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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Ruey-Lin Chen This article explores some possible forms that a special East Asian approach to STS studies might take. The goal is to build a methodology of East Asian STS theories. The first step is the articulation of a theoretical basis for such an approach. The author considers the potential for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 439–444.
Published: 01 September 2008
... theory building with regard to specific social contexts, and to create research synergy at different spatial scales. 1 12 2008 1 12 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Dong-Won Kim On Low's Morris Building a Modern Japan: Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Meiji Era and Beyond ( New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2005 ) 4 5 2007 4 5 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 461–466.
Published: 01 September 2010
...John DiMoia Gyun Park Tae 박태균 , ( Archetype and Metamorphosis: The Origin of Korea's Economic Development Plans ). Seoul : Seoul Taehakkyo Chulpanbu , 2007 . ISBN. 978-89-521-0816-6 pp. 418 Brazinsky Gregg Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
... network building is an important part of the innovation process. According to Andrew Van de Ven (1986 : 601), innovation is a “network-building effort that centers on the creation, adoption, and sustained implementation of a set of ideas among people…[and] this network-building activity must occur both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rita Padawangi Urban water supply is a domain of expertise for which “best practices” have been dominated by states and financial institutions that are directly involved in infrastructure building. This leads to the implementation of decontextualized ideas and a transfer of knowledge from one place...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to such an extent that it is possible to sequence an entire human genome for less than USD $100. Nevertheless, his attempts to merge a multiplicity of Marxist and Foucauldian theories can be commendable. Furthermore, despite the seemingly optimistic proliferation of data in the information-scapes...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 November 2012
... explicitly engaged in theory building is fascinating. While we don't have any specific evidence as yet to understand why not, one possible dimension of this problem may be located in the ways that theories and communities interact. Theories don't exist in abstract universal space but instead emerge from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Japanese prowhaling establishment continues to justify whaling in the Antarctic for scientific purposes. The ethnographic puzzle picked up here is how such work of scientific justification plays out in transnational contexts. Engaging discussions in actor-network theory (ANT), the article addresses this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... intergovernmental organizations and the self-fashioning of psychiatrists in Taiwan in order to build a national medical discipline that facilitated the connubiality between the two. Moreover, the psychiatric epidemiological research conducted in Taiwan was influenced by the survey-based Japanese ethnological...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... their home country, as suggested in transnationalism literature. In fact, more than one-third of the respondents in this study collaborate only within the United States. Those who do collaborate with Indian researchers are more likely to build alliances with scholars who have been trained in the United...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... described and analyzed. In doing so, we can envision a new STS theory. Although there are some disputes about the issue of “Asia as method,” most will accept the idea of building a middle-range theory from case studies in East Asia ( Fu 2007 ; Anderson 2012 ; Fan 2012 ). Following Ruey-Lin Chen's (2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 2018
... evolving state of science and technology (S&T) and its history and cultural tradition. Marxism, especially natural dialectics, had a profound impact on China’s STS knowledge system, research team, and disciplinary building. Since 1978, with the opening up of China, Western theories about the sociology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... static, statistical taxonomy of precisely measured blood and body parts. As an administrative tool of empire and nation building, the quantitatively defined Asian was plotted along Cartesian coordinates of racial purity. By the twenty-first century, new computational technologies flexibly supported both...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... will seriously affect the agenda building and frame building of the public. 07 8 2014 01 7 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 stem cell research co-word analysis media framing science communication In the last two decades, stem cell research...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Michael M. J. Fischer Abstract East Asia and Southeast Asia provide at least four relational locales or sites of cultural critique and materials for new twenty-first-century theory construction governed by growing biological and ecological knowledge. I document a moment in East Asian and Southeast...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Different theories contended, and a range of visions of a modern civilization was advanced, some of which had an influence on theories and practices of hygienic modernity even into the twenty-first century. 30 5 2011 20 4 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Japan school...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Hang Ryeol Na This article reveals the role nationalism plays when states collaborate for the purpose of ecological research. Working from the perspective of international regime theories, the author develops a case study around the East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (EABRN), a project under the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 381–396.
Published: 01 December 2015
... studies of Chinese medicine construct an insightful model integrating a practical ontology, a correlative thinking method, and displacement agency theory, sharing basic theoretical assumptions with Bruno Latour's actor-network theory. On the other hand, the studies of reassembled cars, plant grafting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... anthropocentric words such as nü (woman) and nan (man), Chinese biologists also incorporated sophisticated biological theories of sex from Europe and North America, including the theories of “gynandromorphism” and “intersexuality.” The implicit and explicit figurations of hermaphroditism reveal the ways in which...