1-20 of 445 Search Results for

social knowledge

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 187-211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and the public ( Nowotny, Scott, and Gibbons 2001: 256 ). If the audience is given the role, in robot theater, of judging the “right social cues” for robots to convey, which transcend and can be transferred to “more traditional human-robot interaction,” social knowledge of the day-to-day interactions...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (4): 377-399.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Yu-Ling Huang Like many developing countries in the 1950s and 1960s, Taiwan experienced a social process of constructing and controlling population that relied on demography and fertility studies as essential governing tools. This article investigates population politics and biopolitical knowledge...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 117-126.
Published: 01 February 2015
...) , Sandra Harding (2008) , and Helen Verran (2001) have reminded us that the celebration of the end of modernity and the powerful STS tool of analytical symmetry are both drawn from the specific historical, social, and knowledge contexts of Western Europe and North America. The caution is clear...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (3): 353-357.
Published: 01 September 2018
... knowledge as the unveiling of an unchanging nature and the skeptical antirealism perspective that reduces knowledge to social constructions; he does this by embracing a critical realistic approach in which nature and the naturalist continuously “make” each other (16). Although this book exposes the...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 127-149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... inputs and selected, high-yielding crop cultivars, and socially oriented practices that utilized grassroots methods of knowledge collection and dissemination. The Taiwanese emphasized their successes in both high technology and social reformist approaches when implementing development in the Global South...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (1): 71-90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to another. Current urban water supply challenges and the social and cultural values of water are the background of this article to examine the role of participatory approaches in building knowledge and expertise in urban water management. This article asks three questions: (1) How does community...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (3): 233-252.
Published: 01 June 2015
... misguided perceptions and attitudes regarding knowledge production and academic competition. With qualitative analyses supported by descriptive uses of social network anaylsis, the authors will explicate what this statement means in the following sections. Several studies ( Leydesdorff et al. 2013...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (2): 265-288.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mareile Flitsch Knowledge organisation, embodiment of knowledge and knowledge representation are important issues for an anthropology of technology, which seeks to explore the ways in which people find and shape everyday solutions to social and technical challenges. This article discusses the...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (2): 255-273.
Published: 01 June 2010
... literatus, whose livelihood and social status depended on his production of knowledge in written form. 7 10 2009 31 5 2010 © 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...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (4): 359-379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technological artifact can be redesigned in a certain society, there are a certain number of people who are familiar with such technology and are skilled in its use. In other words, a variety of industrial local knowledge and technological supporting networks are deployed evenly and densely in Taiwan. Artifacts...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (4): 527-532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... . That article approved of Kuhn's ideas but also pointed out that “the issue of the interaction between science and society and the influence of social factors on the logical structure of knowledge was excluded in his idea” ( Mikulinski and Markova 1978: 73 ). That same year, Yang Tong 杨童 published a...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 313-327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... potentially productive risks through the introduction of multinational clinical trials into the large urban hospitals. The article concludes with a reflection on the political limits of risk mediation in the Harmonious Society. M. Cooper Department of Sociology and Social Policy, School of Social and...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (2): 235-238.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the social studies of knowledge writings of a few decades ago. But symmetrical explanation has not been easy to explicate in our teaching or to practice in our scholarship. Students and other novices to epistemology think of symmetry as a kind of facile relativism—to be fair, they seem to hear us say...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (3): 463-466.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Chen-Pang Yeang Chemla Karine and Keller Evelyn Fox , eds., Cultures without Culturalism: The Making of Scientific Knowledge Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2017 . 424 pp . $104.95 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2016) 10 (1): 93-96.
Published: 01 March 2016
... transmission of medical knowledge was almost entirely a private matter. Yet smallpox was a public matter, therefore a social transformation was necessary to defeat the disease, and this transformation became visible by the conversion of social networks into universities, publishing houses, professional...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2013) 7 (3): 517-525.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Casper Bruun Jensen Riles Annelise , Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2011 . 312 pp . $27.50 . 28 6 2012 28 6 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Annelise Riles's Collateral...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 331-334.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jieun Lee Stephen Hilgartner , Reordering Life: Knowledge and Control in the Genomics Revolution Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017 . 368 pp. $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 If the “genomics revolution,” emblematized by the Human...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 423-428.
Published: 01 September 2011
... understanding technological knowledge. It is useful to inquire about the differences between traditional images of science and technology in China and the West. In the book under review, three indices structure the comparisons: (i) theoretical premises, (ii) the social identities of painters and...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2017) 11 (3): 459-462.
Published: 01 September 2017
... shown how a constellation of social and cultural factors shaped ways in which people interpreted and made use of Origin of Species . And so it is noteworthy that no similar research had until now been undertaken for Taiwan. Heng-an Chen's The Thought Styles in Popular Evolutionary Knowledge in...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2019) 13 (2): 257-277.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Sensible and promising though it is, the call to inquire into wider social and political contexts of the production of scientific knowledge with the understanding that knowledge and social order are mutually constituted does not diminish the legitimacy or necessity of asking the normative question about...