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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Daiwie Fu 12 9 2007 17 9 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2007 2007 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. EASTS East Asian STS Position paper Postcolonial Appropriate technology...
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Published: 01 December 2007
Roundtable discussion about the position paper of EASTS journal (Taipei, August 7, 2007) Roundtable discussion about the position paper of EASTS journal (Taipei, August 7, 2007) More
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 12 “Build a Beautiful Houchi.” Mural reminiscent of Mao-era paper-cutting propaganda depicting the reconstruction of terraces in Houchi, She County, Hebei. Photograph by the author, July 2017. Figure 12 “Build a Beautiful Houchi.” Mural reminiscent of Mao-era paper-cutting propaganda More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... reviewed and analyzed descriptions of science-related public communication in the successive Japanese white papers on science and technology (S&T) from 1958 to 2015 with quantitative-qualitative hybrid approaches. Traditional enlightenment activities have always been given higher priority, even after...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... government does not possess the capacity to handle high-risk technology. Using combined approaches of STS and social movement studies, the paper discusses the contestation of nuclear risk discourses and how lack of trust in the government has led to the ascendancy of antinuclear movements. In situating the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kaori Sasaki Abstract By extending the late Osamu Kanamori’s notion of science fiction (sci-fi) as it “re-articulate[s] various issues that bioethical studies had formally discussed,” this paper provides a cultural analysis of Japanese sci-fi stories from the 1990s with reference to the exchange of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Xiujie Wu Based on a field study in a village in the northern plain of China, this paper reviews three different types in how Han-Chinese rural people have coped with domestic electrical appliances during the last 40-odd years of electrification. The aim of this paper is to offer an ethnographic...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Fig. 1   Correspondence analysis of keywords in white papers in the sections addressing STS measures: top 90 keywords filtered by chi-square value from 197 words that appeared between 30 and 300 times, representing the relative location of a center point for each year. The distribution of square More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 401–420.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Brian Salter This paper explores the changing approach of the Chinese state to health biotechnology innovation and, in particular, the position of venture capital within that process. How has the Chinese state dealt with the opportunities and threats posed by globalisation in this field, what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the public and enriched our understanding of the public's knowledgeability of science and technology. Literature of technoscientific practices also explores the framing of users in technoscientific practices. Following the insights and adopting the concept of framing, this paper examines engineering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 383–418.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Lena Ewertsson This paper uses the history of television to show that there is a need for greater attention to the roles of carefully staged demonstrations in the (re)creation of technical standards if we are to understand more fully innovations and the (re) creation of markets as collective...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 303–326.
Published: 01 June 2010
... treatises. Moreover, it intends to highlight that the meaning of the word tu 圖, as used in mathematical writings, greatly changed over the same time span. It argues that third century tu 圖 were material objects, cut in paper with squared-grid, and worked out in specific ways. They probably always displayed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 March 2013
... international STS community has failed to pay serious attention to its dynamism thus far. The objective of this paper is to fill this gap by conducting a case study on the rapid formation of the Japanese Association of Chemical Biology, which is a global pioneer, in 2006. By bridging different theoretical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... new type of personalized medicine. The central building block of this bridge is the Chinese medical concept of zheng 證/証, variously translated into English as syndrome, pattern, or type. My paper places side by side two different genealogies of how zheng assumed this central role. The first genealogy...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... turn, launched a reevaluation among historians, sociologists, and demographists of biography and the biographical method. Benefiting from this reflection that mainly focuses on the European biographical tradition, this paper analyzes biographical enterprise within the Chinese tradition by relying on a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... practices related to “germ warfare”. Public health advocates, as well as many modern historians, saw little value in this popular discourse and mostly disregarded it. This paper takes this alternative discourse of weisheng seriously, tracing its emergence, articulating its specific features, and exploring...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 167–181.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Akihisa Setoguchi This paper discusses the establishment of insect pest control in Japan for preventing disease transmission. In the late nineteenth century, after the establishment of tropical medicine in Great Britain, many insects were recognized as vectors. However, it was only after the 1920s...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Brian Wynne In this paper, I attempt to explain how existing work in the science and technology studies (STS) sub-field of public engagement with, or participation in, public issues involving science and technology, has performed a serious category mistake in allowing itself to be called `public...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... imperative both for hospitals and the growing number of working uninsured. The paper brings together a critical insight into current theories of bioeconomic innovation with new political economies of informal labour and offshoring. It argues that the clinical trial phase in the production of bioeconomic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... paper first explains the time system and clocks in the Edo period, and then follows the origin and the evolution of punctuality in various sectors of Japanese society. Introducing the historian Sakae Tsunoyama's two-layer theory to explain the origin of punctuality in modern Japan, the paper explores a...