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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 445–451.
Published: 01 November 2012
... than a set of instructions or customary practice. But what is happening under this rubric? Are we participating in STS as usual, drawing on Asian materials? Or are East Asian theories emerging in the regional practice of STS? Can we imagine “Asia as method” in STS? Some South Asian STS scholars...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 239–250.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: Postcoloniality, Symmetry, and Method” in this issue, John Law and Lin Wen-yuan forcefully argue for what they call “a third postcolonial version of the principle of symmetry” (214). This insistence is firmly rooted in their ethnographic encounters with practices of Taiwanese STS and Chinese medicine. In these...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 211–227.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and talked about heterogeneity, relationality, and other aspects of ANT and its successor projects. At the end of the seminar series, he told his Taiwanese audience that the world is not coherent, and he argued that it can be understood only if STS uses methods that also are themselves multiple and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 251–256.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ruey-Lin Chen © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 John Law and Wen-yuan Lin's “Provincializing STS: Postcoloniality, Symmetry, and Method” in this issue is an ambitious article, proposing a new postcolonial approach to STS studies. Law and Lin attempt to extend the...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Fig. 1   Polynomial expressions with the method of the celestial element 13 Fig. 1 . Polynomial expressions with the method of the celestial element13 More
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Published: 01 April 2014
Fig. 2   An equation represented with the method of borrowing root and powers Fig. 2 . An equation represented with the method of borrowing root and powers More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 347–362.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Fig. 1   Polynomial expressions with the method of the celestial element 13 Fig. 1 . Polynomial expressions with the method of the celestial element13 ...
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 2   An image added to New Land Surveying Methods , translated by Okamoto Noribumi. Images were often presented in an imagined modern context and symbolic of “civilization,” such as brick buildings, oceangoing vessels, and Western-style clothing, conspicuously displayed. Courtesy of the More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 3   The frontispiece to A Summary of Western Manufacturing Methods . The name of the translator is preceded by that of the supervisor, Mitsukuri-sensei. This likely refers to Mitsukuri Rinshō 箕作麟祥, a well-known Western scholar and grandson of the family's renowned Rangakusha patriarch More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 533–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Thomas Scheiding; Borchuluun Yadamsuren; Gantulga Lkhagva The adoption of electronic methods dominates the modern discussion of the scholarly communication process. What is often overlooked in this discussion, however, is how the scholarly communication process is constructed, with researchers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 223–227.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Suzanne Moon This essay introduces the forum "Engaging Asia," a set of essays drawn from a roundtable by the same name cosponsored at the 2011 Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) annual meeting by SHOT and the History of Science Society. The forum explores the history as both a method and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... demonstrate it in his own work. This coincided with Wu's reorientation from algebraic topology to mechanization of geometric proofs. Wu claimed that ancient Chinese mathematics inspired the method he developed, both by its general style and by specific techniques. His use of ancient Chinese mathematics was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Dominic Glover The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is a novel approach to rice cultivation that is claimed to be both more productive and more sustainable than conventional methods. It is said to have been discovered by a French Jesuit missionary working in Madagascar during the 1970s and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 2013
... process of herb collection as it occurs at different levels in clinics in Tibet. This article begins with a systematic review of the general principles of medicinal plant collection methods as set out in the ancient traditional medical system. Because the demand for plants is generated by the need to make...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... turn, launched a reevaluation among historians, sociologists, and demographists of biography and the biographical method. Benefiting from this reflection that mainly focuses on the European biographical tradition, this paper analyzes biographical enterprise within the Chinese tradition by relying on a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 453–474.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Daniel Asen The Qing inquest was one function of the bureaucracy which administered justice throughout the empire. Concern over integrity of this component of judicial process fuelled development of standardized techniques to ensure quality of forensic determinations. A key method for determining...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... application of participatory methods in social decision-making processes regarding technological issues. Through this description and analysis, we would like to emphasize the effects of the complicated and subtle structure of local context on the consequence of local decision-making processes. We then propose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... interactions between experts and laypersons in two consensus conferences in Taiwan to find illuminating illustrations. Quantitative and qualitative methods were employed to understand the cases. We found that in each of the two consensus conferences, on average the level of laypersons' science literacy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
... methods, and therapeutic applications of their own tradition could not be replicated by their Western rivals. 30 9 2008 2 9 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... study. Key dynamics, lessons, methods and mechanisms critical to the success of this intervention are appraised. This paper offers theoretical reflection on boundary work between science, policy and community and focuses on the challenges in including local knowledge to produce ‘useable knowledge’ in...