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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 477–497.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Cold War in East Asia that was both similar to and different from the historical or imperial-colonial paradigm. Finally, the article touches on some thoughts on new forms of colonial medicine during the Cold War in East Asia. 06 4 2016 05 5 2017 © 2017 Ministry of Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., it narrows the field of qualities available to the touch in conventional and historically authorized ways, while still relying on a qualitative excess. In spite of a widespread interest in providing objectively proven, evidence-based medicine both in China and in North America, this article suggests...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 557–578.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the labor, intimacy, and affect that went into the experiment. To return to Puig de la Bellacasa: “To think with touch has the potential to inspire a sense of connectedness that can further problematize abstractions and disengagements of (epistemological) distances—between subjects and objects...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 7.
Published: 01 March 2019
... EASTS when compared to those of other journals. For nine months prior to taking this position, I was working as a substitute convener. During that period, I had the good fortune to be in touch with a number of scholars from East Asia and beyond, and their scholarly rigor and intellectual depth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... little uneasy: that is, the notion of compiling East Asian case studies of science and technology. I must admit the reminder of James B. Conant's Harvard Case Studies in Experimental Science , those influential volumes with their Cold War functionalist gloss, gave me a touch of neurasthenia. The advice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2011
... I took turns reading aloud from a collection of Arthur Rimbaud's poems, hoping to soothe him, though my French accent seemed only to irritate him. At first Carleton blamed the attempts of the hospital staff to touch him for precipitating each attack—with the result that I had to insert the IV line...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
... missed opportunity. As often happens in the field of STS, this anthology inevitably touches upon historical agendas that shaped its own focus. However, apart from the first section of the book, history gets short shrift. Yet the globalization of science can actually be dated back much earlier than...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 573–575.
Published: 01 November 2012
... community building is everywhere around us—and entirely in our hands. Additional blueprints for a better global village emerge over the latter part of the conversation in this part. As a historian of disease, I was particularly touched by the discussion of super influenza. In 2005 B. Lee Ligon...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 December 2007
... it represents one of the first and few empirical studies touching upon this interesting nexus between statistical practices and politics/power in a Korean context. After an introduction, the book begins with a chapter reviewing the development of modern statistical systems and practices in Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
... briefly touches on such theoretically given indeterminacies, while his main argument is that epidemiologists involved in double-blinded RCTs on the efficacy of acupuncture needling are working with a concept of a physiologised form of acupuncture. Where Scheid's case study is concerned mostly with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 March 2010
... political debates that routinely break out over the allocation of public resources to technoscientific production—they are barely touched. The purview of Genes on the Scale is, like most ELSI programs, limited to the repercussions of the development of genetic technoscience after the fact ( Macnaghten et...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 613–616.
Published: 01 December 2017
... compromise between ‘red hots’ and ‘dirty socks’” (51). It also requires special preparation: “Not touching it with a knife . . . the metal of the knife changes the flavor . . . [grilling] the matsutake on a hot pan without oil . . . oil changes the smell” (47). An expensive luxury, matsutake are mostly given...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 233–236.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and partly because there are too many researches going on. But whatever the reason, STSers should think about very deeply how we should, and can, touch, intervene, or interfere with this whole process. You can call this intervention as you like: “science democratization”, “technology assessment...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... participation in their marketing contributed to the sense that bicycles belonged in India. Also, a homegrown touch was seen in the various uses the basic technology was put to in different locales. Indians’ supposed inability to handle this particular technology was a recurring theme, especially in the context...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 229–231.
Published: 01 January 2015
... reflect the deep sociotechnical ties related to nuclear energy production. Nuklir Jawa also touches on the three most devastating accidents that define nuclear history: Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima. Proponents of nuclear power in the film argue that those plants were based on outdated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Legs ( www.ted.com/talks/aimee_mullins_prosthetic_aesthetics , accessed 20 October 2015) . Romney, Lee (2012). Prosthetics Gets the Personal Touch. Los Angeles Times 4 April . Snow Charles Percy ( 2001 [1959] ). The Two Cultures . London : Cambridge University Press . Solon...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
...), politician and gastronome Let me first remind readers of Professor Chia-Ling Wu's farewell remarks in our previous issue (10, no. 3); they end with a touching sentence: “If we are what we eat, I hope EASTS has nourished us and even transformed how we understand East Asia, as well as science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 June 2017
... conceptual apparatus. “STS might do well to explore a . . . postcolonial version of the principle of symmetry,” they write (214, emphasis mine). This would mean “treating non-Western and [Euro-American] STS terms of analysis symmetrically” (ibid.). The appeal to symmetry is a nice touch, reminding readers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 257–269.
Published: 01 June 2017
... relations that they imply? How to think about the ways in which the latter set limits to the conditions of the possibility for translation? And what, if anything, might be done to alter those conditions? We touch on these questions in “Provincializing STS” and again below, working in a context that has been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
... (Jasanoff 1995 , 2002 ), another forum worth investigating that touches more directly on the relationship between science and political power is the process of a national bioethics advisory committee drafting a bill to regulation biotechnology. Following this line of investigation, Yoon, Cho, and Jung's...