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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... standardization. It is this movement between quantitative or classificatory knowledge and qualitative or evaluative judgment that I explore in what follows. Anthropologists have long realized that evaluation is not a simple process. Contemporary working Chinese doctors have many tools for clinical evaluation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 165–180.
Published: 01 June 2018
... research of STS scholar Mario Biagioli, who argues that our academic culture is shifting from “publish or perish” to “impact or perish.” Getting a good score on the metrics of academic evaluation becomes the goal of some scholars, leading to the emergency of postproduction misconduct. As revealed in the...
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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 December 2007) 1 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 December 2007
... interactions between experts and laypersons in two consensus conferences in Taiwan to find illuminating illustrations. Quantitative and qualitative methods were employed to understand the cases. We found that in each of the two consensus conferences, on average the level of laypersons' science literacy in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... information is used to evaluate patent applications for polyherbal drug formulation protection, thus creating a new jurisprudence about the boundaries between the protection and the appropriation of traditional medical knowledge. 14 7 2013 31 3 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
... expertise between themselves and scientists? How do they establish the legitimacy of their assertions? How do nonscientist members of the public evaluate statements made by both scientists and nonscientists? The study offers a critical analysis of an experimental attempt at upstream engagement in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2019
... structure. She also describes how her ethnographical laboratory study was conducted. Chapter 3 discusses how and why the forensic research process is standardized for use in legal evaluation. In the process of standardization, manuals are used. Suzuki discusses here the requirements and challenges of such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 117–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... publications; in North America and Europe qualitative evaluations on publications by colleagues have been considered more important. In particular, coinciding with the growing influence of global university rankings, academic institutes in East Asia have begun to emphasize publications in journals indexed by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... attitudes regarding knowledge production and academic competition. With qualitative analyses supported by descriptive uses of social network anaylsis, the authors will explicate what this statement means in the following sections. Several studies ( Leydesdorff et al. 2013 ; Schott 1991 ; Wagner 2008...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 503–519.
Published: 01 December 2010
... themselves and of their work. Scientists employing a science-dominated engagement model expect science values and assessments to trump other assessments; they seek to contest non-scientific evaluations and to align public responses with scientific responses. Communication approaches can include disregarding...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
... comes in different genres and modes of address and verifiability. To be guided by only the lay-addressed of these is disconcerting. When scientists evaluate a scientific article, their eyes go first to the tables, graphs, data sets, and experimental procedures, and they evaluate these against what they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2014
... into the emotional lives of the Taiwanese people. It follows that before we can provide a fair evaluation of their influence on people's well-being, much more research is needed to make visible the prevalence and uses of living medical traditions in all their forms and shapes—not in order to overcome...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2014
... controversy and public debate on intellectual property, therapeutic evaluation methods, the procedures governing access to drugs, market regulation, iatrogenic risk prevention, and adverse effects. This technoscientific sector is so greatly affected by the current tensions in the relationships among knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... ), various ELSI related to SCR have arisen, including the destruction of embryos that have the potential to develop normally, informed consent regarding the privacy and intellectual property rights of donors, stem cell tourism, and the standardization of safety evaluation ( Ho, Dominique, and Scheufele 2008...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 March 2013
... observation, formal and informal interviews, and archival work. My data was primarily qualitative in nature, though I collected legal and journalistic archival material and examined and deliberated over quantitative data garnered by disease surveillance and behavioral survey teams with both NGO and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Information collection on early medical texts is not simply a matter of copying or inscribing texts. It is a scholarly process that demands academic skills, including the ability to locate obscure editions, compare various editions, evaluate the accuracy of records, classify the works, write accurate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... for data, evaluation and evidence based interventions, as well as a growing expectation for a ‘ politicization ’ or democratisation of science ( Hoppe 2005 : 201). He suggests an eight model typology of boundary arrangements (see Fig. 3 ), with two axes. The first axis depicts the ‘ primacy ’ or...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... between university prestige, which is largely reflected by the average minimum score achieved by its applicants on a standardized entrance examination and college graduates’ early labor-market destinations ( Lee and Brinton 1996 ). Qualitative research has shown that university prestige, along with gender...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
... have varied martial, meditative and longevity aims). Overall trends in these technical spheres are evaluated for British taijiquan , taking into account the changes of pedagogy and syllabus that characterise it in its twentieth century global contexts. The term ‘globalisation’ is generally used to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2009
... concerning China, or so-called sinologized or Chinese science, is a problem of interpretation. In question is the definition of science as a fundamentally ‘democratic’ practice. At stake is not only the ability to define what science itself is and can be, but to shape and control its direction, to evaluate...