Book chapters

Elsevier,

International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 52, 2017, Pages 141-174

Conversations about inclusive education have dominated discussions within the field of severe disabilities for more than four decades. Parents, educators, advocates, policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders have all wrestled with—and vigorously debated—a progression of intriguing interrogatives. This content addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by addressing peer support arrangements as a promising and practical approach for supporting students with severe disabilities to access the myriad social and learning opportunities available within inclusive secondary school classrooms.
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Lall, Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being, 2017, Pages 1-11

This book chapter addresses goals 3, 12, and 15 by exploring how combining the knowledge derived from traditional medicinal practices with modern science creates endless possibilities for drug discovery and the use of plants in the treatment of a wide array of conditions.
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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, 2017, Pages 91-103

This chapter advances SDG 6, 11, and 12 by discussing the state-of-the-art of managing water supply and demand as a natural resource, and what indicators are being developed to identify water scarcity worldwide.
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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, 2017, Pages 3-22

This book chapter advances SDG 3, 6, and 12 by demonstrating the major water pollutants of incipient concern, their source, and fate.
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Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, Volume , 4 July 2017

This book chapter advances SDG 15 and 11 introducing a novel agricultural practice—vertical farming/urban agriculture, highlighting how it can help deliver safe and nutritious food for a growing world population in environmentally and socially sustainable ways.
Elsevier,

Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, Volume , 4 July 2017

This book chapter advances SDG 11, 15 and 9 presenting the role of adaptation of buildings in the context of climate change, the consequent implications on buildings in various climatic zones, and the possible strategies that need to be evaluated.
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Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations, 2017, Pages 209-217

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 10 by providing a summary of recent studies of the relation of poverty to chronic kidney disease and related outcomes.
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Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations, 2017, Pages 273-289

This book chapter advances SDGs 3 and 10 by ensuring equitable access to medications, technologies and clinical care are central to service delivery for effective screening, prevention and kidney disease management.
Elsevier,

Gopalakrishnan, Varsha and Bakshi, Bhavik R., "Including Nature in Engineering Decisions for Sustainability", Editor(s): Martin A. Abraham, Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, Elsevier (2017), Pages 107-116

Through the practice of biomimicry, engineering can both emulate and conserve the natural world. In this chapter, the author notes that our development practices have often "ignored or undervalued" nature, and describes the ways in which we can aim to build systems that are self-sustaining and resilient, much like earth's ecosystems. This chapter advances SDGs 7, 11 and 13.
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Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine (Third Edition), Gender in the Genomic Era, 2017, Pages 733-741

The chapter explores gender-specific medicine. It advances SDG Goal, Gender Equality, by ensuring gender is considered in treatments of illness and disease.

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