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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
... one that exports nuclear technology. According to one estimate, among the citizens of the many nations with nuclear reactors (and/or nuclear bombs), the South Korean public has the most favorable attitude toward nuclear energy. To understand this attitude, we need to look briefly into the history...
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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 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 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 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... new nuclear development in the Pacific Rim. While countries like France, Germany, and the United States debate what role nuclear energy should play in national energy mixes, states like India, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Indonesia are fervently pursuing the creation or expansion of nuclear energy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... atomic bomb project from achieving anything on the scale of the US, British, or German efforts ( Dower 1978 ). On 6 August 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, followed by another bomb on Nagasaki three days later. Japan's first lived experience with nuclear energy was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... associated with nuclear power, the Japanese government will be loath to give it up. Indeed, although a moratorium on future developments has been announced since the disaster, as late as June 2010 the strategic energy plan of Japan called for the building of fourteen additional nuclear plants by 2030...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., registered at the highest level of danger (level 7) by the International Atomic Energy Agency, occurred at the Fukushima nuclear power plants. The Fukushima nuclear disaster was the result of a series of natural catastrophes, engineering failures, and human errors that resulted in fuel core meltdown and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 531–532.
Published: 01 September 2013
... content is based on further research by the author, as well as his personal experience as a member of government committees on energy policy that convened before and after March 11. The book can be divided into two parts. In the first, the author examines the early history of Japan's nuclear program. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., claimed that the atomic genie would forever be humankind’s friend. The film painted a highly optimistic picture of how atomic energy will transform the fate of humanity without discussing possible dangers or necessary precautions (except the warning against a nuclear war at the end). Even US Civil Defense...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... national boundaries and the power relationships among various 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...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Energy Research Institute) conducted research and development on nuclear reprocessing technology and tried to import nuclear fabrication facilities from France and Belgium. Although the United States compelled South Korea to give up the program in January 1976, Park established the Hanguk haekyeonryo...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... India special 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 2011 triggered an outcry in Taiwan for increasing the use of renewable energy in generation portfolio and the phase-out of existing nuclear power plants. In response, the Nationalist (Kuomintang/KMT) administration initiated the Millions of Rooftop PVs and Thousands of On/Off-Shore Wind Farms programs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... vast energy consumption. In other words, these people are willing to pass along the cost to future generations. After the Chernobyl disaster, the public became far more aware of the negative effects of nuclear technology, perceived higher risks, and came to appreciate that environmental justice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 375.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a Nonnuclear Taiwan? Chang-Chuan Chan and Ya-mei Chen Where Is the Nuclear Nation Going? Hopes and Fears over Nuclear Energy in South Korea after the Fukushima Disaster Sungook Hong Teach 3.11: Participatory Educational Project Puts the Kanto-Tōhoku Disaster into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 503–506.
Published: 01 August 2014
... address this question is the deep-rooted distrust between experts and citizens over the issue of nuclear energy. The author organized a series of “dialogue forums,” which are gatherings “concerning nuclear issues where experts and citizens, or groups with different opinions, build up mutual trust...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 377–379.
Published: 01 September 2011
... better chance to finally become a nonnuclear society because of the Fukushima crisis. On the other hand, the contribution from Sungook Hong, the associate Korean editor of EASTS , “Where Is the Nuclear Nation Going? Hopes and Fears over Nuclear Energy in South Korea after the Fukushima Disaster...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 417–422.
Published: 01 September 2011
... overview and analysis of the development of nuclear power in Japan from wartime to the late 1990s. Other posts have included an excerpt of Craig Nelson's essay on Japan's relationship to nuclear power from Hiroshima to Fukushima, “‘The Energy of a Bright Tomorrow’: The Rise of Nuclear Power in Japan...