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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 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... 12 02 2017 18 06 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Internet social media young people Australia Korea curated activities ephemerality social networks Communication technologies have been developed to enhance people’s ordinary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society 8005617.
Published: 11 October 2019
... communication of science. Another interesting finding is that even in the era of social media science PR still relies heavily on journalism, which in Taiwan lacks professionalism in the communication of science. We suggest a more active role of academic organizations in the public communication of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). These strategies foreground specific personalities in an instrumentalization of experience, expert knowledges, and identity in a delicate balance between projecting strength and indicating urgent need. These strategies are played out in the realm of social media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on the individual Chinese citizen the right to bear, contractualize, and contest risk, the “harmonious society” potentially redefines all collective contestation of risk as a “disharmonious” threat to social order. 1 See Pinghui (2010) for a recent example of such media reports. 2...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 331–352.
Published: 01 September 2017
... midst of social controversy and protest, the Korean media questioned the safety of US beef, addressed the credibility of US food regulation, considered the range of animal parts that must be avoided, and discussed the unusually high susceptibility of Koreans to BSE due to a specific genotype they tend...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... In this study, the “collaborative culture” is interpreted and assessed through collaborative patterns in the network of important scientific actors and their conduct subject to reproduction. By applying a social network analysis approach, the authors visualize such attributes of network relations and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 291–313.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-entrepreneurs to promote the biotech industry in postcolonial Hong Kong. Through assessing scientific literature, media representations, business strategies, and programmatic visions of key scientist-entrepreneurs in Hong Kong's biotech enterprise, I highlight how factors such as local history and geopolitical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
... attempted to nationalize, detach, and control their Internets (e.g., China’s so-called Great Firewall and its aggressive efforts to promote its IT companies, social media, and Internet payment portals as alternatives to Western ones) or that businesses and governments have intranets with firewalls to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and pollutants, which could not affect human life. All of this nonsense of course aggravated environmental damage. To counter such attitudes, groups active in the Huai River basin employed mass media and education to encourage environmental protection. As for social forces, Hu has closely examined...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... opens with a quote from Ulrich Beck: “In an advanced modernity, the social production of wealth is systematically accompanied by the social production of risk.” In this documentary, Sulfikar Amir, a professor in the department of sociology at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, attempts to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 311–314.
Published: 01 September 2015
... embodied in speech and text” (19). Dumit uses a combination of ethnography (of pharmaceutical conferences and a presentation of his own findings back to the pharmaceutical industry), media analysis (of pharmaceutical advertising and communication documents), and interviews with patients, physicians, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... social implications of neuroscience. A search on Amazon's website reveals a dozen books containing the word neuroethics in their titles, not to mention the many scholarly books and papers that discuss the subject without using the term. At least two journals are dedicated to the topic: Neuroethics...
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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 June 2014) 8 (2): 159–174.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., nongovernmental organization activists in particular, in the legislative process. Finally, the literature on public participation and social movements in technoscience is discussed. © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Yu-ling Huang Lam Tong , A Passion for Facts: Social Surveys and the Construction of the Chinese Nation-State, 1900–1949 Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 xiii +280 pp. US $60 cloth. 22 5 2012 22 5 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Nozomi Mizushima; Osamu Sakura In spite of growing interest in neuroethics, the process of research and development (R&D) is not focused enough on the context of ethical, legal, and social issues. These processes present a unique and largely overlooked opportunity to integrate ethical and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Kohta Juraku; Tatsujiro Suzuki; Osamu Sakura This is an STS case study of the social decision-making process on the siting of a nuclear power plant in Japan, from the point of view of a sociological case analysis. Energy technologies are critically important for industrial society but often trigger...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jin Higashijima; Kitetsu Takahashi; Kazuto Kato Because of its importance to society, the science of mind and behavior is an academic field in which ethical and social considerations are vital. When examining these issues, the opinions of life-science researchers must be considered. In this article...