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Title : Topography of Post-Genomic Researches in Korea: Governance a…
Date : 2015. 6.
Journal title : Journal of Science and Technology Studies
Author : Lee, June-Seok
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Human Genome Project was a big science done by United States, U.K., France, China, Germany and Japan. But in Korea HGP was not constructed because of lack of governmental funding and failure to attract relevant actors’ attention in spite of small voices …
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Title : The Landscape of Post-ELSI Methodologies: The Governance of …
Date : 2014. 12.
Journal title : Journal of Science and Technology Studies
Author : Taemin Woo and Buhm Soon Park
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This paper explores what we call ʻthe problem of undone social scienceʼ by examining the lack of interests in the social, ethical, and legal issues of synthetic biology among social scientists in Korea. This new field of science, which has emerg…
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Title : Contested Technologies, Resetting the Boundary, and the …
Date : 2014. 12.
Journal title : Journal of Science and Technology Studies
Author : Lee, June-Seok
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Functional Magnetic Resonance Angiography (fMRA) was a technoscientific innovation that allows scientists to directly view the changes made in the blood vessels of a brain. fMRA was first developed at Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) in Korea. fMRA m…
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Title : From Risk Society to Cosmopolitanism: Ulrich Beck’s Vision …
Date : 2014. 12.
Journal title : 사회사상과 문화
Author : Bak, Hee-Je
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Ulrich Beck has characterized modern society as risk society in which risks are mediated by science & technology and social institutions. This paper explains the changes in Beck’s ideas as he has moved from the theory of risk society to the theory of glo…
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Title : Politics of Technoscience and Science and Technology Governa…
Date : 2014. 12.
Journal title : Journal of Science and Technology Studies
Author : Bak, Hee-Je, Kim, Eun-Sung, and Kim, Jongyoung
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Recently, governance of science and technology emerged as one of most important social problems and as a result it is crucial to understand it in science and technology studies. This article discusses three most important realms in science and technology …
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Title : Is Climate Science Political?: A Rebuttal to Climate Change …
Date : 2014. 12.
Journal title : ECO
Author : Hee–Je Bak, Myung–sim Kim
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In the controversy over global climate change, climate change skeptics have argued that mainstream climate scientists, influenced by their interest of research fund and liberal political ideology, exaggerated the seriousness of global climate change for p…
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Title : Imagining Future Korean Carbon Markets: Coproduction of Carb…
Date : 2014. 10.
Journal title : Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning
Author : Eun-Sung Kim
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The politics surrounding Korean cap and trade policy is riddled with competing visions of carbon markets, product markets, and the government. Broadly drawing on concepts from constructivism (‘coproduction’) and economic sociology (‘embeddedness’), th…
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Title : The construction of scientific uncertainty and evident…
Date : 2014. 10.
Journal title : Journal of Risk Research
Author : Eun-Sung Kim
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The Camp Carroll controversy occurred in the aftermath of testimony given by three veteran United States soldiers, who stated that the Eighth US Army buried Agent Orange at Camp Carroll in South Korea during the late 1970s. This paper focuses on three sci…
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Title : A Preliminary Study on the Signifiant-Politics in the Case o…
Date : 2014. 6.
Journal title : Journal of Science and Technology Studies
Author : Lee, June-Seok and Hyun, Jaehwan
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For the past 20 years, expert groups and citizens in Korea have debated on the usefulness of personalized medicine. These debates were mainly focussed on the possibility of the promise – people mainly discussed whether it was a probable future or if…
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Title : The Networked Public, Multitentacled Participation,and Colla…
Date : 2014. 6.
Journal title : East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal
Author : Jongyoung Kim
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This article examines how the Korean government’s decision concerning the import of US beef sparkedmassive candlelight protests for severalmonths in 2008 and beyond. Emphasizing indeterminacy of participation, this article characterizes the unpredictable…
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Title : The Politics of Technoscience in Korea: From State Policy to…
Date : 2014. 6.
Journal title : East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal
Author : Hee-Je Bak
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Focusing on the changing relationships among the state, civil society, and science and technology (S&T) in contemporary Korean history, this article reviews the literature of science and technology studies on the politics of technoscience in South Korea. …
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Title : Technocratic precautionary principle: Korean risk governance…
Date : 2014. 4.
Journal title : New Genetics and Society
Author : Eun-Sung Kim
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Regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Korea fluctuate between technocracy and the precautionary principle (PP). Technocratic PP denotes the coexistence, or coproduction, of technocracy with PP – a complex ensemble of t…
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Title : Islands of Stability: Engaging Emergence from Cellular Autom…
Date : 2014. 1.
Journal title : ZMK
Author : Andrew Pickering
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Instead of considering »being with« in terms of non-problematic, machine-like places, where reliable entities assemble in stable relationships, STS conjures up a world where the achievement of chancy stabilisations and synchronisations is loca…
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Title : Does Expertise Determine Judgements of BSE Risks?: An Analys…
Date : 2013. 12.
Journal title : Korean Journal of Rural Society
Author : Bak, Hee-Je
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The literature on risk perceptions often assumes that there exist differences in risk judgements between experts and lay people and that the differences are stemming from the differences in expertise between the groups. Therefore, reducing the risk inform…
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Title : State-Driven Commercialization of Science and Its Cultural E…
Date : 2013. 11.
Journal title : Discourse 201
Author : Bak, Hee-Je
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This paper discusses the ways in which the Korean government has mobilized science for Korea’s economic development and, in so doing, how its utilitarian view of science has affected the norms and practices of Korean scientists. In early 1960s, the Korea…
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