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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... representation politicization of science science-related controversy media culture In early April 2008, the government of South Korea decided to resume importing US beef, which had been banned because of the concern about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). BSE, commonly known as mad cow disease...
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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 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... media circus, primitivization, and appeal to perverse middlebrow sublime pleasures of exotic enchantment and claim to horror ( Whitfield et al. 2008 ). Alpers and his fellow authors also make a point of having asked and received permission of the Papua New Guinea government for their study and of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... build up capacities for biotechnological research. The present article analyzes the early (pre-Biopolis) biotechnology discourse in Singapore, with special emphasis on its representations in the official media and on its strategic uses by the various stakeholders involved. Against the backdrop of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., utilizing formal devices that shatter the illusion of a conventional representation of reality. Furusato is the first film I shot myself without a crew, working only with a translator. Because I don’t speak Japanese, my instinct directed the camera. This hard-won intimacy, I hope, translates on film...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., veterinarians (red). In short, Hwang practically became “surrounded” by hostile medical doctors and those who applied for biological research such as Yong-Man Han (Han YM) and Hyung-Min Chung (Chung HM), who later told the media that they felt uneasy about Hwang's blatant exaggerations of his scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... 12 02 2017 18 06 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Internet social media young people Australia Korea curated activities ephemerality social networks Communication technologies have been developed to enhance people’s ordinary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-Carmeli (1997) has shown that the media narrative of the first case in Israel centered on a Zionist understanding and representation of both Israeli pronatalism and hierarchical gender relations. Aditya Bharadwaj ( 2000 , 2002 ), in contrast, offers a contested story about the priority of test-tube baby...
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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 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
... news sources appearing in news stories is an essential part of understanding the role of the news media in the process of “social representation and power relationships in society” ( Hansen et al. 1998 : 108). Previous international research into newspaper coverage of biotechnology in the United...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Khiun Kai Liew The print and broadcast media are traditionally vital vehicles for both the transmission of information and framing of discussion on health, medicine, and diseases. However, their roles have been largely peripheral in medical historiography. In this respect, this paper explores the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
... mumyo of the organ donor and recipient and their search for salvation. Mumyo-no-i acquired the status of a traditional representation of the subject. Televised in Japan and staged in several places in Japan and the United States, it attracted great attention from the American and Japanese media, which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... However, it cannot be denied that conducting research online brings with it issues of access, privacy, and representation (see also Blank 2008 ; Charlesworth 2008 ; Hine 2000 , 2008 ). I would always inform those I friended on social media of my research interests and intentions. In some cases this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
...So Yeon Leem This study investigates the widely recognizable discourse that characterizes South Korea as a plastic surgery nation by tracing media coverage of plastic surgery as published in two major Korean newspapers from 1960 to 2009.This study attempts to enrich our understanding of plastic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). These strategies foreground specific personalities in an instrumentalization of experience, expert knowledges, and identity in a delicate balance between projecting strength and indicating urgent need. These strategies are played out in the realm of social media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... animal, a computer game, and a family member. I analyze the way these comparisons gave this robot multiple shapes when it was developed in the laboratory, made it famous through media attention, and then created acceptance by its owners. I show that focusing on plastic comparisons is a useful way of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... historians and forensic professionals and viewed as a founding figure of the modern forensic sciences in China and, in the boldest claims, across the globe. Song has also become the subject of historical novels, television shows, and other popular media. This article examines the ways in which the historical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... use nuclear weapons. By focusing on the most characteristic media in science dissemination of the 1950s such as the Newsletter of Science Dissemination ( Kexue puji tongxun ), as well as popular science journals such Science Pictorial ( Kexue huabao ) and Knowledge Is Power ( Zhishi jiushi liliang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of research using embryos was often quoted by the media, the fact that scientific and medical members of the NBAC showed various views concerning the extent to which embryo research should be permitted suggests that scientists are not a one-voice group, as was suggested by representations of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... coats” that epitomize the wrongs of the market and the failures of the reform. This article, however, complicates such bifurcating representations of patients and doctors. Drawing on ethnographic and archival research, I suggest that, instead of pitched against each other from the opposite ends of the...