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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 625–627.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Yu-Chuan Wu 蔡友月 Yu-Yueh Tsai , Dawuzu de jingshen shixu: Xiandaixing, bianqian yu shou ku de shehui genyuan 達悟族的精神失序:現代性、變遷與受苦的社會根源 [ Mental Disorder of the Tao Aboriginal Minority in Taiwan: Modernity, Social Change, and the Origin of Social Suffering ] Taipei : Linking , 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
... advocated abortions to remove demon fetuses. Chen explains that dreaming about sex with demons was a metaphor for disease and a sort of social diagnosis, as it were. Since the Song dynasty, changes in society and its mores (e.g., the controversies regarding the image of Buddhist nuns, the taboo on widows...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... a whole. 01 1 2014 08 4 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 South Korea plastic surgery aesthetic surgery biomedical technologies social change embodiment phenomenology Consider the economic distance South Korea has traveled since the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... social sciences as well. In 1965, a translator with the pseudonym Yaohui 耀辉 translated physicist David Bohm's 1964 book review of Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions for Digest of Foreign Social Sciences (现代外国哲学社会科学文摘). This was the first mention of Kuhn's book in a Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... pervasive sense of structural overexposure to risk (not only medical accidents per se but also recriminations against officials for embezzling pension and health-care funds are common motivating factors). There is evidence, however, that official responses to social unrest are changing. The presumption...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 2008
... media, focusing particularly on the spread of mobile media use to younger Japanese children. Data are presented from two research projects and analyzed to examine the cause of, and circumstances that lead to, child keitai use. Increasing social anxieties about safety and parental concern have reportedly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... connections with keywords related to ethical aspects. This result reveals changes in the position and treatment of the ethical aspects of SCR, indicating a peripheralization of ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) in current Japanese media. The gap between the actual status of ELSI and media attention...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
... This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Since the mid-nineteenth century, the most consistent aspect of Chinese history has been change, such as political reforms and revolutions, reconfigurations of social structures...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 395–401.
Published: 01 September 2011
...). One could continue this tour through additional destructive earthquakes, including Hanshin in 1995 and the recent 3/11 disaster, and find similarly divergent responses, some influenced by changing media and others by the ever-changing political and social frames these events disrupted, and then helped...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 629–632.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Discourses of Green Governmentality, Ecological Modernization, and Civic Environmentalism . In The Social Construction of Climate Change , edited by Pettenger Mary E. , 123 – 47 . Hampshire, UK : Ashgate . Economy Elizabeth C. ( 2004 ). The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 331–358.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technological change ( Pinch and Bijker 1987 ; Bijker 1995 ). This article differs from Bijker's SCOT analysis by highlighting the structural dimensions of the social groups in affecting the technology construction processes. Bijker's agency-centered analysis of interpretative flexibilities places equal weight...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in South Korea, including four articles in this issue. The politics of technoscience can be defined as social actions that seek to change the distribution of power in scientific and technological knowledge production and dissemination. Unlike Western STS, which is influenced by the tradition of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 299–315.
Published: 01 June 2019
... five years. Focusing then on these two women, analysis revealed that their attitudes toward egg donation and genetic relationships changed over the course of their pregnancy, childbirth, and child rearing. Each woman chose eggs from donors who were similar to herself, as closeness and resemblance would...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... bear witness to Tibetan medicine's capacity to adapt and transform according to changing social and political contingencies. Although these changes have presented strong challenges to its theoretical and practical basis and to the social organization of the tradition, for Lobsang throughout all these...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
... substantial space to the issue of climate change, and Hot Science does analyze how attempts to commodify carbon dioxide work on the ground. It also shows that “climate change has become an issue that ministries, research institutes, universities, and local and international NGOs are scrambling to address...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 319–321.
Published: 01 September 2015
... shows technology not simply as material practices for managing nature but as forms and expressions of subjectivity and social relations in everyday life: simply put, as part of culture itself. The new book is not only a condensed version of this earlier work; it reaches a new level of synthesis by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 479–504.
Published: 01 December 2011
... farming as a technological system and provides detailed microhistorical data on the various kinds of social and material transformations operated on this “traditional” system by the communist Green Revolution. Particular attention is given to technological materialities, including the physical actions of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Cai Ping HUIFANG HU 胡惠芳 , Huaihe zhongxiayou diqu huanjing biandong yu shehui kongzhi 淮河中下游地區環境變動與社會控制 , 1912–1949 [ Environmental Change and Social Control in the Huai River Basin, 1912–1949 ] Hefei : Anhui renmin chubanshe , 2008 308 pp. 26 10 2010 26 10 2010...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Sung et al. (2007) embraced the workers' own concerns, it provided a more convincing, socially informed view than the three articles by Chang et al. ( 2003a , 2003b , 2005 ). For Chen, there is a basic contradiction between the individualistic view of justice in today's judicial system and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... course of the Japanese empire as it is about how humans were brought together within a built environment where looking at animals engendered certain kinds of social behavior, especially among children. Zoo politics were tumultuous during the rise and fall of the Japanese empire, as well as during...