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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 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
... such a conceptual shift when he declares, “Sadly, the comparisons that thrive in area studies are often static and typological, lacking the dynamism and specificity that would better illuminate how science and technology travel .” And he adds: “Thinking about science studies as area studies might...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... focusing on culture, some anthropologists argue that the indigenous conceptualization of difference and travel can be radically different from Western notions. This article explores the intricate relationship between travel of technology and imaginations about difference by focusing on two modes of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... travels impelled by concerns with population control, population “bombs,” and eugenics, often linked to sometimes coercive post-World War II development schemes, and often emphasizing safety aspects of contraceptive technologies ( Gordon 1976/1990 ; Hartman 1987/1995; Correa 1994 ; Ginsberg and Rapp...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
... ). Assisted reproductive technologies and cultural change . Annual Review of Anthropology , 37 , 177 – 196 . Paik Y. G. ( 2007 ). Maternal travelers and the globalizing clinics: mobilizing maternity and reproductive stratification in the South Korean context . Presented at meetings of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... flux, making it difficult for the Chinese to meet them. Many of the northeast rice researchers I interviewed had connections with Japanese and Korean rice researchers and had traveled to Korea and/or Japan to learn and share information about rice production technology. At the same time, the Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Mareile Flitsch Knowledge organisation, embodiment of knowledge and knowledge representation are important issues for an anthropology of technology, which seeks to explore the ways in which people find and shape everyday solutions to social and technical challenges. This article discusses the...
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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 2012 01 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 fiction set in the future, or an imagined...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Min Suh Son Kŭnbae Kim . Han'guk kŭndae kwahak kisul illŭk ŭi ch'ulhyŭn [The Emergence of Modern Korean Scientific and Technological Manpower] Seoul : Munhak kwa chisŭngsa , 2005 12 9 2007 12 9 2007 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2008 2008 This content is made freely available...
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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 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
... with it (as he certainly does here), then the phrase would encompass even the supposedly big technologies such as trams and railways, both for those who used them for traveling daily to work or for those who just worked in such enterprises. Even the rice mill in this selection, though “bigger” than the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 15–18.
Published: 01 December 2007
... democratic foundation, and to implement new practices of public participations to create strong civil societies. Such efforts extend to the field of science and technology policy-making, which has been dominated by elites and experts, but has now become the touchstone to examine the depth of democratization...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 175–193.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mathieu Quet; Marianne Noel Science and technology studies (STS) is now a mature field in many countries, and it is important to understand its historical and political roots in a wide variety of national contexts. The present contribution to such a vast project links a number of South Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 279–297.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Fa-ti Fan; Shun-Ling Chen; Chia-Liang Kao; Michelle Murphy; Matt Price; Liz Barry Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 We believe it’s important, in this special issue on citizen science, to hear the opinions, experiences, and voices of practitioners. After all, they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 287–314.
Published: 01 September 2009
... apparatuses, on the scale of development and refinement of modern technologies of belonging (and destruction); thus, the scale may be more clearly understood. Subchapters—on body and clothing, on hearing, on seeing, and on the urban—suggest that this is an epilogue never written for my 2002 book Engineers of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 91–131.
Published: 01 March 2009
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Reassembled cars Technology Virtual collaborated network Unlicensed reassembled cars can be seen everywhere in Taiwan. In farming, transporting, and construction work, resembled cars are heavily relied on either by the public or private sector. Nevertheless, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 151–165.
Published: 01 June 2008
... imposed Du Fu's absences through its system of official postings. Letters were the technology upon which Du Fu and his colleagues depended to assuage their anxieties and bridge the distance from friends and family. Their letters travelled via the network of communications that the government maintained...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 331–358.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Michelle F. Hsieh This article is motivated by the notion of technological interdependence to understand technological change and learning in the context of Taiwan's quest for industrial upgrading and innovation. A distinctive feature of Taiwan's postwar economic development was decentralized...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 253–274.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ruselle Meade The enthusiasm for translation during the early Meiji period is well documented. However, beyond Fukuzawa Yukichi, the publishing sensation of the era, little is known about those who translated works on technology or their motives for doing so. During the 1870s, the heyday of Japan's...