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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Ayurvedic formulas are viewed both as collective resources that must be protected from private appropriation to ensure further mining and as innovative products deemed protected through trademarks and patents. This article explores this conundrum, using the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... players (state, industry, and so on), hence several “regimes of nuclearity.” In the global order issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 1957, a nation with uranium mines and no other nuclear activities qualified for IAEA leadership. But by 1972 the agency had excluded uranium mines and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 is an impressive analysis of the history of the interaction between political and ecological thought in modern Japan. The Japanese experience of the Ashio Copper Mine pollution incident during the late Meiji period created a great many thinkers and activists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 December 2018
... without dwelling on it. Yet, according to the records of the Iwami silver mines, it seems that the copper miners and their commercial networks with the continent were at the origin of the exploitation of the Iwami silver mines in the early sixteenth century. Beyond the variations of the metals that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 499–502.
Published: 01 August 2014
... ecological thinking. When the Tokugawa regime forced peasants to transform the combination of crops centered on rice paddies into monocultures, famines became common, and Andō organized protests. In the section devoted to the devastating pollution caused by the Ashio copper mine, Walker's pages on the local...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... interests of low-wage workers. Symbolic was the miners' strike at the Miike coal mine in 1960, triggered by the Mitsui Mine's announcement of layoffs. The logic of economics of energy policies suggested a shift from a coal-centered economy to an oil-based one, hence reducing the number of coal-mining jobs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... is politically barren and intellectually futile. An example might clarify the matter here. One of the most trenchant oppositions to a megatech project in contemporary India has been mounted against the proposed bauxite mine on Niyamgiri Hill in Orissa. The locals who live on or around the hill...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 June 2019
... AZ’s science team and the community had been a long-standing problem. AZ was launched in June 2014 by Planet Resources (PR), a for-profit company focusing on asteroid mining. After only five months into the project, the lack of communication from the science team had led to complaints: contributors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 June 2016
... signed in 1904, under which the Dayeh (大冶) Mine should supply Japan with 70,000–100,000 tons of ore in order to borrow a large sum of money from Japanese banks to fund technical reforms. After 1913, the Yawata Ironworks sent engineers to Hanyehping to help set up a new blast furnace at Dayeh, which meant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 237–241.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of ANT, see Callon ( 1980 ). Consider that Callon and Latour, two leaders of ANT, were at faculties of the Centre de Sociologie de L'Innovation (Center for Sociology of Innovation), École de Mine (School of Mining). 4 My use of the term `actual' is, of course, very different from its current...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... deposits of fossil fuels and thus an unprecedented amount of new energy for practical work in factories, arsenals, and on ships.” (p. 93) But he neglects to mention the important Chinese production of URK in the statecraft school of scholars, who wrote insightful essays about mining, agricultural yields...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 301–303.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and technology policy in postwar Japan. Starting with a reflection on the government's public response to the 2011 earthquake, this article nicely reveals a continual gap between policy claims and ways to achieve them. Using data-mining technology, Ishihara-Shineha examines Japanese white papers on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
...” and elsewhere (86; emphasis mine). Aihwa Ong, in turn, focuses on Singapore, with an attached chapter on BGI in Shenzhen, 1 albeit through the narrow lens of her ethnicity concerns. She provides a meditation on popular affect about biotechnology issues and continues her speculations on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2016
... intellectual adventures freely. Thus we will soon be publishing the first Indonesian STS special issue, and might have a mining story from Latin America with Asia as its method. Former associate editor Shang-Jen Li once posted a spoof news article on his Facebook page—“US Census Bureau to Reclassify Filipinos...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the mining of local coal deposits. Construction of the railway from Qingdao to Jinan began 25 August 1899. Five years later, this 435-kilometer-long railway was finished and opened to traffic. Academic circles in mainland China have long been influenced by ideology, and as a consequence...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 June 2010
... it military domination in Asia for three decades after 1860. The project included arsenals, shipyards, machine shops, iron mines, and iron workshops nationwide, and for all these, thousands of Chinese and foreign administrative experts, translators, and advisors were needed. The series of national...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 445–448.
Published: 01 September 2017
... adequate importance to the efforts of the late-Qing government at imitating, equipping itself with, and using Krupp's guns. Looking at the book as a whole, a number of points merit full recognition. First, the mining of new historical materials is the most powerful endorsement of a new research idea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Chinese scientists but also provides a gold mine of primary sources on the broader history of Chinese science, education, and politics at a scale and with details unsurpassed in the modern era, with potential relevance for many disciplines in the social and natural sciences. Besides Zhu’s professional...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 511–518.
Published: 01 December 2009
... reported that the cause of itai-itai disease was cadmium which could be traced to mining-related pollution of the Jinzu River by the Mitsui Company. Some chemists pointed to the high level of zinc in the river water and they detected cadmium in the sample. In trials held over the period 1967-1972, 236...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... created the aforementioned Managing Agency for Strategic Industries, which acted more or less as a holding company for the ten corporations deemed “strategic” by the New Order state (80). Four manufactured airplanes, ships, explosives for mining, and guns and ammunition. Five produced steel, locomotives...