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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 329–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Hua-Mei Chiu Jyh-Cherng Shieh 謝志誠 and Ming-sho Ho 何明修, Ba jing you Taiwan: Guoguang shihua de gushi 八輕遊台灣:國光石化的故事 [ The Naphtha Cracker That Travels around Taiwan: The Story of Koukuang Petrochemical Project ] Taipei : River Gauche , 2011 . 358 pp. NT $320 . 01 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Travel and comparison —most anthropologists are quite familiar with these two words, but not as a pair. The five articles in this volume share the emphasis placed on their intersection; they treat technoscientific practices as critical sites for rethinking the relationship between comparing and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Atsuro Morita Recent studies in STS and anthropology have elucidated that the travel of science has been entangled with various forms of travel, including indigenous modes. While the Western style of travel often entails comparative imaginations about the difference between places and people...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 185–204.
Published: 01 June 2013
... whale inscriptions, travel the world in different sociospatial patterns, each carrying specifiable effects. The article ends by reflecting on the methodological implications of such comparative globalities for STS work, which, like this article itself, travels between Euro-American and East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... constituted through the very process of moving a technology from one setting to another. Central to this process of a technology traveling, we suggest, is the role played by comparisons invoked by actors and the technology itself. These comparisons become instances of evaluating local practices, thus...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 267–274.
Published: 01 June 2012
... developmental juggernaut. As local fears hybridized, borrowed from, and traveled beyond their initial spheres of articulation, they created an intricate ecology of fear within which postcolonial megatech projects had to survive. Actor network theory, I argue, is insufficiently sensitive to these lurking...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 499–518.
Published: 01 December 2017
... migration to the United States and Europe was enhanced by changes to immigration law in and following 1965. Even before this change, however, Korean nurses began traveling abroad for further education and professional development, with the Korean War opening up numerous opportunities consistent with such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 151–166.
Published: 01 February 2015
... property rights cannot protect tacit knowledge. It is extremely difficult to keep it from traveling to other countries, which poses a risk for the development of Taiwanese high-tech industries. These findings help explain the surprising ways in which global technology flows affect employment in local high...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... markers travels and how its operations are carried out both inside and outside this regulatory science. This study traces knowledge making about steroid doping regulations and its journey through the media and cyberspace, thus showing that regulatory efforts against doping were incidentally linked to the...
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Published: 01 December 2009
explain them. Belonging to a poor family, he couldn't afford to sit for the civil service examinations. Thus, he devoted himself to studying arts and techniques. When he was over 10 years old, he traveled to the Guangdong province to look for famous masters. He stayed there a long time without meeting More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 327–329.
Published: 01 September 2018
...). It described a future world of material abundance, where war and exploitation have disappeared, and where even space travel is possible (an idea influenced by the translation of Jules Verne). It did not revolutionize Confucianism, but rather confucianized revolution by situating the notions of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... suggests, it will not be business as usual. The birth of the new journal signals the emergence of novel sites for STS and the development of a broader community of scholars. It provides a guide to the travels of STS beyond Western Europe and North America. Fu Daiwie and his colleagues therefore deserve...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 431–432.
Published: 01 September 2008
... events unfolding in that birthday party. One is the keynote speech “From Medical Tourism to Egg Donation: Reflections on East Asian STS” by Professor Charis Thompson of UC Berkeley. The other is a round table discussion entitled: How Technology Traveled from Old Oriental to New East Asia? STS and Area...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 337–339.
Published: 01 December 2016
... over the first decade of EASTS 's history, I think Professor Wu's cooking and sharing metaphor is truly appropriate for this East Asia–based journal. EASTS started with a metaphor of travel, offered up in the title of Professor Daiwie Fu's position paper “How Far Can East Asian STS Go?” (1, no. 1: 1...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 223–224.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Henriette Langstrup and by Christine Y. L. Luk demonstrate the transnational aspect of biotechnology as it settles in Asia. Rogvi, Juul, and Langstrup reveal the complicated social interactions that have arisen from a diabetes-monitoring software package traveling from Denmark, where it was developed, to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2011
... white men on far-flung travels in search of mysteries. Warwick Anderson's The Collectors of Lost Souls risks this move, offering us a page-turning, globe-trotting romp sprinkled with explicit references to Joseph Conrad. Conrad's novels have long generated debate among postcolonial critics: does his...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2012
... sociocultural context of the Japanese students and their training prior to traveling abroad, the narrative turns to the specific practices and experiences of the students. Chen divides the group of students into three cohorts. The first came to Germany in the 1870s, and although its members had studied some...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 275–293.
Published: 01 June 2015
... need to share expensive technical equipment and laboratory space, the development of new information technology, and affordable travel costs ( Stefaniak 2001 ). Conducting S&E research alone has become a practice of the past. In fact, research collaboration has become a scientific value—scientists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... slightly different definitions, too. Among them I have chosen a standard but conservative definition from The Oxford English Dictionary : “fiction in which the setting and story feature hypothetical scientific or technological advances, the existence of alien life, space or time travel, etc., esp. such...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 349–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... institutionally strong colonial characteristics” (107), Shin concludes. Sakano Toru’s “Coral Reef, Travels, and the Island People: The ‘Nanyo Experience’ of the Researchers at the Palau Tropical Biological Station” seeks to expand our notion of fieldwork by discussing the entire life experiences in a colonial...