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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 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michitake Aso Zink Eren , Hot Science, High Water: Assembling Nature, Society and Environmental Policy in Contemporary Vietnam Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press , 2013 . 304 pp . $80 hardcover, $30 paperback © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Eren Zink's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... English parlance the noun water serves as metaphor for many transformations and relationships. It quenches thirst, is thinner than blood, reflects like a mirror, shape-shifts into ice or steam, flows under bridges, keeps fish alive but drowns humans, may be clear or murky. . . . But for the purposes of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Yuuki Tomozawa Stolz Robert , Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2014 . 288 pp . $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Robert Stolz's Bad Water: Nature...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Fig. 1   The areas of water concessions: Jakarta's East and West Zones. Redrawn by author based on information from PAM Jaya Fig. 1 . The areas of water concessions: Jakarta's East and West Zones. Redrawn by author based on information from PAM Jaya More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the “everyday technology approach” and background information about the field site, the author next gives a brief historical description of the electrification process in rural China. The third part is dedicated to the ethnographic data concerning five appliances: electric light, water pump, TV...
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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 2   Plastic buckets used to accumulate and spread watered urine in vegetable gardens, Brightpath, November 2009. Photograph by the author Fig. 2 . Plastic buckets used to accumulate and spread watered urine in vegetable gardens, Brightpath, November 2009. Photograph by the author More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... drinking and bathing water during its two decades of operation. Many workers believe that their cancer and other grave illnesses are caused by chronic exposure to these toxic substances while they worked for the company. Although the company settled with the government over soil and groundwater pollution...
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Published: 01 March 2009
Fig. 23 The reassembled car for shipping oyster of fish farming in shallow marine water area. Photo by the author at Hanbao, Chanwha County Fig. 23. The reassembled car for shipping oyster of fish farming in shallow marine water area. Photo by the author at Hanbao, Chanwha County More
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Published: 01 June 2008
Fig. 1 One typical imagination of gender roles in coping with electricity use is reflected in the enlightenment booklets in the early phase of electrification: a woman conventionally uses water to clean wires and light bulb. The way of coping with electricity means a serious risk of life. Source More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., agencies with overlapping briefs addressed some of the relevant concerns piecemeal. Hu identifies environmental control agents working on forestry and water issues at the central, provincial, and local levels. During the Warlord period (1912–27), the National Bureau of Water Resources was established, as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... history of a state-led project to build out the electrical grid in Bali during Indonesia's New Order; Padawangi examines the politics of a community-based project aimed at expanding piped water service to poor neighborhoods in Jakarta; Fatimah analyzes a university-based project to establish a new biofuel...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and comprehensive strategy to water management. 2 One of the major challenges that Yao Wenhao faced when he set out to reform the state's management of water resources was prioritization. Precedents from the Song to the Ming dynasty presented him with two options: polder dike building...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the members of the Kokudoken and the residents who suffered the floods. The dam in this case was constructed not for water supply or flood control, but for hydroelectric power generation only. It was constructed in one of the areas that suffer the largest precipitation from typhoons in Japan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 541–547.
Published: 01 December 2018
... recognize and measure the flow of time. The first candidate would be sunlight with its diurnal and seasonal cycles. Another natural candidate is water, which may be more interesting for historical time, because although water is a recycling element, we never step into the same water twice. Historical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the soil, water, wind, sunlight, landscape, crops, weeds, fertilizers, pesticides, farming tools, farming labors, farming techniques, and traditional social ties. Starting in the mid-1960s, Lin-Bian and Jia-Dong (林邊、佳冬), two rural towns in central Ping-Tung, successfully converted themselves into...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 2012
... wearing masks; all this reminds people of the destruction caused by the petrochemical industry. Chapter 3 presents different viewpoints of experts on oceanography, wetlands ecology, zoology, water resources, economics, and other fields, all of whom have helped develop an unofficial version of the Kuokuang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 381–394.
Published: 01 September 2011
... banks, nor does a discussion take place in the National Assembly. The rather special case of the Dutch and their struggle against water has characterized that country's history and society, with its “water board democracy” and “dike army community.” But it may be time for Japan to reexamine its own...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2011
... specific procedures for the transplanting of seedlings, water management, weed control, and soil aeration, together with the use of organic nutrients. Arrays of benefits have been claimed to result from adopting these methods, including dramatically increased yields, more efficient resource use (especially...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 629–632.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the waters around the Zhoushan Archipelago in southeastern China. Environmental politics is always related to “argumentative struggles,” as Hajer (1995) puts it. The discourse of environment thus consists of various storylines. What attracts me in this book is Muscolino's grip on the...