This 1999 article by Song Sang-Yong reviews the growth of STS in Korea and contemplates future directions.Read more
The authors of this article use bibliometric techniques to analyze the prevalence of specific themes and approaches in the Journal of Science and Technology Studies (Kagaku Gijutsu Shakai-ron Kenkyū) and East Asian Science, Technology and Society.
Francesca Bray responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more
This 2018 article by Zhengfeng Li and Xiao Lu explores the influential relationship between Marxism, Western theories, and the development of STS in China.Read more
This 2009 article by Yuko Fujigaki describes the development of Japanese STS from the 1980s up to the planning processes for the 2010 4S Meeting in Tokyo. The article also focuses on analyzing historical case studies (Minamata disease, itai-itai disease, the Monju nuclear power plant incidents)...Read more
Resisting the conventional framing of "Western" versus "non-Western" frameworks, Matsumoto discusses challenges facing the sociology of science and technology, with a special emphasis on "theoretical challenges from the viewpoint of a scholar who is embedded in the East Asian locality." (130) ...Read more
This article introduces the second set of papers on the state of the social studies of science in Japan that emerged from a March 2009 workshop on Asian STS held at the National University of Singapore. Read more
Ruey-Lin Chen describes the intensifying relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more