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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
... together a disparate multiplicity of practices, each and every one of which bears witness, in a different mode, to the existence of what they group together. Given the overall tenor of this comment, I obviously feel in no position to say what East Asian STS (not to say “East Asia”) is or what it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Akinori Kubo This article analyzes the development and reception processes for the pet-type robots known as AIBO in order to explore the multiple ways in which technoscientific practices make realities of the world. I investigate how practices of comparison work in the emergence of a new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... dyad of im/mortality. The immortal body here is one that is multiple and can be accessed/consulted online by others at all times. The mortal body, in contrast, exists in or represents reality offline, referencing a state of becoming and eventual unbecoming. This article explores the tension produced...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Asian STS that grounds methodological advocacy for how anthropological STS initiatives revise received models and theories and how they work from multiple and differentiated Asian sites, thereby focusing on the importance of Asian examples in global theory without sliding into meaningless discussions of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Iven Francis Tao As Chinese medicine is going global, it is simultaneously adapting swiftly to local patterns of perception and interpretation, thereby being shaped into hitherto unknown forms. The globalization of Chinese medicine produces multiple localized visions of a healing system whose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... medical results of their introduction. I then look at the acclaim these products—symbolised by Rhône Poulenc Dagenan®—inspired locally, particularly in the urban settings where they were most accessible. The multiple factors behind this popular success are surely complex. Two which stand out are: first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... adopting nuclear power are steadily gaining currency among high officials and political elites, it is simultaneously being contested by an antinuclear alliance consisting of multiple groups that form an organized resistance. The organized resistance is primarily driven by suspicions that the current...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
... students around the globe grapple with multiple translations. In an effort to convey some of these diverse experiences of standardization and plurality of translations, this article offers four “snapshots” in the life of language standardization in Chinese medicine. These snapshots are derived from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... drawn from the Indian experience to highlight particular risks associated with digital governance and biopolitics. An overview of state and social technological interventions in India shows multiple intersections of sovereign and disciplinary powers. Together, these intersections give new meanings to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 355–376.
Published: 01 December 2016
... registration and demographic practice, and parties who strategically used the arrival of external actors to mobilize their own agendas. Cold War family planning thus represents a dynamic, interactive story, one in which multiple sets of partners with distinct agendas were able to work together. Building from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... conflict with the production system managed by each farming household, which was characterized by multiple farming, crop rotation, and a circular economy. Realizing the deficiencies in extending the technology, Ensuikō Sugar began to reform its work from the mid-1910s so as to win the hearts of the farmers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
... by new ones, creating a sense of ephemerality. Third, there is a close tethering of the online to the offline world. Young people constantly engage in multiple and simultaneous online social interactions while dipping in and out of their physical realities. The tension between permanency and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2019
... between geographical region and forms of knowledge in technoscience are firmly on the agenda, and they have conceptualized these in a range of different and sometimes contradictory ways. The multiplicity of East Asian STS is also reflexively refracted in different assumptions about the character and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Philip S. Cho; Nathan Bullock; Dionna Ali The socially calculated Asian body is an abstract discursive space bridging early twentieth- and twenty-first-century Pan-Asianism across multiple scientific understandings of race and ethnicity. In the early twentieth century, the pan-Asian body was a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... accounts offered by Chinese physician Qiu Jisheng and Scottish medical missionary John Dudgeon at the beginning of twentieth century, it provides a vivid picture of multiple and competing popular healing methods in Chinese society, which both Qiu and Dudgeon dismissed as superstitious and dangerous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 467–468.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to be “area studies” of STS. They instead raise situations that, as Anderson would expect, challenge the meaning of East Asia and reframe STS's distinctiveness. Concerning the multiple origins of STS as seen in East Asia, it is a valid piece of advice from Nakajima to absorb not only mainstream...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... landscapes” (20), “multiple temporalities” (21), and “shifting assemblages” (20) happening around us. By noticing “latent commons” (134), she believes that new possibilities for “collaborative survival” (19) may be opened. Powered by intensive and collaborative fieldwork expanding from Japan, China, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2014) 8 (4): 479–481.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Geoffrey C. Bowker © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 What a wonderful set of articles this is to think with. They frame the issue of what it means to archive knowledge, to classify multiplicity, at this point in time. Both the Indian creation of the Traditional Knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., anthropological training and a constructive language help Hathaway challenge the common perception that globalization is a linear, fixed, and natural process. Instead, multiple agents, institutions, and structures are recognized as essential to shaping globalization and are themselves shaped by it at the same...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... courtroom as an open space that nevertheless often escapes public view; he looks at why expert views are privileged and calls for opening up the black boxes of both science and law. I find Chen’s discussion of visibility a bit puzzling because of the term’s multiple meanings throughout the book. When...