the article they prepared for this issue, on the role of the mass media in creating a certain public image of scientific knowledge. In South Korea, as they show, dubious information presented as scientific fact has become...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., evident in large public protests, made the issue highly newsworthy. For many people the news media represent their main source of information on GM and the issues surrounding it. The news media are able to influence the public agenda by making some issues more salient in the minds of the public. Moreover...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., popular, and commercial sectors. Neuroscientific research, particularly studies of bilingualism, provided interesting information for the media and companies. This information was used to promote novel commercial devices and educational programs specifically designed for learning English. The media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... first Japanese trial was conducted in 1995. This trial event garnered extensive media coverage but yielded little opposition. To understand the public reaction, a range of sources were examined, including news media and popular scientific magazines. In the case of Japan, public acceptance did not mean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shun-Ling Chen Chen 陳信行 Hsin-Hsing , Kanjian bujie zhi wu: Gongye shehui zhong zhishi quanwei de wenhua shizuo 看見不潔之物︰工業社會中知識權威的文化實作 [ Bad Stuff in Your Food and Other Pressing Matters: Cultural Practices in Institutionalized Epistemic Authorities in the Industrial Society ] Taipei...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., Japanese seismicity, knowledge and technology of earthquakes, Japanese carpentry, and cultural politics co-produced one another. His main finding is that the media through which the lithosphere's movements propagated were not monolithic, in that they were situated in geopolitical contexts such as the...