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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... through the apparatus of the special economic zones (SEZs). Within this context, I suggest that fear had become a valuable political resource through which opposition to the projects was crystallized. Often irrational and frequently obscurantist, these fears nonetheless managed to trip up the iniquitous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... transnational collaboration migration immigrant faculty Since World War II, research collaboration has been increasing in most science and engineering (S&E) fields ( Gazni and Didegah 2011 ). This is mostly due to the complexity of research problems, growth in specialization across disciplines, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Takashi Nishiyama Abstract This article examines how frontier zone expansion and the migration of Asian professionals reinforced each other in complex and indirect ways. It focuses on Hawaii as a microcosm of transnationalism in medicine, analyzing its role as a host for licensed physicians from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
... production of knowledge and the distribution of government funds via war disablement pensions in response to national demands during the Asia-Pacific War (1931–45). After the Second Sino-Japanese War started in July 1937, Kōnodai Military Hospital was converted into a special army hospital for mental and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... specialized training centres for clinicians, special technology zones for contract research organizations; and pursued a high-profile corruption case against the former head of the SFDA (he has since been sentenced and executed). At the same time, the large urban hospitals that have received government...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... the modern period is another important issue in Kanamori’s works. Politics and biomedicine are two major frameworks which every paper in this special issue will use. At the same time, each paper adds a few more elements, such as economics, administration, medical practice, and popular culture in order...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Adele E. Clarke This special issue of EASTS examines reproductive technoscience, gender, and the formation of East Asian modernities across the twentieth and into the twenty-first century. We begin our introduction with a brief overview of social science scholarship to date on reproductive topics...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
... examines the process by means of which zheng came to be considered as something shared by both ancient China and cutting-edge biological science and, by extension, how it manages to hold together the entire institutional, political, and economic framework into which this bridge is embedded and which it co...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... This has changed only recently with ongoing political and economic processes through which Tibetan medicine in exile has been transformed, since the 1990s, from a regional health tradition into a globally recognizable and clearly defined and delimited medical system. After some reflection on the notion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Masumi Zaiki; Togo Tsukahara This paper outlines some characteristics of the academic activity in the Japanese colonial setting, with special reference to meteorology on the southern colonial frontier of Japan's Empire, through the works of Ogasawara Kazuo at Taihoku Imperial University. We first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 163–171.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Warwick Anderson This introduction to a special issue on Emergent Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Southeast Asia describes the scope of the essays, the character of the region, and the potential relations of science and technology studies, area studies, and postcolonial studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of postwar decolonization and the short-lived milieu of scientific internationalism aspired by the United Nations and its specialized agencies. WHO's demand to outsource experts from developing countries was due to the lack of sources and enthusiasm of experts from Taiwan to participate in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., policy). Chen tracks the origins of Taiwanese subimperialism to nanxiang practices of labor exploitation and Taiwanese state protectionism. 5 The nanxiang policy positioned Southeast Asian countries as sources of labor, potential markets, and special regional development and industrial zones that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 425–451.
Published: 01 September 2013
... social, economic, and political processes. The focus is on two practitioners who share a great deal, including medical lineage, training, and ritual connection, but whose pharmacy practices diverge in several crucial ways. The article compares the institutional contexts within which they make medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... efficiency and flexibility. After the war, Taiwan Sugar rail faced even bigger changes, such as increasing competitive crops with cane and the use of TSC-owned land for industrial zone. This had led to dramatic changes in producing areas. In addition, in the wake of rapid economic growth, road and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 445–467.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Technical Cooperation Agency (OTCA), two professional agencies that specialized in giving grants, loans, and technical assistance to developing countries. At the same time, Japan made use of the regional aid frameworks of the Colombo Plan and the UN organization ECAFE (Economic Commission for Asia and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 June 2012
... example, cases in which historical actors had fluid occupations and identities and when their knowledge and skills were not so specialized, professionalized, and institutionalized? 9 These comments are not criticisms of the concept of “trading zone” itself. They are instead questions about its...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 403–407.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., economic, ecological, cultural, and political impacts of this unprecedented incident have far-reaching implications for all human beings around the world, and especially on Taiwan, because of several similarities between Taiwan and Japan. Since the Fukushima nuclear accident occurred, the question “Can a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 313–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
... concocted within the “experimental space” that Eastern Europe has long represented to antisocialist economists of the East and West alike. Pursuing a slightly different angle, Aihwa Ong (2007) suggests that the special economic zones opened up by Teng along the coastal regions of China have functioned...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... intellectual legacies. This special issue brings together researchers from history, industrial and economic sociology, and STS with case studies drawn from Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and China as well as their international dynamics; the authors work together to critically explore these cases and their theoretical...