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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 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 343–366.
Published: 01 September 2009
... government does not possess the capacity to handle high-risk technology. Using combined approaches of STS and social movement studies, the paper discusses the contestation of nuclear risk discourses and how lack of trust in the government has led to the ascendancy of antinuclear movements. In situating the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
... passive responses, the citizen groups in Taiwan have initiated several air monitoring projects to develop air-pollution claims and contest the deficiencies of the official air-pollution standard, data, and regulatory actions. Inspired by the concept of social movement–based citizen science, this article...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... how three groups—activists, bioethics experts, and scientists—viewed their roles in formulating bioethical governance. It does so by observing the manner in which public representation was framed and reframed by the state and different social actors. We aim to contribute to ideas of scientific...
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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
... 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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... beliefs and socioeconomic factors had little correlation with their views on nuclear power. In the present article, I underline the importance of public opinion in determining the outcome of social movements and policy debates. This approach permits me to identify the mechanisms that link public opinion...
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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 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... concerned activists, scientists, and other professionals in a wide variety of fields, including STS. Members of Taiwan's STS community, many of whom have long been active in various social movements, have taken significant roles in the RCA case for more than a decade now. In April 2011 the Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Kuei-Mei Lo; Hsin-Hsing Chen Increasing productivity through high-yield, high-response, chemical-dependent food crop cultivars to stabilize rural society—that was the Cold War–era social-technical strategy commonly known as the Green Revolution. A similar strategy was implemented in Taiwan in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 287–290.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Brian Salter; Catherine Waldby B. Salter Department of Political Economy, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK e-mail: brian.g.salter@kcl.ac.uk C. Waldby Sociology and Social Policy, R.C. Mills A26, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia e-mail: catherine.waldby...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 479–494.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., as well as treaties and court cases. But they are also composed of figures, layers, stories, and rumors. These latter descriptors provide a heuristic framework of social features that, together with metaphors from folklore, provide analytic tools for understanding the diversity, conflicts...
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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 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... an election issue. The traditional anti-nuclear movement also failed to obtain wide support from residents, because for ordinary citizens to declare an opinion against those in power is personally dangerous. They usually distanced themselves from “radical” political and social movements...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2013
... was trained as a historian of modern China, empire and nation, and knowledge production at the University of Chicago. In A Passion for Facts , through examining the reformers' pursuit of social facts in the late Qing period, the social survey movement in the Republican Era, and their close link with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 549–554.
Published: 01 November 2012
... social studies of science converged with the antiscience movement. Outside Japan, he is probably better known as a historian of physics of Kuhn's generation. His other specialty was sociohistorical studies of science and technology in Japan. The theoretical basis of his approach was the idea of taiseika...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 381–396.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technologies occurs, new trajectories emerge, and technological objects as industrial actors continue to make linkages with other societal elements. The reinterpretation of this industry exemplifies the fact that no given element in a society is isolated from other parts, and that social reality essentially...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Traditional Medicine: A Social History Singapore : NUS Press , 2015 . 248 pp. $34 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Southern Medicine for Southern People and Vietnamese Traditional Medicine reflect an important moment in the study of the history of...
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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...