East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (2014) 9:1–4

"Hot Science challenges dichotomies such as local/ global, Vietnamese/foreign, and science/politics by showing that such dichotomies more aptly describe the framing of these projects than the targets of their interventions.

"Hot Science challenges dichotomies such as local/ global, Vietnamese/foreign, and science/politics by showing that such dichotomies more aptly describe the framing of these projects than the targets of their interventions. In this way, the book offers a corrective to commonly held conceptions of how science and development currently intertwine in non-Western countries that receive foreign aid.

(…)this book offers a provocative look at contemporary networks of scientists and a useful summary of current climate change policy debates in Vietnam. In this sense, this book also documents the power of Western defined issues such as climate change or avian flu to enroll diverse objects and actors (…)."

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