Book chapters


Choy Yee Keong, Chapter 2 - The United Nations' journey to global environmental sustainability since Stockholm: An assessment, Editor(s): Choy Yee Keong, Global Environmental Sustainability, Elsevier, 2021, Pages 7-61

This book chapter advances SDGs 13, 15, and 17 by providing perspective on what's been done so far to address environmental sustainability globally and how the goals have developed as a response to climate change.

Plastics to Energy, 2019, Pages 469-505

This book chapter addresses goals 12, 14 and 15 by discussing the debate surrounding the role of biodegradable plastics in solving plastic solid waste accumulation and assisting the transition toward a circular economy, in turn encouraging more sustainable communities and responsible consumption.
This chapter sets out to identify key dimensions of oppression and allyship in nursing, where nurses coming from dominant or privileged groups take action to reject and dismantle conditions of oppression.

Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat (2nd edition), 2020, Pages 35-61

This book chapter addresses goals 14, 13 and 6 by looking at climate change and the threats to deep sea benthic habitats.

Advances in Chemical Pollution, Environmental Management and Protection, Volume 6, 2020, Pages 1-31

This chapter advances SDG 6 by presenting three low-cost treatment solutions based on solar energy disinfection, phytoremediation, and a combination of biofiltration and solar energy disinfection.

Active Above-Knee Prosthesis, A Guide to a Smart Prosthetic Leg, 2020, Pages 1-17

During the last decade, there has been both academic and industry interest in devising technologically advanced solutions for the improvement of mobility of people with a lower-limb amputation. This is due to the increased number of lower-limb amputees and the fact that the majority of current prosthetic solutions are energetically passive devices that are unable to restore full mobility to lower-limb amputees. This book chapter addresses SDG 10 by focusing specifically on lower limb prosthetics for amputees.

Enhancing Disaster Preparedness, 2021, Pages 259-272

This chapter addresses SDG 10 and SDG 11 by examining social vulnerability and inequality globally and how that impacts the response to disasters.

Aquananotechnology: Applications of Nanomaterials for Water Purification, 2021, Pages xv-xxiv

This book chapter advances SDG 6 and 14 by introducing and summarizing efforts of nanomaterials research for environmental remediation--focusing on water purification

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 5, 2020, Pages 53-117

This book chapter discusses how new policies are needed to reorient the food system so that it prioritizes smallholder communities, with a renewed focus on the needs and aspirations of women, advancing SDG 2 ad SDG 5.

Understanding Disaster Risk, 2021, Pages 257-277

This book chapter advances SDG10 and 16 by investigating practices for disaster response that take indigenous communities into account--something that is often ignored or even actively opposed.