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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Mutsumi Inuma; Togo Tsukahara In this paper, the authors analyze the formation of a network of Indonesian nuclear experts. Their investigation of Indonesia's major institutions of nuclear engineering—the National Nuclear Energy Agency (Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional, BATAN), the Nuclear Energy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... consortium led by Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) signed an $18.6 billion contract with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the sale of several APR 1400–type Korean nuclear reactors. The news was very surprising: few people had expected South Korea to triumph over its competitors, who included the United...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear weapons. The immediate task of the young PRC after the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 was to make nuclear radiation visible by iconic metaphors and to teach the population about the dangers of an invisible nuclear fallout should the United States decide to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Sulfikar Amir In mid-2006, the Indonesian government announced a plan to build nuclear power plants geared towards meeting soaring demands for energy in the country. After prolonged procrastination, the government is determined that time is ripe for Indonesia to go nuclear. While discussions on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Seong-Jun Kim Yoshioka Hitoshi 吉岡斉, Genshiryoku no shakaishi: Sono nihonteki tenkai. Shinpan 原子力の社会史:その日本的展開. 新版 [ A Social History of Nuclear Power: Its Development in Japan. New Edition ] Tokyo : Asahi Shimbun , 2011 . 424 pp . ¥1900.00 . 18 7 2012 18 7 2012 © National Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dominic Kelly In light of events at the Daiichi nuclear plant, this article discusses the origins of nuclear power in Japan. These origins lie in a confluence of forces: strategic, economic, and cultural. Drawing inspiration from the work of Antonio Gramsci, the article considers the operation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Paul Jobin Hecht Gabrielle , Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . 2012 . xx +451 pp . $29.95 . 01 4 2013 01 4 2013 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This magnificent opus, both impressive and stimulating, grew out of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Jennifer Richter Amir Sulfikar , Nuklir Jawa (Nuclear Java) Jakarta : WatchDoc , 2012 . DVD, 48 minutes . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 The geopolitical context for nuclear technologies has changed drastically since the end of the Cold War. After the dissolution of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan e-mail: chenyamei@ntu.edu.tw ) 26 05 2011 26 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 After the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan on 11 March 2011, one of the most severe nuclear disasters in history, registered at the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Christopher F. Jones; Shi-Lin Loh; Kyoko Satō The nuclear meltdowns at Fukushima in the spring of 2011, according to countless media and government analyses, were a failure of Japan: collusive ties between regulators and industry prevented proper enforcement, the nation's nuclear engineers embodied...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kohta Juraku; Tatsujiro Suzuki; Osamu Sakura This is an STS case study of the social decision-making process on the siting of a nuclear power plant in Japan, from the point of view of a sociological case analysis. Energy technologies are critically important for industrial society but often trigger...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 567–570.
Published: 01 December 2008
...(評者) Yamazaki Fuminori Takahashi Hiroko , Classified Hiroshima and Nagasaki: U.S. Nuclear Test and Civil Defense Program Tokyo : Gaifusha Publishing Inc. , 2008 27 10 2008 27 10 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the...
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Published: 01 September 2009
Fig. 1 The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) Fig. 1. The Jepara PCNU meeting on the issue of nuclear power (photo by Sulfikar Amir, with permission) More
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Published: 01 December 2018
Fig. 4 Takashi Murakami, The Five Hundred Arhats , 2016. Nuclear fire from the West, with Baku (bear body, elephant trunk, rhinoceros eyes, tiger legs, and cow tail), who devours nightmares, and the White Tiger of the West Fig. 4 Takashi Murakami, The Five Hundred Arhats, 2016. Nuclear fire More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sung Won Kim This article evaluates the role nationalism played in popularizing the myth of Benjamin Whiso Lee as the “Imaginary Father of the Korean Nuclear Bomb” in the early 1990s. The main argument is that nostalgic recollections of the Yushin dictatorship, anti-Japanese nationalism, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... most people are fully aware of the dangers presented by nuclear technology, they remain susceptible to the economic ideology continuously promoted by both the state and economic organizations. Lacking organizational strength and large resources, civil groups cannot compete and seldom reshape public...
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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 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... economic zones Jaitapur nuclear energy fear actor network theory In December 2010, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India signed an agreement with the French engineering firm Areva to build a 9,900-megawatt nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra ( Jain n.d.; 105–7 ). This was to be the largest...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
... same kind of nuclear power facilities as those at Fukushima, we people in Taiwan and other East Asian societies have begun to worry about the “what ifs”: What if similar disasters hit the nuclear power plants along the coastlines of Taiwan, China, or South Korea? What if meltdowns occur in Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 Introduction Daiwie Fu STS Implications of Japan's 3/11 Crisis Yuko Fujigaki and Togo Tsukahara Disasters as Change Agents: Three Earthquakes and Three Japans Gregory Clancey A Fukushima-Like Nuclear Crisis in Taiwan or a Nonnuclear Taiwan? Chang-Chuan...