Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
Language English
Publication Date 2020/12
Type Research Paper (Scientific Journal)
Peer Review With peer review
Title Performativity of expectations: The emergence of plant gene editing technologies in Japan
Contribution Type Single Work
Journal Elementa
Journal TypeAnother Country
Volume, Issue, Pages 8(1),pp.36
Details Drawing ideas from the idea of performativity of expectations, this article examines the social dynamics through which the new field of plant gene editing technologies has emerged in Japan by looking into the ways in which this new field is framed, understood, and envisaged in science policy documents and how the promises made in these documents serve to attract the interest of necessary allies, drawing resources, and forming sociotechnical networks, while also impeding the emergence of a counternarrative.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.036