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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... us to reexamine our own values with the help of the tentative conceptual scheme provided herein. 03 1 2014 15 7 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 memory forgetting Lev Vygotsky Aleksandr Luria mediation enhancement mundane technology regime sport value The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... single displaced atom” (209). Certainly, following technological objects seems tailor made for a “nonsocial” analysis of knowledge practices, but here another problem emerges: How can these mundane objects be related to the intellectual project of comparison in any way other than as mere instruments of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 243–247.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in Asia, we have a hook to pursue such topics as mundane (or everyday) technologies before a full range of audiences from policy makers to undergraduates. For all these reasons, I am optimistic about the possibilities of sparking more excitement about our field in Asia, and I am interested in hearing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sofie á Rogvi; Annegrete Juul; Henriette Langstrup The rhetoric of need is commonplace in discourses of technology and innovation, as well as in global health. Users are said to have a need for innovative technology, and citizens in resource-poor regions to have a need for improved health care. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 June 2008
... performance of mundane, everyday routines, both ordering and being ordered by these quotidian rhythms (at this juncture, it should be noted that the focus of my study was on ICTs as technological artefacts and how they were used, rather than on the content which they conveyed). For the Chinese families, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 437–440.
Published: 01 December 2011
... life of things: Commodities in cultural perspective Appadurai Arjun Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Latour Bruno 1992 . Where are the missing masses? The sociology of a few mundane artifacts . In Bijker Wiebe E. Law John (eds) Shaping technology/building...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
... turns to the four themes or heuristics of figures, layers, stories, and rumors, developed through an STS research cluster at the Asia Research Institute and Tembusu College, both at the National University of Singapore. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Internet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Harro Maat; Dominic Glover H. Maat Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The Netherlands e-mail: Harro.Maat@wur.nl D. Glover Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Arum Budiastuti In this article the author scrutinizes the application of a novel genetic technology within the context of the timber industry in Indonesia, a country suffering massive deforestation at the rate of 2.8 million hectares every year. It starts by providing a brief description of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 517–525.
Published: 01 September 2013
... back-office efforts to keep financial transactions on track. From an ethnographic location within the offices of the Bank of Japan, she demonstrates the centrality of mundane backstage efforts to make the finance machine work. She also shows the mutual entanglements between such work and high-level...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Choong-Hwan Park The peasantry is probably the last social category that researchers of technology and society readily associate with the use of high technologies such as the Internet. But in China recently, tens of thousands of peasant entrepreneurs, engaged in a unique form of rural tourism...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... those technologies that are more commonplace and mundane ( Dourish et al. 2010 ), such as the telephone, and second, those traditional technologies they mediate and remediate ( McLuhan 1994 [1964] ; Bolter and Grusin 1998 ), such as speech and writing. The human is shaped and produced by the specific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Wen-yuan Lin What is engineers' conception of their users and the public? And what makes it so difficult to be changed? Studies in public understanding and participation of science and technology have depicted the pre-commitment of criticism against the deficit model in scientists' conception of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
... larger landscape of inscription practices and regulatory mechanisms indicates the broader landscape within which technological development took place in Chinese culture. D. Schäfer Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstr. 22, 14195 Berlin, Germany e-mail: dschaefer@mpiwg...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 543–554.
Published: 01 December 2011
... finance. For decades, he has explored new fields in the sociology of science and technology, especially those that deeply affect people's lives, such as the eugenics movement, the accuracy of nuclear weapons, emissions markets, and his recent work on current credit crunch. This interview started with a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Tereza Stöckelová; Jaroslav Klepal Abstract Contributing to the ongoing debate on decentering science, technology, and society (STS) from Western contexts, this article elaborates on and reconsiders Wen-yuan Lin and John Law’s proposal for correlative STS (“A Correlative STS” 2014). Like them, we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... roles of both the state and civil society in the promotion of science and technology as a tool of economic growth and as a symbol of national autonomy. The article suggests that, despite the Fukushima tragedy, Japan will continue to develop its nuclear industry for many years to come. This is the case...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... how its public authority is established through collective witness. Renewable energy is continually represented as an “immature” and “unviable” technology when it comes to satisfying the nation’s need, through particular routinized practices in the calculation of “reserve margins” in electricity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 서울: 도서출판 , 2008 . 309 pp . ₩15,000 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Despite having been published back in 2008, Frankensteinian Everyday: Feminist Engagement with Health and Medicine in the Age of Biotechnology is absolutely worth discussing because of its relevance to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 335–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Simon A. Cole Samson Lim , Siam’s New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2016 . 232 pp. $65.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 Siam’s New Detectives is a national case study that...