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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... government tightened its research-ethics standards and regulations. On the other hand, the government and scientific community remain hopeful about stem cell research. Consequently, the politics of hope have led to the quick recovery of Korean stem cell science from the potential damage caused by the Hwang...
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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 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 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... growing interest in the scope and meaning of public communication of science and technology across political and national cultures. Science and technology studies (STS) have long emphasized the need to rephrase in terms of human values, social practices, and entangled networks the ahistorical and a...
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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 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fields as nothing more than cultural essentialism ( Befu, Hendry, and Webber 1987 ; Dale 1986 ; Ivy 1995 ; Kondo 1990 ; Mouer and Sugimoto 1986 ; Yoshino 1992 ), the politics of identity surrounding the notion of a Japanese bioidentity has become a core of contemporary Japanese biopolitics. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
... right into it. We’ll talk about four sets of issues. First, we hope to find out more about g0v and EDGI, the two civic-tech communities and their origins and current states. Second, we wish to know what you think more generally about civic-tech activism and its visions and practices. Third, well, I...
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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 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
... could be read internationally (and domestically) as a signal that the KMT had given up its hope of retaking mainland China. The central government certainly wanted to avoid any such political implication. Most political leaders preferred to downplay the issue of population control. For example, in...
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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 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Gergely Mohácsi The implications of pharmacogenomic innovations for human difference and technological progress, along with the hopes and risks they bring forth, have been addressed as a major area of tension among scientific, personal, and political interests. This article explores the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... India and its close connection to the exile Tibetan nationalist project. In particular, I argue that the preservation of traditional Tibetan medical knowledge in exile entails a political process of a fundamental reinvention of its nature (but not, so far, its content), not only rendering it thoroughly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 481–483.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-Asian networks that might have affected the global politics of reproductive bodies. I hope the readers of EASTS respond to the suggestion. ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... carried over to the scrutiny of contemporary Chinese statecraft, moral discourse, and medicine. Their literary, political, and economic encounters with China as “that other country” ( ihō 異邦) in the eighteenth century inspired the Japanese to reenvision themselves as “masters of Chinese learning” (中國通...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... theoretical approach based on Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's notion of assemblages, which differs significantly from Latourian actor network theory. The concept's analytic advantages are illustrated by a case study of Taiwan's campaign to stem HIV transmission among injection drug users. It is hoped that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Hee-Je Bak Focusing on the changing relationships among the state, civil society, and science and technology (S&T) in contemporary Korean history, this article reviews the literature of science and technology studies on the politics of technoscience in South Korea. Arguing that the active role...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Yuuki Tomozawa Stolz Robert , Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2014 . 288 pp . $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Robert Stolz's Bad Water: Nature...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 December 2007
... had on the framing of acid deposition problems? In what ways might these scientists' social status enable or constrain their research programs and their avenues for political action on environmental issues? The effect is to leave the reader hoping for more insight into the motivations of the actors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 489–492.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jung Lee Henry Todd A. , Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945 Berkeley: University of California Press , 2014 . 299 pp . $47.75 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Todd A. Henry looks into the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 469–474.
Published: 01 December 2016
...—these richly detailed histories should put it to rest. They show that, even within the Asian region, the politics of population was highly varied, reflecting diverse assemblages of local actors, institutions, and dynamics and varied interactions with regional and global forces. Though Asian...