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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 November 2012
... constructing a theory version based on current theories, making it explicit, and developing a family of East Asian versions. 31 8 2011 25 7 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 STS East Asia theory building politics of identification In the first volume of East...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... politics, to human health, safety and environment” ( Li 2005 ). “Risk identification and control” had therefore become “one of the issues to which the Chinese government attaches great importance amid efforts to build a harmonious society.” 7 In this article, I have explored the ways in which the PRC...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
...). So, whereas for Aristotle, a focus on political praxis involved attending to the quality and conduct of political discussion, today, such a focus involves attending to the dynamics of complex ‘socio-ontological’ objects such as ‘PBDPS.’ de Vries' identification of the success of ‘PBDPS’ in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
...), digitalized national identification cards ( Y.-H. Lee 1999 ), public water fluoridation ( Suh 2005 ), and industrial disease in the semiconductor industry ( J. Kim and H. Kim 2013 ). Among many cases of contentious politics over S&T issues, street protests against the Korean government's decision to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... public sphere and turning to the private sector to take its place. We find that the digitization of identification and benefit provision produces new costs and barriers for the poor to access the entitlements of citizenship, leaving them in some cases worse off than before. Moreover, the visibility...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Western contexts. We conducted a survey and in-depth interviews to examine how Korean CS majors interpret their departmental culture and form a sense of belonging. To summarize our findings, Korean students’ identification of themselves with geekiness was associated with university prestige more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
... university and funded by a national granting agency, dedicated to bioscience and biomedicine in Asia. Given Singapore's close identification with this realm of knowledge creation, capital accumulation, clinical and laboratory practice, visual imaging, and storytelling—particularly embodied in the creation of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... individual choice and responsibilization, I maintain that political strategies, older notions of scientific progress, and nation-state ideologies continue to play major roles, too. In the assessment of China's collaborative research capacity, China's political, academic, and social institutional history is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 429–432.
Published: 01 September 2011
... identification project and found to have a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS and heroin use. Interestingly, these episodes point to the abject and “backward” status of Yi people vis-à-vis Han society, underlining the considerable difficulties a researcher may encounter while living in such a community as Limu, a rural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... as the most recent project in the shaping of modern social and political power through the technologically mediated intersection of the law and the body. Key moments of technopolitical reduction of the physical body—fingerprinting, DNA tests, brain scans, polygraphs, and truth serums—become turning...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... examines the process by means of which zheng came to be considered as something shared by both ancient China and cutting-edge biological science and, by extension, how it manages to hold together the entire institutional, political, and economic framework into which this bridge is embedded and which it co...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... emotional identification with nations defined by a shared culture, rather than by existing state boundaries (as “political nationalism” does). The well-documented disruptive effects of cultural nationalism, especially of its associated resentment and defiance of status quo, motivated a search for...
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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 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Victor Toom Liberalism and communitarianism have figured prominently in discussions of how to govern forensic DNA practices (forensic DNA typing and databasing). Despite the prominence of these two political philosophies and their underlying values, no studies have looked at the governance of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., facilitated through information communications technologies (ICTs) that are quickly restructuring forms of sociality and the tradecraft of identity politics. These technologies and the strategies they enable turn on and modify a relatively new configuration of Homo sapiens that I have elsewhere termed the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., political, and so forth—in order to be productive and effective, as it has become a costly business. Hence, when new members enter the field of science, when new economic and political resources become available, when new problems and issues emerge, they change the composition of the field of science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of topics and interests. The diversity of the Japanese example appears to stem from a set of historical, political, and cultural contexts. Understanding the diversity of STS and its background permits us to rethink the meaning of research within local contexts, potentially ameliorating future...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... variations of technology, politics, and ethics consider it necessary, for example, to ask whether the scientific objects and practices assembled in a particular research environment do in fact produce variable social and political outcomes. Instead of viewing science as a universal structuring force, I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... surrogates for the SE Asian population more generally. The ultimate aim of Biopolis, I argue, is to recalibrate the relationships between the biological and political life of the Singaporean population, and secure the economic future of the city-state, through the advanced research and development of Asia...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 June 2014
... primarily depends on a variety of data elicited from observation, interviews, and various literatures. In the discussion section, I raise questions concerning how we should understand public participation differently in STS and how the Internet age brings us new forms of politics and participation. 04...