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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Judith Farquhar © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Reading John Law and Wen-yuan Lin's “Provincializing STS,” I can only suppose that I am expected to engage with it as a cultural anthropologist who has studied the social life of traditional Chinese medicine in China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Chinese society, a phenomenon that affected scientific institutions, intellectual assumptions, social communities, and political situations. The history of the Science Society of China—traced alongside other science societies—suggests a number of questions: How was Chinese science institutionalized? How...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Returning to the critiques of disembodied science, the author looks at the particular, situated, and subjective labor that researchers do in the fields to argue that these relationships offer different and richer ways to understand scientific knowledge production and practices. Drawing out a distinction...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... branches of natural history, such as biogeography and situated knowledge in fieldwork. Since the focus of this paper is on natural history as a field science, I will pay more attention to (1) and (3) than (2). In our discussion of Canton, we used the interpretive concept of cultural borderland to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... Structure 's other front line, the history of science in the United States, seems to be more friendly. Although there was a quite different history and “history of science” in Taiwan, the situation was, however, similar. The term history in Taiwan in the 1950s to 1970s basically means Chinese history, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., then they also will be able to enact a kind of consensusing, that is, to produce deliberations on science- and technology-related issues with equal emphasis on the voice of experts and citizens. The informal nature of the social situation for all participants is thought to have more or less a direct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Joseph Rouse During the 1990s the dominant research programs from the 1970s and 1980s in both philosophy of science and interdisciplinary science studies seemed to reach dead ends. During the same period, new and interestingly convergent research programs emerged in both philosophy of science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... several times, stating that “science fantasy without proper science and technology content is not worth discussing” and that “[science fantasy] writers must, first of all, possess a wide range of scientific knowledge and know the current situation of the world scientific community” ( Hwang 1993: 11, 66...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... behavioral science; a survey of researchers is essential. Though the field is large and varied ( Schaffner 2006a , 2006b ), few have participated in discussions aimed specifically at eliciting ethical and social concerns ( Adams 2004 ). The situation is especially dire in Japan, one of the leaders in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... such situations, citizen science takes up another set of meanings. It directly intersects with the state. Much of the literature on citizen science leaves the state in the background or underestimates the role of the state in making both science and citizenship. A citizen-science project like Operation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... following changes in situations and official views regarding particular S&T topics ( Ariga and Kamei 2014 ; Yamaguchi 2008 ). This study reveals how Japan's government has described science communication as well as the ideal features and reality of its players in white papers, thus compensating for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 519–524.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Morris Low The field of the history of Japanese science is at a crossroads. By working with STS scholars, promoting interaction with the Asian region and beyond, the field can be reinvigorated. This paper outlines the current situation and identifies key institutions and players who will lead the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... project was a metaphor for the technocratic and utopian promise of Japan's colonial empire. By tracing the project from its earliest beginnings to its postcolonial afterlife, I examine the complex connections between science, capitalism, and nationalism, situating colonial concerns in a web of global...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Melinda Cooper Medical accidents have become an unexpected source of political friction in reform-era China, leading in certain, well-publicized cases to mass riots and violent attacks against hospital staff. This article situates the problem of the medical accident alongside the wider...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... sciences in understanding the conservation movement. Just one example is the model of “social rationality” developed by Ulrich Beck, which has already been used to examine the politics of the ecological movement. After her historical consideration of the environmental situation and responses during the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
... studies? First, they need to grasp the nature of the situation: are they experiencing the twilight of the philosophy of science or is it rather a new dawn? They also must decide how to approach STS studies. Should they treat it as an enemy to be defeated, or as a provocative yet helpful friend? As being...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
... trade. (As such, it is more relevant and poignant than the language of trade in interpreting certain historical situations.) The problem is that the concept is vague and provides historians of science with few analytical tools. In comparison, Peter Galison's “trading zone” ( 1997 ), which is also...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 179–183.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... We hope that these studies of specialized knowledge in situations very different from that of modern science and technology (to which most of the current “STS” studies are devoted) will not only enhance our understanding of the subjects and the societies in which they existed but also prove that STS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 129–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Miwao Matsumoto 7 12 2009 7 12 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Sociology of science and technology Third wave Participation Social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... In the 2000s, Kanamori found himself inadvertently involved in a notorious science studies case of the late 1990s. 5 In Science Wars , he introduced the situation in the United States to Japanese readers, with a precise analysis of the path to this war of words, writing about postmodernism in the...