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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... in accordance with their own visions of modernity. 31 12 2013 06 10 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 international development agriculture rural development Green Revolution Taiwan China United States In 1996, just after Lee Teng-hui's (Li Denghui, 李登輝) election as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... could be traced back to the following considerations: First, the development of rural electrification in China has a history of nearly 40 years and is still incomplete today. Though this is a too short period for the longue durée of historians, its length is still significant for an anthropologist...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... systems in twentieth century rural northern China as elsewhere. The author is indebted to several colleagues for valuable comments and critical remarks, especially to Francesca Bray, Xiujie Wu, Laurel Bossen, Ingo Nentwig and two very informed anonymous peer reviewers. The latter pushed me to reconsider...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... rural development. On the one hand, natural rice production is the by-product of a rural development nongovernmental organization, the Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC), which has goals outside of producing for the market, including smallholder self-sufficiency...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 127–134.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Harro Maat; Dominic Glover H. Maat Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The Netherlands e-mail: Harro.Maat@wur.nl D. Glover Technology and Agrarian Development Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8130, 6700 EW Wageningen, The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
... technologies likely to follow. With this approach, the social scientists affiliated with the University of Michigan's Population Study Center (PSC) became in effect, advocates of change in rural areas, carrying out their consulting work in many parts of the developing world, including Taiwan and South Korea...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... restoration of agricultural extension services. The focus on irrigated rice reflects national government imperatives for economic development and food security in a land where farming is the sole source of livelihood for around 80 percent of rural households and where, of the estimated 139,000 rural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 315–342.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and economic power. Across rural spaces, agriculture was upheld as “the key to East Timor's development and social progress” and “the greatest potential contributor to GDP” ( Hill and Saldanha 2003 :24). As in the rest of the world where small-scale agriculture prevailed, agriculture in East Timor was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... deemed that some were no longer sustainable. LNP still operates in Ladakh, but it no longer has a medical program, now focusing all its efforts on rural development. Following the end of the LNP amchi support program, Smanla has continued to support amchi practice through his own organization, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 461–466.
Published: 01 September 2010
...John DiMoia Gyun Park Tae 박태균 , ( Archetype and Metamorphosis: The Origin of Korea's Economic Development Plans ). Seoul : Seoul Taehakkyo Chulpanbu , 2007 . ISBN. 978-89-521-0816-6 pp. 418 Brazinsky Gregg Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 423–444.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Darshi Thoradeniya In engaging critically with the history of the Sweden-Ceylon Family Planning Programme, the author brings in both local and global debates on population, development, the welfare state, and Swedish neutrality in Cold War politics to show that these were not necessarily one-way...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Yutaka and his colleagues at Nippon Kōei, the development consultancy that planned and supervised the project, had long careers constructing dams and other infrastructure throughout Japan's former empire in Asia. This article examines how the visions, policies, expertise, and relationships from their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... (USAID), in 1968, new high-yield cultivars had been developed as part of a political plan. 1 The Rockefeller Foundation, USAID, and other promoters of these cultivars envisioned them as a “technological fix” for “the Communist Problem” in the rural Third World, the answer to the “Red” agrarian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Construction Projects comprised many construction works, and the much-needed gravel mostly came from rivers where the rear-wheel drive trucks cannot go into. In addition, after the “Accelerated Rural Development Program” put into practice in 1972, the rural area had also seen a lot of infrastructure...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 235–264.
Published: 01 June 2008
... mostly for local consumption. Lack of land and resources meant that most of the village households were extremely poor, as in tens of thousands of other rural villages throughout China. Lotus Pond's beautiful but harsh mountainous environment remained a critical barrier to the village's development for a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 87–101.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., villagers have rushed to embrace the mobile telephone; using it opens no aporias. Studies show that mobile telephone use is one of the decisive factors in promoting economic development and bridging the rural-urban divide ( Tenhunen 2008 ; Bruns, Robert, and Tiam-Tong 1996 ). One can imagine, then, how...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nonbiomedical practices and practitioners in the rural Philippines. This twenty-two-month field research was carried out through interviews, focus groups, and participant observation within communities of four rural municipalities in the Philippines and with stakeholders at state and multilateral levels. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrizia Bassini This article examines Amdo Tibetan people's experiences of gastric ( pho nad ) and gallbladder disorders ( mkhris nad ) in rural Qinghai. I illustrate how different and multifaceted the experience of illness can be when viewed from a home-based perspective in contrast to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
... was the second workshop on village electrification, funded by the World Bank and attended by representatives of all PLN regions in Indonesia, as well as delegates from US Agency for International Development and the US National Rural Electrification Cooperative Association ( Bali Post 1977c...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Company with a strong impetus to contrast rural and urban settings in order to develop other artifacts, such as tractors and station engines, that were capable of absorbing the newly found needs of rural America. As seen from these two examples, comparison is made possible by endless human and material...