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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
... perspectives (genealogies, story elicitation and interpretation, attention to belief and local cultural frames for clinical effectiveness); (9) the role of the media (who speaks for whom, public relations, exoticizing moral panics, representations of science); (10) shifting logics of exchange in various...
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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
... 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 into moments of unexpected lyricism and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... (Chung HM), who later told the media that they felt uneasy about Hwang's blatant exaggerations of his scientific achievements after the fraud case was confirmed. Continued bureaucratic intervention is in some ways inevitable because academics themselves turn out to be incapable of self-governance for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... perceiving different uses, but they do not create affordances in the act of perception.” The potential of uses is activated by people who use technology, and the technology alters the way people communicate ( Vitak and Ellison 2013 ). As such, smartphones and social media created a new possibility: people...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lijing Jiang In 1988, the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology in mainland China was born at the Peking Medical College Third Hospital in Beijing. The Chinese media soon celebrated the IVF achievement for its scientific modernity, as well as for its indigenous...
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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
... in the text. This method gives a picture of the overall source influence on an issue, and as already noted, it aids in understanding the role of the media in social representations and power relationships in society ( Hansen et al. 1998 ). News source appearance was analyzed by measuring the...
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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
... body parts. By focusing on the time when organ transplantation from brain-dead donors was part of many intensive debates, this paper pays particular attention to the fictional representations of humanity, which feature body-part exchanges between the living and the dead, in genres ranging from Noh 能...
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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
... “First Nationwide Survey on Beauty Index: 86% Think Appearance Is Competitiveness, 55% Intend Plastic Surgery,” Chosun Ilbo , 6 September 2005. References Adams Josh ( 2009 ). Bodies of Change: A Comparative Analysis of Media Representations of Body Modification Practices...
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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 September 2019) 13 (3): 391–412.
Published: 01 September 2019
... fueled the anxieties that moral, social, and ideological catastrophes would soon descend on the country. Through this media history of magnetic tape, this article shows how the governance of sound infrastructure and protocols was integral to the governance of people. 12 09 2018 29 01 2019...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the extent to which embryo research should be permitted suggests that scientists are not a one-voice group, as was suggested by representations of scientists in the media campaign ( H. Kim 2003 ). In one interview, a scientific member of the NBAC supported this, arguing strongly that scientific...