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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ‘the case’, and its colonial functionality,” this article seeks to make a contribution to the body of literature on colonialism and science by relating developments in the knowledge and institutions involved in rubber manufacturing to specific changes in the political economy of Indochina ( Anderson...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Brian Salter; Catherine Waldby B. Salter Department of Political Economy, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK e-mail: brian.g.salter@kcl.ac.uk C. Waldby Sociology and Social Policy, R.C. Mills A26, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia e-mail: catherine.waldby...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the patenting domain in general and of biomedical innovation in particular. Third, it explores the basis for China's challenge in this domain and its implications for the control of future health technologies. B. Salter Global Biopolitics Research Group, Department of Political Economy, King's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “minimalist” and an alternative to the Western mode ( Lin and Law 2013 ), we argue that with the rise of China and the changing world political economy, STS needs to be more attentive to dominating expansions that come from non-Western locations as much as from the West. 21 10 2016 16 07 2017...
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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 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... society in addition to sociocultural anxieties over the fluid labor and capital flows of the colonial political economy. 29 9 2008 28 8 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., suggesting that these open up important questions for medicine in general regarding the relationship between “subjective” and “objective” aspects of the healing process. The political economy of Sowa Rigpa is considered, including questions of access, of the production of medicines, and the impact of new...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 November 2014
... United States nuclear power Antonio Gramsci Marxism ideology political economy The radiation leak suffered by Japan on 11 March 2011 will have long-term repercussions, both domestically and globally. A number of governments—most prominently the Federal Republic of Germany—were quick to announce...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 315–318.
Published: 01 September 2015
....” Situating problems and possible solutions always has something to do with knowledge/power, and the task requires a critical analysis of political economy ( Stevis and Assetto 2001 ). I do not wish to use Western standards to blame China for a worsening environmental performance. Nevertheless, the crucial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Melinda Cooper Medical accidents have become an unexpected source of political friction in reform-era China, leading in certain, well-publicized cases to mass riots and violent attacks against hospital staff. This article situates the problem of the medical accident alongside the wider...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Chapter 7 moves on to the “moral economy” of Tibetanness, in which the inbuilt ethics of Sowa Rigpa have to be balanced against requirements for profitability, and both are engaged with the wider politics of Tibetan identity and the Chinese government's vision for a future Tibet. There is fascinating...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of technological policy. Attention to this dynamic allows us to adopt the systems approach developed by the historian Thomas P. Hughes (1983) , which focuses on the interaction of a technological system with politics, law, economy, and society. In his study of electrification in the United States...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., economy, and culture. The former provides a microscopic view, whereas the latter looks more broadly at the relationship of science and technology to society. Choosing an appropriate route depends on the fundamental questions being asked. The Park administration thrived in the golden age of political...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 581–583.
Published: 01 December 2008
... announcement of layoffs. The logic of economics of energy policies suggested a shift from a coal-centered economy to an oil-based one, hence reducing the number of coal-mining jobs. This caused immediate problems for coalminers, however, whose labor union had very strong political influence over the JSP...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 99–110.
Published: 01 December 2007
... help break open the now-entrenched circles of political sycophancy, idolatry and mystification of science which support and indeed fuel the fragile political economy of endlessly escalating promise, fantasy and expectation, which now counts for `reality' in such global circles. Only this further kind...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mathieu Quet; Marianne Noel Science and technology studies (STS) is now a mature field in many countries, and it is important to understand its historical and political roots in a wide variety of national contexts. The present contribution to such a vast project links a number of South Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
....” Some respondents (29 percent) found that Indian institutions of higher education and research institutions were either political or bureaucratic. They viewed relationships between researchers and administrators in India as hierarchical, which creates dependence and domination. As a result, researchers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Yuti A. Fatimah This article contributes to understanding innovation in an emerging economy by building on the STS concept of entanglement and collaboration. Specifically, it develops an analytical framework to capture the duality of innovation actors in creating novelties and in maintaining...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... view of what are perceived as neoliberal trends in the global economy. In fact, states make diverging political decisions about their role in market competition, welfare provision, and intramural and international collaboration, requiring and exhibiting varying regulatory and participatory mechanisms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... claim and defend their own territory. The aim was to protect the autonomy of scientific research and to elicit financial support and political backup (Gieryn, American Sociological Review, 48(6), 781–795, 1983). This article builds on, redefines and extends Gieryn's concept of ‘boundary-work’ to apply...