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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 5 This image of a Family Planning worker, taken from an early 1970s edition of “Happy Home,” captures the representative type that FP was looking for, a modern woman willing to share her knowledge and experience with other village residents (가정의 벗) Fig. 5. This image of a Family Planning More
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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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Published: 01 December 2011
Fig. 3   Workers sorting and packing several varieties of organic rice in a Phnom Penh warehouse of the CEDAC Enterprise. Photograph by the author, February 2010 Fig. 3 . Workers sorting and packing several varieties of organic rice in a Phnom Penh warehouse of the CEDAC Enterprise. Photograph More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 111–133.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Wen-Ji Wang At a time when colonial governments were reluctant to launch comprehensive anti-leprosy programmes in the first half of the twentieth century, international charity organisations and medical missionary workers were keen on tackling this highly moralised disease. The same applied in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... ), this article shows how the state used metaphors of the invisible to influence social and political behavior. Convincing the barely literate peasant and the inchoately educated worker of possible dangers in the Cold War required a different epistemology of knowledge than in traditional society. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... carried a hint of Maoist romanticism that celebrated worker innovation and indigenous self-reliance. Zhang's IVF program thus offered a pivotal transitional process through which the sociotechnical imaginaries of biomedical reproductive modernity began to form in 1980s China. 11 1 2013 17 9...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 1   Bricks of Nanjing city wall: 24.2 cm  ×  10.2 cm ×  8.4 cm. Inscriptions: (left) “Leadman He Xianqing, vice leadman Peng Bao, assistant He Xin, kiln master Li Shengqing, workers households of Zhou Maosi of Yiwu”; (right) “Sui Yun, assistant to the supervising official of Yuanzhou More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 367–370.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to the social invisibility of the occupational hazards faced by African uranium workers. But the book is not a simplistic charge sheet, indicting capital for cynically exploiting labor. Through the concepts of technopolitics and entangled geographies introduced in her previous works, Hecht...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 601–623.
Published: 01 December 2013
... manufactured with Japanese nuclear power; it talks about the costs to Japan's national economic health while eliding the disproportionate costs borne by the bodies of plant workers ( Jobin 2011b , 2012 ). In this article, we link the themes of scale and narrative to present a broader understanding of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
... took place annually. This approach resembled Jin Zao's, whose suggestions were quoted by Yao in his book: “The solution is to mobilize one worker per tithing [i.e., group of ten households].” This worker came from one of the ten households and would be organized with workers from other tithings to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
... “a symbol of collective distress faced by many Japanese in terms of economic uncertainty” (5), but the diagnosis, when applied to overly diligent workers who burn out, also acts as leverage for compensation. In summary, the author considers depression as symptomatic not only of social ills but also...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... frustrating slowness of the Japanese. For example, the supplies necessary to make repairs, which he had specifically ordered to be delivered at high tide, did not arrive on time, one worker showed up just once and never returned, and a stableman spent two whole days going around to make his New Year's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 329–332.
Published: 01 September 2016
... volenti non fit injuria , or “to the willing person no injury is done,” which exempted employers from liability for compensating workers for employment-related injuries in nineteenth-century Britain (21). Despite challenges to this principle, and the eventual overturning of laws applying it, during rising...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 453–455.
Published: 01 September 2008
...,” which sets a time limit one can reopen a convicted case. Wen-Tsong Chiou looks into how people's idea of occupational risk and governance can reshape the interpretation of causation in worker's compensation and how Taiwan law fails to embrace such change and leaves workers to shoulder a lot of work...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 569–571.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the nineteenth century. During unrest, mutual aid networks known as gelaohui (Society of Elders and Brothers), organized around lineages, sprang up to cope with threats beyond the reach of the Qing state. In addition to security, kinship groups provided loans, arranged for workers to help during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Chapter 9, “Design of Keitai Technology and Its Use Among Service Engineers” (by Eriko Tamaru/Naoki Ueno) examines keitai as an instrument that service engineers can use to supervise their colleagues and describes how keitai can help to restructure the hierarchal relationship between workers and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 549–550.
Published: 01 December 2018
... fiercely debated in court. Siding with the plaintiffs, the STS community in Taiwan played an instrumental role in this victory, with its capacity to mobilize diverse experts (e.g., epidemiologists, toxicologists, environmental engineers) to collect data from various countries and to help translate workers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 March 2008
... emission and energy consumption, religious rituals and suicides, traditional roles of female workers and increase in the number of female conductors, and common activities of the passengers. Finally, in Chapter 8, Hood briefly describes the construction of the Taiwan high-speed railway, which opened...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
... teams of health care workers and soldiers to conduct forced vaccination on customers in tea houses and passengers disembarking from steamboats. Most of the chapter, however, is about the Peking Union Medical College professor John B. Grant's vision for the establishment of community health care in China...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... involving the training of local teachers in basic health care, so they can take on the additional role of community health worker. Furthermore, the Jammu and Kashmir state government has recognized the important contribution that amchi make to health care in Ladakhi communities and for some time now has...