|Title||Disengaging from "Asia"|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Journal||East Asian Science, Technology and Society|
|Keywords||Asia, ASIAN STUDIES, Cultural identity, Essays|
While the emerging field of (East) Asian STS presents a wealth of opportunities, it also raises a number of issues that bear further examination. This essay briefly discusses the ways that categories of identity shape the project of STS in and of Asia and the consequences that arise for scholarly practice within the discipline.