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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 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... or even local residents, suspicious that local water supplies might be tainted and that servants might have failed to boil and strain it properly, purchased bottles of water that supposedly guaranteed freedom from infection. What these consumers wanted out of their bottles was pure H 2 O. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Hsin-Hsing Chen The prolific struggle of Taiwanese former employees of the U.S.-based Radio Corporation of America, which operated from 1970 to 1992, has finally reached court in Taiwan. The company had been dumping its chlorinated organic solvent into the same aquifer that supplied workers with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
... masculinity through a new technology (Figs. 1 and 2 ). A further compulsory choice of electrical appliances is the water pump. In rural China, there is no centralised drinking water supply. Villagers fetch the groundwater from wells. Whereas lighting was initially a female domain, fetching water from...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society 8005335.
Published: 11 October 2019
... human survival, like the supply of water. Support- ing services are those that do not directly benefit people but rather contribute to other beneficial services, like nutrient cycling, which is crucial for agricultural productivity. While this classification can be questioned, it is indicative of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 397–423.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Tibetan medicines, it is necessary to consider the original context of Tibetan medicine to understand pharmacological needs and the principles behind collecting medicinal plants to develop a strategy that might guarantee sustainable development of the plant supply. After considering the wider context of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2012
... agricultural companies, who pondered over how to further exploit the untapped potential of the island's tropical environment; and doctors and bureaucrats concerned with the supply of quinine to civilian and military personnel as the wartime empire expanded into Southeast Asia. Hoshi's cinchona cultivation...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 277–308.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the contention over energy supply between 2011 and 2015, this article provides an analysis of how power shortages are presented in discursive ambiguity, how the claimed crisis over the electricity shortage moves to the center of public debate via the institutional practices of power rationing, and...
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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 March 2017) 11 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... infrastructure provision since at least the 1970s, when the government's Kampung Improvement Program, funded by the World Bank, sought to modernize water supply to poor neighborhoods. However, with the privatization of Jakarta's water infrastructure, the involvement of community-based organizations (CBOs) in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 329–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... insufficient water supply, the need to reclaim land from the sea, and a small harbor. There would also be high costs involving compensation to local fishermen, ecological destruction, and objections from the local fishermen's association and environmental organizations. Shieh and Ho devote only four pages...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
... between state experts and the urban social movement over water governance in the Indonesian capital. Inequality of water supply has been a chronic problem in Jakarta, and citizens have been trying to change that situation. Empowered by a post-New Order democratic spirit, a new alliance was built between...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 457–460.
Published: 01 September 2008
... person who uses electric light is Liu Ming-chuan, and the first water power station in Taiwan is Gueishan power station, etc. Such descriptions easily amaze the readers with the history of Taiwan's electricity development. For a long time, we were used to viewing the initial period of postwar industrial...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
... he was to build a water supply network in Manila, in a project that used money from Japan's war compensation. The respectable scientific master Deppermann was no longer there, but Ogasawara convinced the government that building a water supply for the poor, and helping with underdeveloped nations...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 189–215.
Published: 01 June 2011
... areas produce a second crop within the year. The situation is generally attributed to the lack of assured water supply, as river levels decline sharply during the dry season, but other factors are also significant, such as competition for grazing by livestock and high transport and transaction costs...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 297–322.
Published: 01 April 2014
... simply pulls a cart” (181). Throughout the construction, Indian technicians constantly doubted Japanese engineering skills, village heads argued for wage hikes or higher compensation amounts, divisions in the Electricity Supply Board between pro-thermal and pro-hydropower factions delayed procurements...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... rights reserved. British Malaya Newspapers Colonial science and medicine Health communications So far as we are concerned, we shall be delighted to abandon drains, water supply, plague quarantine and tuberculosis and turn to high politics and the higher criticism as soon as there is some...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... cooperative ensures plentiful water twice a year during translplanting. 9 As in Mukerji's seventeenth-century France (1994) , rural Meinung has been made and reshaped by a multitude of historical agents. Like the material landscape, the social landscape in Meinung is a result of long-lasting social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
... water collected with all the melted fat is then drunk or used as a stock to cook tentuch ( 'then thug , home-made pasta). Amdo Tibetans deem fatty food, fried bread, and butter delicious and often remark that “pigs eat vegetables” ( phag gis sngo tshod za ba red ). 7 Pigs were introduced to Tibetan...
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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...