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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
...W. Calvin Ho; Benjamin Capps; Teck Chuan Voo In this paper, we attempt to elucidate a “public” that has emerged in response to the work of the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC)—an expert body appointed by the Singapore Government—that culminated in the publication of two reports relating to stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., competitions, and disengagements of the patchwork of Internet development across Asia. The authors further argue that Singapore provides an exceptionally valuable comparative site from which to explore these features. The first part of this article lays out some of the comparative features, and the second part...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... funding to a range of biomedical research at Biopolis and adjacent academic and clinical institutes. Its stated aim is to make Singapore the Biopolis of Asia, the premier life sciences hub in a region where several much more populous states, notably China, India, and South Korea, are rapidly scaling up...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2014
... forensic DNA practices in a nondemocratic country governed by a communitarian logic. To fill this lacuna in the literature, this article considers Singapore as an authoritarian state governed by a communitarian philosophy. The article highlights basic innovations and technologies of forensic DNA practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Kah Seng Loh The case of Singapore explores the history of mental illness in a British colony, port city, and Chinese coolie town. As a colony, Singapore not only received Western psychiatric expertise from the metropole but also suffered from the inner contradictions and failings of colonial rule...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Axel Gelfert Singapore's foray into biotechnology is generally considered an economic and scientific success, its most visible sign being Biopolis, launched in 2003 as an integrated cluster of research facilities in an urban setting. Biopolis, however, is itself the result of a long-term effort to...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Fig. 1   Cover images of Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry—Focus for Tomorrow (left, 1992) and Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry (right, 1995) courtesy of the Singapore Economic Development Board Fig. 1 . Cover images of Singapore: Biotechnology—A Growing Industry—Focus More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... penetration—South Korea and Singapore—and two countries with a relatively low level—India and Vietnam. In each country we see how different forms of the human emerge, in part out of the ways in which technological infrastructure develop and intertwine with social order. In this introduction we reflect on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 469A Tower Block, #10-01, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259770 e-mail: hisgkc@nus.edu.sg As someone with multiple close connections to Japan, I am certainly concerned with the recent failure of the Fukushima power plant and all those concrete anti...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 461–466.
Published: 01 September 2010
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 361–379.
Published: 01 September 2008
... partners also merit scrutiny here, as the strong state/strong family planning policy it would adopt in the early 1960s matches the model of a number of other East and Southeast Asian nations, including Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore, to name only a few. 3 At the very least, the South Korean case provides...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 205–211.
Published: 01 December 2007
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 551–554.
Published: 01 December 2018
... using primarily Asian case studies and expert interviews, many of them carried out in Singapore, where the author is based. Sun’s starting point is the “palpable tension” (2) between the proliferation of claims made for the potential value of personalized medicine (usually taken to mean bespoke...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University; at Tembusu College of the National University of Singapore (NUS); as a keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Australian Sociological Association, Cairns; and as the second Sage-CRG Public Lecture, Presidency College, Kolkata. My thanks...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 495–501.
Published: 01 December 2018
... describe kinds of community that do not exist as such, have no ontological status, but that nonetheless exert influence on experience, on the senses of self and other. And in the contexts with which the special issue is concerned (Korea, India, Vietnam, Singapore) the human operates in these ways: as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2019
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... department or program at the National University of Singapore (NUS), or anywhere else in my newly adopted country, and few people I’d met there had heard that acronym. “That means science, technology, and society,” I quickly added, hoping I wasn’t sowing even more confusion. He was an engineer. “Ah, I do STS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 November 2014
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 495–497.
Published: 01 August 2014