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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Koichi Mikami Mima Tatsuya , Risuku ka sareru shintai—Gendai igaku to touchi no tekunorojī リスク化される身体 —現代医学と統治のテクノロジ [Body as Risk—Modern Medicine and the Technology of Governance] Tokyo: Seido-sha , 2012 . 250 pp. ¥2400 . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 I sometimes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Aya Homei Kawagoe Osamu Tomobe Ken'ichi , eds., [ A Risk Called Life: Reproductive Strategies of Twentieth-Century Society ] Tokyo : Hosei daigaku shuppankyoku , 2008 . 318 pp. ¥3,570. 8 10 2008 8 10 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... case study of the implementation of safe delivery through the insistence on in-facility birthing with “skilled birth attendants” and the cessation of training for traditional birth attendants provides an illustrative example of the need for more nuanced and complex understandings of safety and risk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
... thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display industries. It explores how Taiwan introduced, through collaboration, tacit knowledge from Japan, then conveyed that knowledge to mainland China, and closes with a discussion of the risks of tacit knowledge accumulation and cross-border talent mobility...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... impact of skill and of risk prevention on women's decision-making, as well as on the domestication and appropriation of new technologies. Particular attention is paid to non-synchronicity as a retarding factor and to the obsolescence of skills as a critical moment in the transformation of socio-technical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 19–51.
Published: 01 December 2007
... This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Deliberative democracy Risk governance Agricultural biotechnology/agbiotech Consensus/citizens conference Lay expertise Public participation in techno-scientific issues has recently...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Wenmay Rei Chiou Wen-Tsong ed., Legal Construction of Public Health Risks Institutum Iurisprudentiae (Preparatory Office) , Taipei , 2007 , 251 pp 4 8 2008 4 8 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Koichi Mikami MATSUMOTO MIWAO , 松本三和夫, Tekunosaiensu Risuku to Shakaigaku: Kagaku-shakaigaku no aratana tenkai テクノサイエンス・リスクと社会学:科学社会学の新たな展開 [The Social Risks of Technoscience] . Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press , 2009 . vii +378 pp. ¥5,000 07 10 2011 07 10 2011 © National Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... politicization of risk in postsocialist China, arguing that the single act of medical negligence must be understood as symptomatic of the general decline in health insurance coverage during the past three decades. The article considers two institutional responses to the problem of the medical accidents that have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Hee-Je Bak; Daniel Lee Kleinman In 2008 the Korean government decided to resume importing US beef, leading to a nationwide controversy over the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease. Korean media coverage of BSE during this controversy demonstrates how media reporting...
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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 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
... drawn from the Indian experience to highlight particular risks associated with digital governance and biopolitics. An overview of state and social technological interventions in India shows multiple intersections of sovereign and disciplinary powers. Together, these intersections give new meanings to...
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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 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... preoccupations often override “biomedical” risks. 15 9 2011 15 2 2013 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Domestic space food illness Amdo Qinghai This article aims to illustrate the relationship among cultural patterns, food consumption, and the experience of illness among Amdo Tibetans in Golok...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dung-sheng Chen After a brief summary of the rise of Taiwan's antinuclear movement, the author of this article investigates the differences between the public reaction to the Fukushima disaster in Taiwan and in Europe, using the tools provided by the study of the public perception of risk. Though...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2009
... nine experts on the history, sociology, and philosophy of medicine in Japan and Europe. In Osamu Kawagoe's introduction, “Life and Medicine in the Twentieth Century”, the rise of a “risk society” is described, a zone in which increasing numbers of destabilized lives are governed by measures composed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... contemporary state of affairs wherein “the vast majority of illnesses today are treated as chronic and . . . being at risk for illness is often treated as if one had a disease requiring lifelong treatments” (6). In anthropological fashion, Dumit explores this contemporary situation as a set of commonsense...
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 1 One typical imagination of gender roles in coping with electricity use is reflected in the enlightenment booklets in the early phase of electrification: a woman conventionally uses water to clean wires and light bulb. The way of coping with electricity means a serious risk of life. Source More
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 2 One typical imagination of gender roles in coping with electricity use is reflected in the enlightenment booklets in the early phase of electrification: a man repairs lighting appliance with scissors. The way of coping with electricity means a serious risk of life. Source: Nongcun More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2012
... corporate interests rarely seen in recent years. Opponents have marched through the streets, bought wetland stocks, circulated petitions, mounted topical performances, and conducted debates on health risks versus economic benefits, all of which have revealed the significant problems associated with this...