Science, Technology & Public Policy


Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Impacts of Conflicting, Institutional Mandates on Water Security: Pathways for Water Sector Development in Turkana County, Kenya

    Benard Oula Muok, Ong’ech Dennis Onyango

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 44-53
    Received: 11 May 2020
    Accepted: 27 May 2020
    Published: 8 June 2020
    Abstract: His paper elucidates the interactions between different formal and informal institutions in water governance through a case study of water distribution in Turkana County. Like other counties in Kenya, the governance of water in Turkana is currently taking place amidst a process of political devolution, changing policies and laws, and complex socio-... Show More
  • A Naturalistic Approach of Human Enhancement Ethics

    Jingtao Jiang

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 54-59
    Received: 18 May 2020
    Accepted: 4 June 2020
    Published: 15 June 2020
    Abstract: The debate between conservatism and progressivism of human enhancement ethics is essentially a debate between normative ethics and naturalistic ethics. Naturalistic ethics has a problem of "naturalistic fallacy", and normative ethics also has a problem of "normative paranoea". The former is a historical limitation of human cognitive ability which c... Show More
  • Intuition and Technological Artifice: The Interplay of Their Importance

    Theodore John Rivers

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 60-68
    Received: 10 March 2020
    Accepted: 20 July 2020
    Published: 28 July 2020
    Abstract: The simple or elementary meanings of intuition and technological artifice are not so simple or elementary when they are joined together. Nevertheless, their combined importance helps to explain how free choice underscores creativity. In reference to intuition, emphasis is placed upon the concentration of mental powers, and in reference to technolog... Show More
  • The Impact of Financial Development and Technological Innovation on the Upgrading of Zhanjiang's Industrial Structure

    Wenjie Yang, Li Sun

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: 23 July 2020
    Accepted: 5 August 2020
    Published: 18 August 2020
    Abstract: In the process of transformation and upgrading of China's industrial structure, financial development and technological innovation have played an extremely important role. Financial development is the core of the modern economy and penetrates the entire process of industrial development. It plays a pivotal role in optimizing resource allocation, pr... Show More
  • Regional Government Public Policy Implementation in Tourism Development

    Ibnu Kanaha, Arif Darmawan, Rachmawati Novaria

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 76-84
    Received: 17 August 2020
    Accepted: 5 September 2020
    Published: 19 September 2020
    Abstract: This study aims to analyze the description and explanation of the Implementation of Policy No. 09/2014 on the Regional Tourism Development Master Plan (RIPPDA) in tourism development. In addition, it analyzes the strategy of supporting factors and inhibiting factors for policy implementation. The research method is qualitative description, while th... Show More